Université du Québec en Outaouais

country rank  69
world rank  3304

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Université du Québec en Outaouais (University of Québec in Outaouais) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Gatineau (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Quebec. 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 en Outaouais (UQO) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) 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. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Québec in Outaouais
Acronym UQO
Founded 1981
Motto Être plus près, aller plus loin
Being closer, going further
Colours Gold and black

University Location

Address 283 Boulevard Alexandre-Taché
Gatineau (population range: 250,000-499,999)
J8X 3X7 Quebec
T +1 (819) 595 3900
F +1 (819) 595 3924

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 283 Boulevard Alexandre-Taché
Gatineau J8X 3X7
+1 (819) 595 3900
800 773 1850

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
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 en Outaouais's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Project Managenment Institute PMI

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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