Université du Québec

country rank  39
world rank  1187

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, Université du Québec (University of Québec) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Quebec City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Montréal, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay, Rimouski, Gatineau, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec), Université du Québec (UQ) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec (UQ) 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 50 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
Name University of Québec
Acronym UQ
Founded 1968

University Location

Address 475, Rue du Parvis
Quebec City (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
G1K 9H7 Quebec
Canada
T +1 (418) 657 3551
F +1 (418) 657 2132
Other locations Montréal, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay, Rimouski, Gatineau, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 475, Rue du Parvis
Quebec City G1K 9H7
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université du Québec's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

1968

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Universities Canada (UC)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Instagram

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019