University of Montréal

country rank  13
world rank  176

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University Overview

Founded in 1878, Université de Montréal (University of 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. 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 de Montréal (UdeM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Montréal (UdeM) 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 142 years old 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.

University Identity

Name University of Montréal
Acronym UdeM
Founded 1878
Motto Fide Splendet et Scientia
May it shine with truth and knowledge
Colours Royal blue, white and black

University Location

Address CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville
Montréal (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
H3C 3J7 Quebec
T +1 (514) 343 6111
F +1 (514) 343 2098

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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 C.P. 6205, Succursale Centre Ville
Montréal H3C 3T5
+1 (514) 343 7076

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 University of Montréal's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Library Association ALA-Committee on Accreditation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education CAHME
  • Planning Accreditation Board PAB


  • Universities Canada UC
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities ACU
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities U15
  • International Forum of Public Universities IFPU
  • Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie AUFC
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education CBIE
  • Canadian University Press CUP

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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