Université du Québec Chicoutimi (UQAC) - public higher education institution in Canada. UQAC was established in 1959.

University ranking. Many independent academic rankings put Université du Québec Chicoutimi in the top 50 best universities in Canada. Université du Québec Chicoutimi is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The university chose a trimester based approach to divide its academic schedule. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 12,500 USD. Doing your master’s studies at UQAC is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 12,500 USD. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. More information could be found on the official website of the university http://www.uqac.ca.

The composition of the university. Université du Québec Chicoutimi is medium in scale, teaching no more than 7 thousand students at a time. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The academic makeup of UQAC includes around 799 teachers. The university has international partners which allows its students to participate in exchange programs. The university has social media profiles Twitter, Facebook, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of UQAC. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request.
Ranking   1643   48
Country Canada
Bachelor (foreigners) 12,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 12,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 2,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Living expenses $711 -1,179 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1959
Abbreviation UQAC
Teachers 799
Students 6,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Trimesters
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Libre de voir plus loin
Accreditation
• Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec
Affiliations
• Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
• Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie (AUFC)
Rankings
World ranking 1643
Country ranking 48
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1643
Cost of living in Canada
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 294 376
Food 239 416
Transportation 54 144
Communications and utilities 81 89
Clothing 19 71
Sports and leisure 23 84
Total 711 1,179
Accommodation in Canada USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 297
Shared room in city centre 380
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 539
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 690
Alternative title
alt University of Québec, Chicoutimi
Location on map

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