Even before women were legally recognized as persons, the Ursuline sisters founded Brescia University College in 1919. They created sacred spaces where women could access the prestigious education previously denied to them, while fostering their commitment to leading with wisdom, justice and compassion in a changing world.
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For more than 100 years, Brescia University College has been Canada’s leader in women’s education. As an affiliate of Western University, Brescia provides students with the best of both worlds: a safe, close-knit community with engaging class sizes as well as the amenities, activities and varsity athletics program of one of Canada’s largest universities. Brescia offers wraparound academic, wellness and professional support to graduate women who achieve extraordinary success.
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Meredith College has been educating strong, confident women for more than a century. Chartered in 1891, the College opened with 200 students and a mission to provide a first-rate course of female education. Today Meredith is one of the largest independent women’s colleges in the U.S., graduating nearly 500 students each year who come from across the country and around the world.
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Many colleges say they offer a personal education. Meredith College delivers on that promise. Rigorous academics and a commitment to experiential learning – offered in a personalized environment – challenge Meredith women to discover their individual strengths and then grow stronger. We promise you this: No matter how strong you think you are, you’re stronger. Come to Meredith and we’ll prove it.