Queen's University

country rank  9
world rank  119

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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 Advanced Education and Skills Development, 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 176 years old higher-education 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment. QU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

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 over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 80-90%
Admission Office 74 Union Street, Gordon Hall
Kingston K7L 3N6
+1 (613) 533 2218

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Queen'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, 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)

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 Universi

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018