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Université de Montréal

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private


  • FOCUS Comprehensive


Université de Montréal (UdeM) – An international university in a city rated the World's Best Student City 2017

Ranked amongst the world’s leading universities, and with a leafy campus in the heart of the world’s most appealing student city, Université de Montréal (UdeM) offers a truly international experience.

Université de Montréal is:

  • Rated the highest possible score of 5+ in the QS Stars rating system
  • Among the top five universities in Canada in 2015/16
  • Ranked among the global top 100 institutions in the field of life sciences and medicine, and 48th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology in 2017

Université de Montréal has:

  • 16 faculties and schools
  • 37 affiliated health establishments 
  • 2 affiliated schools, HEC Montréal and École Polytechnique.

Université de Montréal offers:

  • The largest array of programs in Canada
  • 250 undergraduate programs
  • 350 graduate programs
  • The most extensive range of life sciences programs in Canada

Founded in 1878, Université de Montréal has an alumni community of over 350,000 graduates worldwide and offers opportunities to study abroad in over 50 countries.

French is not your first language? Don't worry! Université de Montréal offers the opportunity to improve your French in just one summer. While most postgraduate programs are bilingual and open to students with proficiency in English, UdeM offers support to students who want to improve their French language skills, including individual tutoring, conversational French workshops, online self-study tools and a language pairing program.

UdeM’s flexible and customized programs based in North America’s largest French-speaking city will help you get ahead, stand out from other job applicants and fulfill yourself intellectually. 

Stay on campus to immerse yourself in Montréal, the World's Best Student City 2017.

"Montréal, the best place in the world to study ... and live"

  • 57.7
    Overall Score
  • 67.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 49.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 73.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 91.3
    International Faculty
  • 79.4
    International Students
  • 81.8
    Overall Score
  • 73.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 83.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 86.8
    H-index Citations
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 50.1-51.9
    Overall Score
  • 28.5
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 52
    Employer Reputation
  • 61.1
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 70.2
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total

Number of students

Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%

Number of international students

Postgraduate 44%
Undergraduate 56%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

91 Undergraduate Courses

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200 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

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