Queen's University

country rank  9
world rank  149

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University Overview

Founded in 1841, Queen's University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kingston (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Queen's University (QU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Queen's University (QU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 178 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym QU
Founded 1841
Motto Sapientia et Doctrina Stabilitas
Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of the times
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address 206 Richardson Hall
Kingston (population range: 50,000-249,999)
K7L 3N6 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (613) 533 2000
F +1 (613) 533 6300

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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 40-50%
Admission Office 74 Union Street, Gordon Hall
Kingston K7L 3N6
+1 (613) 533 2218

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Queen's University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Psychological Association APA
  • European Foundation for Management Development EFMD-EQUIS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019