Université du Québec en Outaouais

country rank  69
world rank  2883

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Université du Québec en Outaouais (University of Québec in Outaouais) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Gatineau (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Quebec. 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 en Outaouais (UQO) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) 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 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UQO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name University of Québec in Outaouais
Acronym UQO
Founded 1981
Motto Être plus près, aller plus loin
Being closer, going further
Colours Gold and black

University Location

Address 283 Boulevard Alexandre-Taché
Gatineau (population range: 250,000-499,999)
J8X 3X7 Quebec
T +1 (819) 595 3900
F +1 (819) 595 3924

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 Not available
Admission Office 283 Boulevard Alexandre-Taché
Gatineau J8X 3X7
+1 (819) 595 3900
800 773 1850

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 Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université du Québec en Outaouais's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


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

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Project Managenment Institute (PMI)


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

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