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Queen's University at Kingston

99 University Avenue Kingston View map
Canada
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Public
Very High
23,057
Yes
1,149
2,869

Overview

One of Canada’s oldest degree granting universities, established by Royal Charter in 1841, Queen's is home of 2015 Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Arthur B. McDonald.

The university ranks 4th among medical-doctoral universities in Canada. Its 17 university- and faculty-based research centres provide dynamic, collaborative settings for scholars. Queen’s researchers lead the way in numerous fields, making notable advances recently in particle astrophysics, cancer research, ecological history, and clean energy technology.

Welcoming and supporting students from all countries and backgrounds to a vibrant, safe and supportive community is an important part of the Queen’s experience. Diverse perspectives and a wealth of experience enrich our campus and our community. A core part of our mission is to engage our students, staff and faculty in international learning and research, both at home and abroad.

Through various partnerships, including its membership in the Matariki Network of Universities, Queen’s provides students and faculty with rich international learning opportunities and research collaboration.

Nestled in the heart Kingston in eastern Ontario, where Lake Ontario flows into the St. Lawrence River, Queen’s is conveniently located about 200 km from Canada's capital city of Ottawa, about 250 km from the centre of our provincial capital of Toronto, and about 300 km from Montréal, Québec.

  • Top 10 Best Small city in NA for Lifestyle (American City of the future 2017/18-Financial Times)
  • 2017 Ones to Watch in Canada (Worldwide Business Review)
  • Top 2 Best City in Canada to be a Woman (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
  • Top 7 Smartest Communities in the World (Intelligent Community Forum)
  • Top Canadian Hotspot for Young Talented Workers (Next Cities)
  • Most Sustainable Downtown in North America (Corporate Knites)
  • Smartest City in Canada with Most PhDs per Capita (Stats Canada)
  • Kingston has been ranked as the 3rd best place to live in Canada (moneysense.ca)
  • The BBC listed Kingston as one of the top five university towns in the world
  • Kingston is the happiest city in Canada (Instagram 2014)


University Highlights

Total students - 23,057

18%
82%

International students - 2,869

61%
39%

Total faculty staff - 1,149

301
848

Total students - 23,057

18%
82%

International students - 2,869

61%
39%

Total faculty staff - 1,149

848
301

Scholarships

Yes
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