Concordia University is a public university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 1974 after the merger of Loyola College and Sir George William’s University. The university is known for its research centers, with more than 22 research centers across Canada.
|Type of University||Public|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||36,485|
|Number of Graduate Students||8571|
|Tuition Fee Range||$CAD 3,480 - $CAD 9,924|
|Test Scores Accepted||TOEFL and IELTS|
Concordia University offers more than 300 undergraduate programs and 200 graduate programs. It also consists of four faculties and one School of Graduate Studies. The faculties are as follows:
Concordia has the following institutes and centres as part of its research units complementing academic departments and providing unique training opportunities for students:
Concordia is affiliated to the following institute:
The admission process for each course varies depending on the department. Candidates must check the admission requirement for each course. The admission requirement also varies as per country.
A candidate can apply for at most 3 programs on the official website concordia.ca/apply. The application fee is $100.
International Student must get Certification d’Acceptation du Quebec (CAQ) and Canadian Study Permit, if they plan to stay for more than 6 months.
Documents to be submitted are:
The estimated range of tuition fee is given in the table below:
|Undergraduate courses||Canadian students: $2,400 – $ 7,400.|
|International students: $ 16,300 – $22,200|
|Graduate courses||Canadian students: $7,500 – $17,700|
|International students: $27,600 – $48,500|
Concordia offers provides a number of sources to fund its students’ education. The same are as follows:
For first year UG students, there is a facility-Promised Housing. Priority is given for students whose age is below 23. The residential capacities of the residencies in Concordia are:
These residence offer the following types of room options:
|Super Single (double bed, with or without sink)||Large Single (with or without sink)|
|Single (with or without sink)||Small Single (with or without sink)|
|Large Double||Small Double (with or without sink)|
|Semi-private (sink and toilet)||Private (full bath or shower/sink and toilet)|
Room charges range from $650 - $ 7500 depending upon the room type and duration of stay.
Concordia helps students get off campus accommodation through its portal “Off-Campus Housing and Job Bank (HOJO)”.
The meal plan offered at Concordia Residence costs $4430 for a year.
Career & Planning Services (CAPS) setup at both university campus aims to help students get internships and jobs. Some placement statistics of this university are in the table below
|Discipline||Salary range in USD||Average Salary|
The university helps students fund their education by through part-time employment on campus.
Students can work up to 20 hours a week and 200 hours per semester at numerous positions offered at the campuses.
The jobs pay between $12 - $14 per hour. A candidate needs to fulfill requirements set to apply for work study program.
Concordia has more than 200,000 alumni in its network. Concordia University Alumni Association (CUAA) is a centralized portal to connect with university’s alumni and avail benefits offered by the university.
Alumni benefits include access to all the service like Hotel discounts, group rates for insurance and banking, library access, as well as career guidance. E-mentorship programs are available by which students can get individual assistance from alumni.
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$20576|
The last date to apply for most of the course out of the 500+ courses offered at the university is September 01, 2018. Eligibility criteria varies depending upon the course one is seeking admission into. Candidates can, however, look at the minimum eligibility criteria as stated by the university.
Concordia University is one of the high ranked universities in the world. It stands among the top 1.8% universities in the world.