Université du Québec à Rimouski

country rank  70
world rank  3741

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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 medium-sized town of Rimouski (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lévis. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec (Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research, Quebec), Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 49 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UQAR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Québec in Rimouski
Acronym UQAR
Founded 1969
Colours Marine blue

University Location

Address 300, Allée des Ursulines
Rimouski (population range: 10,000-49,999)
G5L 3A1 Quebec
Canada
T +1 (418) 723 1986
F +1 (418) 724 1869
Other locations Lévis

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 300, Allée des Ursulines
Rimouski G5L 3A1
+1 (418) 723 1986
800 511 3382

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec


Year of first Accreditation
1969

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)

Academic Structure

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