Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

country rank  36
world rank  1183

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (University of Québec at Chicoutimi) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Chicoutimi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Jonquière, La Baie, Alma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec), Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Québec at Chicoutimi
Acronym UQAC
Founded 1969
Motto Libre de voir plus loin
Free to see further

University Location

Address 555, Boulevard de l’Université
Chicoutimi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
G7H 2B1 Quebec
T +1 (418) 545 5011
F +1 (418) 545 5012
Other locations Jonquière, La Baie, Alma

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 555, Boulevard de l’Université
Chicoutimi G7H 2B1
+1 (418) 545 5011 #5005
800 463 9880

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université du Québec à Chicoutimi's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie (AUFC)

Academic Structure

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