Université du Québec

country rank  37
world rank  1087

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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 large city of Quebec City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Montréal, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay, Rimouski, Gatineau, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Quebec), Université du Québec (UQ) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Université du Québec (UQ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old Canadian 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. UQ 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

Name
Name University of Québec
Acronym UQ
Founded 1968
Colours Yellow

University Location

Address 475, Rue du Parvis
Quebec City
G1K 9H7 Quebec
Canada
Tel +1 (418) 657 3551
Fax +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

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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)

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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 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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Twitter

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Instagram

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021