Bishop's University

country rank  64
world rank  2502

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University Overview

Established in 1843, Bishop's University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Sherbrooke (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Quebec. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec), Bishop's University (BU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bishop's University (BU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 175 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym BU
Founded 1843
Motto Recti Cultus Pectora Roborant
Sound learning strengthens the spirit
Colours Purple and gray

University Location

Address 2600 College Street
Sherbrooke (population range: 50,000-249,999)
J1M 1Z7 Quebec
Canada
T +1 (819) 822 9600
F +1 (819) 822 9661

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 2600 College Street
Sherbrooke J1M 1Z7
+1 (819) 822 9600
877 822 8200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bishop's University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018