Université du Québec à Rimouski

country rank  66
world rank  2523

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University Overview

Established in 1969, Université du Québec à Rimouski (University of Québec in Rimouski) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Rimouski (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution also has a branch campus in Lévis. 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 à Rimouski (UQAR) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 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 80-90% making this Canadian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UQAR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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 in Rimouski
Acronym UQAR
Founded 1969
Colours Marine blue

University Location

Address 300, Allée des Ursulines
Rimouski
G5L 3A1 Quebec
Canada
Tel +1 (418) 723 1986
Fax +1 (418) 724 1869
Other locations Lévis

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
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 80-90%
Admission Office 300, Allée des Ursulines
Rimouski G5L 3A1
(418) 723 1986
800 511 3382

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université du Québec à Rimouski's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)

Academic Structure

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