Lakehead University has a student count just under 10000 students with over 1500 international students stemming from 80 different countries. As the university has 2 campuses, the main campus in Thunder Bay has approximately 7,900 students. In 2006, a new permanent extension campus in Orillia was constructed that houses around 1400 students. In September 2013, the Faculty of Law welcomed its first batch of students. Lakehead University also provides scholarships and bursaries to their students. Scholarships and bursaries like Nursing Bursaries, Hamlin Family Fund Bursary, Hamlin Family Fund Native Bursary, etc. are a part of this. Apart from this, the university provides entrance scholarships to high-school students on merit base paid out during four years of undergraduate. Lakehead also offers free tuition to students with a 95% average or higher.