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Université du Québec à Rimouski

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70

world rank

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Overview

Established in 1969, Université du Québec à Rimouski (University of Québec in Rimouski) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Rimouski (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lévis. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec (Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research, Quebec), Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 48 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Canadian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UQAR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of Québec in Rimouski
Acronym UQAR
Founded 1969
Colours Marine blue
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Location


Address 300, Allée des Ursulines
Rimouski
G5L 3A1 Quebec
Canada
Population range 10,000-49,999
Phone +1 (418) 723 1986
Fax +1 (418) 724 1869
Other locations Lévis
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Université du Québec à Rimouski's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 300, Allée des Ursulines
Rimouski G5L 3A1
Phone +1 (418) 723 1986
800 511 3382

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Université du Québec à Rimouski's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Université du Québec à Rimouski for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

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Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec


Year of first Accreditation

1969



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Affiliations

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)


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