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Université Laval

Location

Québec, CA, Québec Canada

Ranking

# =423QS World University Rankings

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2Postgraduate programs

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About Université Laval

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 43,000 students—a quarter of them graduates—as well as 17 faculties, 60 departments and schools, and nearly 500 undergraduate and graduate programs in every field of knowledge. Choosing Université Laval means following in the footsteps of the more than 300,000 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 1,600 research professors divided among 275 teams and centres, and $357 million in annual research funding.Renowned for its international focus, UL prides itself on its global outlook and expertise. Every year, it welcomes approximately 7,000 international students from 120 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.

About Université Laval

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 43,000 students—a quarter of them graduates—as well as 17 faculties, 60 departments and schools, and nearly 500 undergraduate and graduate programs in every field of knowledge. Choosing Université Laval means following in the footsteps of the more than 300,000 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 1,600 research professors divided among 275 teams and centres, and $357 million in annual research funding.Renowned for its international focus, UL prides itself on its global outlook and expertise. Every year, it welcomes approximately 7,000 international students from 120 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.

Available programs

With top-notch graduate programs touching on all areas of knowledge, Université Laval offers you the opportunity to satisfy your intellectual curiosity and reach your full potential. Discover the wide range of research fields, world-class faculties, and generous financial support available at Université Laval.Distance Learning: UL’s wide range of distance learning offerings—all taught by UL professors or lecturers—provide quality, up-to-date content, flexible learning, effective supervision, and exams administered in a location near you. Over 100 online programs and over 1 000 online courses with Université Laval's distance learning.

University information

Master

710+
3+
26,819
72%
28%
5,255
36%
64%
2,432
77%
23%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Université Laval is one of the top public universities in Québec, Canada. It is ranked #=423 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #=324
  • 2014
    #=329
  • 2015
    #=298
  • 2016
    #=324
  • 2017
    #372
  • 2018
    #378
  • 2019
    #=402
  • 2020
    #416
  • 2021
    #420
  • 2022
    #=414
  • 2023
    #433
  • 2024
    #=441
  • 2025
    #=423

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