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Nipissing University

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Nipissing University is a small liberal arts university located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada, on a 720 acre (2.9 km²) farm site overlooking Lake Nipissing. Founded in 1967 as an affiliate of Laurentian University, Nipissing became an independent institution in 1992. The university's unique character is defined by its location in Northern Ontario, a large faculty of education program with 25 percent of the total student enrollment, and shared facilities with Canadore College. Nipissing offers a variety of programs in the arts, sciences, business, and education. The university has a full-time enrollment of 1,985 students.

The University also has a satellite campus located in Bracebridge, Ontario, in the heart of the Muskoka area.

The fictional Elizabeth Patterson, from Lynn Johnston's For Better or For Worse comic strip, attended Nipissing.

The university is represented in Canadian Interuniversity Sport by the Nipissing Lakers.

See also: List of Ontario Universities

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