BISHOP'S UNIVERSITY - [BU], SHERBROOKE

Sherbrooke, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1843Established Year

The Bishop’s University was established in 1843 as Bishop's College. Bishop’s University is one of three universities in the province of Quebec that teach primarily in English. Bishop’s University is located in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada. The university offers small, mainly undergraduate university with a close-knit student community. BU has around 2800 students from all over the globe and offers around 105 programmes in most areas of study at undergraduate level.

Ranking and Standings

  • The Bishop’s University is ranked at 61st place in Canada.
  • As per World Universities Ranking for 2018, The university is in 501-600 category.
  • As per Maclean’s Universities Ranking for 2018, The university is in ranked first in Student Satisfaction, Library Expenses
  • The Bishop’s University is ranked first in The Globe and Mail, for its student satisfaction and third for Residence living.

Key Features

  • The University also has an affiliation with AUCC, IAU, CBIE, CUP and QSSF.
  • Established in 1843, Bishop’s University is older than Canada itself.
  • BU offers courses for undergraduate students mainly.
  • The campus is home to the oldest nine-hole golf course in Canada.
  • Offers cool courses related to Sports System and Policy
  • Strong and powerful alumni network. 

Highlights

Type of universityNon-Denominational
ProgramsMore than 100
Faculty Members115
Number of Undergraduate StudentsAround 2800
Part-time Undergraduate and Special Interest Students269
Number of International Students120
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International StudentsCAD 30,685
Languages for CoursesEnglish
Test Scores AcceptedGMAT, TOEFL, IELTS and GRE
Websitewww.ubishops.ca 

International Student Intake Stats

  • As of August in 2017, 22% of total students are from outside.
  • 5% of the students are International Exchange Students
  • 17% of total population is of International Degree Students.

Given below is the Source Countries of the International Students

Origin%age of total population
USA5.5%
China4.9%
France3.9%
Germany0.7%
Japan0.5%
Others6.5%

Campus tour of Bishop’s University

  • The Bishop’s University campus is located on 500 acres of land in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada. 
  • The campus is at the junction of the St. Francis and Massawippi rivers in the Eastern Township region of Quebec. 

The notable buildings at the campus are:

  • McGreer Hall
  • Bishop Williams Hall: Bishop Williams Hall is a lecture and presentation hall.
  • Bandeen Hall
  • Centennial Theatre
  • John Bassett Memorial Library
  • Art Gallery
  • Nicolls Building
  • Old Lennoxville Golf Club: The campus features a golf course and club: The Old Lennoxville Golf Club. 
  • St. Mark's Chapel

Choose your Programs

  • The Bishop’s University offers 105 programs through three faculties and schools: Faculty of Arts and Science, the Williams School of Business, and the School of Education.
  • Faculty of Arts and Science includes the divisions of the Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social Sciences
  • The University awards undergraduate, graduate, Honours, and Minor degree. BU also offers Certificates, Micro-programs and Diploma programmes. 

Be a Part of BU

The application process for the Bishop’s University is quite easy for international applicants. Here are a few common steps that one has to follow to fill in the application form.

  • Visit the official website of Bishop’s University and click on “Apply Now.”
  • Select the application form that you want to apply for. 
  • Complete the application form and submit it electronically. 
  • You will then be redirected to the payment page.
  • Submit an application fee of CAD 65 via credit card.
  • After the payment, you will have the option to upload supporting documents for your application.

If you do not have the documents ready, you can submit them later directly to the Admissions Office by email (admissions@ubishops.ca), or in person during regular office hours, or by post to the following address:

“Bishop’s University – Admissions Office

2600 rue College

Sherbrooke, QC  J1M 1Z7

Canada”

  • After the submission of your application, you will receive an email with your log-in credentials to access your myBU Portal.
  • Track the status of your application.
  • All the documents and application will be reviewed before offering final Admission letter.

International Students will need these two documents along with the other required documents to study in Québec:

  • Certificate of Acceptance/Certificat d’acceptation(CAQ) from The provincial Ministry of Immigration, Diversity, and Inclusion (MIDI).
  • Study Permit/Permis de séjour from The federal Department of
  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  • Students are required to submit the photocopy of each document in the first week of the semester at the Admissions office.

Fees and Expenses

In an academic year, There are two semesters at the undergraduate level. Students will have to pay the fee of before the start of each semester. The deadline dates are listed below for each term.

  • Winter: December 15
  • Spring / Summer: May 1
  • Fall: August 15

Given below is the tuition and fees structure for the 2017-18 academic year:

Details1 credit*h30 credits*Compulsory Fees
Quebec Residents$79.70$2,391.00$1,431.54
Other Canadian and French Citizens$246.76$7,402.80$1,431.54
International Citizens$545.78$16,373.40$1,431.54
International Citizens (Drama, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science, Natural Sciences)$609.62$18,288.60$1,431.54
International Citizens Business cohort 2017$700$21,000$1,431.54

Note: A normal course per semester will be worth 3 credits and most of the students usually take 5 courses per semester for a total of 30 credits in one academic year.

Online Courses

Quebec Residents$79.70 / credit
Other Canadian and French Citizens$306.87 / credit
International Citizens (except Business cohort 2017)$681.24 / credit

Total Fee Estimate

Note: All the cost is as per the 2017-2018 academic year. Costs may fluctuate based on the academic programme, number of courses taken, style of residence and meal plan chosen. All costs are shown in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Housing Plans

  • Bishop’s University offers residence to the students both on and off campus.
  • There is a guarantee residence for the students of first-year who meet the application deadline.
  • The university has also tied up with local city authorities and companies to provide suitable accommodation to the students.
  • Rooms are available on first come first serve basis.

Alumni Network

Some of the notable alumni are mentioned below:

  • Former Quebec Premier Jean Charest
  • Camille Leblanc-Bazinet - Fittest Woman on Earth, 2014 Reebok Crossfit Games
  • Jean-Christophe Beaulieu, Canadian football player
  • Sylvain Charlebois, Dean, researcher, columnist, La Presse and Globe and Mail, Dalhousie University
  • Douglas Abbott — Former Minister of National Defence and Minister of Finance, Former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
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YEAR

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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 18,288
Bachelors Tuition Fees$18288
Post graduate Tuition Fees$20255
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 4,760
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
2,260
International Students
390
Student : Faculty Ratio
19:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
June 01, 2019
Start of Application process August 01, 2018
End of Application process June 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 65
Application website www.ubishops.ca/
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
16 %
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
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2600 College Street, Sherbrooke, QC
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