UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL - [UOFM], MONTREAL

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1878Established Year
  67542Enrollment

The Université de Montréal or the University of Montreal is a French Language university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Established in the year of 1878, this public research university has successfully made its name well-known for offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in more than few fields of study.

Rankings and Standings

  • Ranked No. 1 in Quebec along with its affiliated schools
  • Ranked 108 among the world’s top universities according to Time higher Education ranking
  • Ranked 5th in Canada by U.S. News Education
  • Ranked 101-150 in world ranking by Macleans
  • The Global University Employability Ranking report- ranked 44th in the world

Key Features

  • This is a French language university and is open to English speaking students too
  • Provides undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs for the aspirants
  • Has 2 schools – School of Business Management (HEC Montreal) and School of Engineering (Polytechnique Montreal)
  • Affiliated to AUCC, IAU, CBIE and QSSF
  • Has $ 522.9 millions funds for Research Program
  • Offers Co-op, student exchange and distance learning program
  • The Ph.D. program offers Medicine, Dental Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry and Pharmacy.
  • Applicants must submit identity supporting documents along with transcripts of degrees and diploma.
  • Clubs & Activities – Music training workshops, Concerts, Visual Arts and Photography, Dance & Theatre, Films and Culture & Knowledge
  • Maintains a strong and efficient alumni network
  • Well-known Alumni - Hubert Reeves: astrophysicist, Stéphane Aquin: Curator, Contemporary Art, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Louise Arbour: lawyer, the UN Special Representative for International Migration

Statistical Highlights

Total Number of students66,506
Total number of International students9,341
Students (UdeM)45789
Students (HEC Montréal)13120
Students (Polytechnique Montréal)7597
Level of Study (Graduate)26%
Level of Study (Undergraduate)74%
Number of Undergraduate Programs250
Number of Ph.D. programs5
Number of Faculties and Schools14
Acceptance Rate50%
Fees for Quebec Students$1,195 per session and $425 per thesis session (Graduate) $1,195 per session and $425 per thesis session (Doctoral)
Fees for Non-Quebec Students$3,701 per session and $425 per thesis session (Graduate) $3,701 per session and $425 per thesis session (Doctoral)
Fees for International Students$8,186 per session and $425 per thesis session (Graduate) $7,348 per session and $425 per thesis session (Doctoral)
Websitehttp://www.umontreal.ca

Schools of University of Montreal

  • Polytechnique Montreal (School of Engineering)

This school is a benchmark in engineering. It has various undergraduate and graduate programs for different departments like Chemical, Computer Science, Mechanical etc.

  • HEC Montreal (School of Business Management)

HEC Montréal is a French-language university institution which offers internationally renowned management education and research. The school has been training the future successors who have contributed to our society’s growth and prosperity, since 1907.

It offers 142 courses for under graduation, graduation and Ph.D. programs.

Mentioned below are the courses:

Faculties and Divisions

Art & ScienceKinesiologyOptometryVeterinary MedicineHEC Montreal
DentistryLawNursingContinuing Education-
EducationMedicineSchool of Public HealthGraduate & Post-Doctoral Studies-
Environmental DesignMusicPharmacyPolytechnique Montreal-

Field of Study

The field of study offered:

  • Environment & Sustainable Development
  • Fundamental & Applied Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Life Sciences

Know your Program

Undergraduate Program

It offers bachelor’s, minor and major programs in almost every discipline available in the university, including 250 undergraduate programs.

The university offers diverse range of education programs for the undergraduates. Almost all the courses are delivered in French. Therefore, aspirant needs to take French Admission Test mandatorily.

Graduate Programs

Both undergraduate and graduate programs have following major programs which further comprises of different courses:

  • Law, humanities and social sciences
  • Health sciences
  • Natural sciences and mathematics
  • Literature, fine arts and communication

Ph.D. Programs

Maximum scores are for single discipline or field of study. Various programs of study offered are Medicine, Dental Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry and Pharmacy.

Note: Application deadline for winter session is September 1, 2018.

Location advantage

  • According to the annual best student cities 2017 survey report by the British firm QS, Montreal ranked first among the world’s leading cities for university studies
  • The multilingual and multicultural aspects of the city make it a better place to live and study for the foreign students
  • Lodging facilities are completely affordable here
  • It is one of North America’s safest cities
  • Transportation facilities are available in plenty; the main campus at Montreal is surrounded by 3 metro stations: Édouard-Montpetit, Université de Montréal, and Côte-des-Neiges

What is the Application Process?

Given below are the crisp steps to take admission to undergraduates, graduates and Ph.D. programs of Montreal University:

  1. Choose the right program
  2. Verify eligibility conditions
  3. Respect the official deadlines
  4. Prepare the supporting documents

Candidates willing to pursue research works in the university can visit the page https://admission.umontreal.ca/en/studies/pursue-graduate-studies/doing-research-at-udem/ to get all the necessary details

Note: Candidate must clear Test de Francais International (TFI) as a pre-requisite to admission

Application Essentials

Finalize the Application

  • The application must be correctly filled before the submission.
  • User name and password will be allotted within 48 hours of application submission.

Pay the Application Fees

The application fees consist of administrative fees which is non-refundable. Given below is the table comprising of type of application consisting of fees to be paid accordingly.

The aspirant must keep VISA or Master Card to make the payment at the end of the application.

TYPE OF APPLICATIONCOST
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS96,50 $
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO A MODULE OR A MICROPROGRAM21,40 $
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION AS A VISITING RESEARCH SCHOLAR 10,45 $
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION AS A POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW10,45 $
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION DUE TO A CHANGE IN PROGRAM26,80 $
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO INDEPENDENT STUDIES21,40 $
APPLICATION TO MODIFY A CHOICE OF PROGRAM32,15 $

Note: In case, one is unable to do online payment they must contact Admissions and Recruitment Services (SAR) customer service department for the alternative.

Supporting Documents

Identity Supporting Documents

The document requirement is segregated into the requirement for Quebcers, Outside Quebec and International students.

Applicants must provide the identity supporting documents like:

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Certificate of acquired citizenship
  3. Quebec Selection Certificate (if applicable)
  4. Provide the passport if having French citizenship

Transcripts for degrees and diploma

  1. Quebec diploma of collegial studies (DEC), no further documents required anymore
  2. A copy of the official final transcript of the grades in all the university studies
  3. If studied in Ecole Polytechnique or HEC Montreal, transcripts required above will hold true for this too.
  4. Transcript of University of Montreal (if applicable)
  5. Copy of transcripts grade from last year of any school or university last attended

Note: Applicants must submit identity supporting documents along with transcripts of degrees and diploma.

Select your Tuition Fees

Mentioned below is the tuition fee per quarter for Undergraduate, Graduate and Ph.D. programs:

StudentsUndergraduatesMaster’sPhd
QUEBEC STUDENTS$ 1646.46$ 1652.46$ 1652.46
NON-QUEBEC CANADIAN STUDENTS$ 4152.36$ 4156.36$ 1652.46
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS$ 8637.66$ 8643.66$ 7805.31

A Grand Stay at the Campus

The suites are built keeping in mind the separate building for girls and spacious apartments for disabled. Facility like telephone, internet, bicycles etc. are provided. Transport, hospitals, gym, taxi etc. are all in the near proximity of the campus.

Price of the Apartments

Type of ApartmentsMonthly Rent
Simple Studio$ 393
Simple Studio (Pavilion for girls)$ 393
Double Studio$ 639
Suite with Bathroom (Pavilion for girls)$ 740
Adapted Suite$ 393

Basic Expenses:

Rent and utilities$550
Food$350
Transportation$80
Phone and internet$45
Miscellaneous$200
Total$1,225

How to Fund your Studies

1. Scholarships for International Students

Apart from regular tuition fees, students must pay additional amounts, to get rid of those, exemption scholarships are created.

Before that, students must fulfill certain eligibility criteria:

  • Enrolment for full-time degree program
  • Enrollment in master’s or doctoral program for vocational studies are eligible
  • Must have excellent academic record
  • Provide proof of exemption grant application in the home country
  • Must not be enrolled in any exemption scholarship before

Scholarships Offered

  • Scholarships from international organizations
  • Scholarships from the Commonwealth
  • Foundation Olivier et Yvonne Poirier
  • Gaston-Herald and Françoise Gervais scholarship

Below is the list of top 10 Universities of Montreal scholarships for International students:

  1. R.A. 7687 Undergraduate S&T Scholarship
  2. SKA Africa Undergraduate and Honors Bursary Program
  3. Centaline Charity Fund Scholarship
  4. NFVF Bursaries
  5. Bénéteau Fondation Architecture's competition
  6. Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship
  7. Kiel University Exchange Scholarships
  8. Government of Belize Professional and Technical Scholarship Awards
  9. BizVenture Collegiate Entrepreneurship Competition
  10. Catherine Helen Spence Memorial Scholarship, 2017

2. Financial Aid Office

It provides necessary resources to the student so as to complete the project. Resources maybe

  • Gaston-Herald and Françoise Gervais scholarship
  • Emergency aid
  • Financial advances
  • Support grants
  • Consultation and budget planning services

3. Work Study

With the help of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education’s Work-Study Programs, students can obtain part-time employment on campus.

4. Employment Services

Provides on-campus jobs in relevant areas such as, teaching assistance, research assistance ships, or lecturing position.

Know the Best of the University

  • Hubert Reeves: astrophysicist
  • Stéphane Aquin: Curator, Contemporary Art, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
  • Louise Arbour: lawyer, the UN Special Representative for International Migration
  • Denys Arcand: Academy Award-winning film director, screenwriter, and producer
  • Joanne Liu: pediatric doctor, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières or Doctors without Borders
  • Roger Guillemin: Nobel Prize winner in medicine for his work on neurohormones
  • Kim Thúy: writer
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$19,732 - 23,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$19,732 - 23,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$19,732 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$19,732 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearson-campus
$23,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$19,732 - 23,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$19,732 - 23,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 23,124
Bachelors Tuition Fees$23124
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 6,104
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
49,245
International Students
9,341
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SUMMER SEASON )
Application Deadline
June 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2018
End of Application process June 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 99
Application website academique-dmz.syn...
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
23 %
Total Applications
69,563
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