Concordia University

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world rank  287

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University Overview

Founded in 1974, Concordia University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Montréal (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Quebec), Concordia University (CU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Concordia University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 48 years old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym CU
Founded 1974 Merger of Loyola College (1896) and Sir George Williams University (1926)
Colours Maroon, gold and white

University Location

Address 1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest
H3G 1M8 Quebec
Tel +1 (514) 848 2424
Fax +1 (514) 848 3494

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W
Montreal H3G 1M8
(514) 848 2424, ext. 4779

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Concordia University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)
  • Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)
  • Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • AMBA Development Network (ADN)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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