Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University of Newfoundland is a comprehensive university located primarily in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Memorial University began as Memorial University College (MUC), which opened in September 1925 at a campus on Parade Street in St. John's. With historical strengths in engineering, business, geology, and medicine, it is one of the top comprehensive universities in Canada. With over 17,500 students, it is also the largest university in Atlantic Canada. MUN's four main campuses are served by more than 900 faculty and 2,300 staff members. Memorial University of Newfoundland has been featured in the SJTU World university rankings, the TOP 500 and many other rankings. MUN has four main campuses and two satellite campuses across three regions of Newfoundland and Labrador, and in two countries (Canada and England). The main campus in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is split by Prince Philip Drive where the northern section is bounded by Pippy Park, and the southern section is largely surrounded by residential areas.