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Laval University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Welcome to Université Laval, the oldest French-language University in North America. Inspired by excellence since 1663, UL has a clear vision for the future: to be one of the best universities in the world. UL is a comprehensive university boasting some 48,000 students—a quarter of them graduates—as well as 17 faculties, 60 departments and schools, and nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate programs in every field of knowledge. Choosing Université Laval means following in the footsteps of the more than 270,000 graduates who have helped shape our society since the university’s foundation. UL is also a leader in the area of research and innovation, with over 1,300 research professors divided among 250 teams and centres, and $300 million in annual research funding. Renowned for its international focus, UL prides itself on its global outlook and expertise. Every year, it welcomes approximately 4,000 international students from 110 countries while providing students from Québec with an opportunity to complete part of their studies abroad. At home, UL is resolutely engaged in the community, sharing its know-how and building strong relations with numerous partners and stakeholders. It is a vital contributor to the cultural, economic, and social life of beautiful Québec City, where its roots run deep.
=298
2014
=324
2015
372
2016
  • 31.80
    Overall Score
  • 29
    Academic Reputation
  • 29.1
    Faculty Student
  • 31.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 69.9
    International Faculty
  • 35
    International Students
51-100
2016
  • 55.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 61.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 80
    Citations per Paper
  • 65.9
    H-index Citations
191
2014
=171
2015
  • 67.80
    Overall Score
  • 66.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 54.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 79.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 64
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,296
International
566

Number of students

28,167
Postgraduate 25%
Undergraduate 75%

Number of international students

3,639
Postgraduate 65%
Undergraduate 35%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.