CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  45056Enrollment

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.  

Concordia University Rankings

  • QS World: 431–440 among global universities.
  • Times World: 501–600 among global universities.
  • QS National: 16th among the universities in Canada.
  • Times National: 19–23 among the universities in Canada.
  • ARWU National: 18–19 among the universities in Canada.
  • U.S News & World Report: 24 among the universities in Canada.

Concordia University Key Features

  • Concordia has 2 campuses, both located in Montreal, Canada.
  • It offers more than 300 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs.
  • There are a total 45,056 students with 7439 are international students.
  • John Molsan School of Business is ranked among the top 10 business schools in Canada.

Statistical Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
ChancellorJonathan Wener
Number of Undergraduate Students36,485
Number of Graduate Students8571
Faculty Members1,904
Tuition Fee Range$CAD 3,480 - $CAD 9,924
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL and IELTS
Language usedEnglish
University Websitewww.concordia.ca

Concordia University Programs

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:

  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • John Molson School of Business

Concordia has the following institutes and centres as part of its research units complementing academic departments and providing unique training opportunities for students:

  • Concordia Continuing Education
  • Concordia Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies
  • Institute for Co-operative Education
  • Liberal Arts College
  • Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability
  • School of Irish Studies
  • School of Community and Public Affairs
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Science College
  • Simone de Beauvoir Institute

Concordia University Affiliations

Concordia is affiliated to the following institute:

  • AUCC
  • IAU
  • ACU
  • ATS
  • CARL
  • CIS
  • QSSF
  • CUSID
  • CBIE
  • CFS
  • CUP
  • IAU

Concordia University Admissions

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:

  • Transcripts
  • Proof of Language Proficiency (IELTS & TOEFL) scores
  • Letter of Intent
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Study Permit

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition is to be paid once a year.
  • Tuition fee is calculated as per credit system and varies with session and faculty.

The estimated range of tuition fee is given in the table below:

Undergraduate coursesCanadian students: $2,400 – $ 7,400.
International students: $ 16,300 – $22,200
Graduate coursesCanadian students: $7,500 – $17,700
International students: $27,600 – $48,500

Financial Aid offered by Concordia University

Concordia offers provides a number of sources to fund its students’ education. The same are as follows:

  • Scholarships
  • Bursaries
  • Work-study program
  • Jobs on Campus
  • Government aids through loans

Concordia University Residence

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:

  • Grey Nuns Residence – 601 students
  • Hingston Hall (HA) – 131 students
  • Hingston Hall (HB) – 118 students
  • Jesuit Residence – 61 students

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 DoubleSmall 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.

Concordia University Placement Opportunities

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

DisciplineSalary range in USDAverage Salary
MBA$50,000.00$350,000.00$90,260.00
EMBA$60,000.00$104,000.00$91,000.00
MSc$50,000.00$85,000.00$66,820.00
GDBA$31,000.00$82,000.00$59,050.00
CPA$40,000.00$150,000.00$87,700.00

Work-Study Program

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.

Alumni Relations

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.

Find a Program
$20,576 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$20,576 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearon-campusEnglish
$18,775 - 24,373 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$20,576 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
HONOURS & CO-OPActuarial Mathematics
$18,775 - 24,373 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearon-campusEnglish
$18,775 - 24,373 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$24,554 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 20,576
Bachelors Tuition Fees$20576
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 4,075
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
45,056
International Students
7,439
Male : Female Ratio
48:52
Student : Faculty Ratio
7:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
-
Start of Application process November 23, 2018
End of Application process -
Application Fee
$ 100
Application website fcms.concordia.ca
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
Admission Details
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
72 %
Min. 7
Total Applications
15,638
Min. 90

Admission Overview

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.

     

    Ranking Overview

    Concordia University is one of the high ranked universities in the world. It stands among the top 1.8% universities in the world.

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