Université du Québec à Montréal

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world rank  404

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Université du Québec à Montréal (University of Québec in Montréal) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Montréal (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lanaudière, Laval, Montérégie, Ouest de l'île. 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 à Montréal (UQAM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Québec in Montréal
Acronym UQAM
Founded 1969
Motto L'effet UQAM
The UQAM effect
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address PO Box 8888, Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
H3C 3P8 Quebec
Canada
T +1 (514) 987 3000
F +1 (514) 987 0399
Other locations Lanaudière, Laval, Montérégie, Ouest de l'île

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
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 8888, succ. Centre-Ville
Montréal H3C 3P8
+1 (514) 987 3132
(514) 987 8932

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
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
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

1969


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)
  • Chambre de l'assurance de dommages (CHAD)
  • The Society of Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada)
  • Chambre de la sécurité
  • financière
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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