UNIVERSITY OF SHERBROOKE - [USHERBROOKE], SHERBROOKE

Sherbrooke, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1954Established Year

The University of Sherbrooke was founded in 1954 as a French University, located in Quebec, Canada. It is the largest tertiary learning institution in Estrie and Montérégie. The University has more than 30,000 students from all over the globe and offers around 395 programs in most areas of study at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Ranking and Standings You Need to Know

  • The University of Sherbrooke is ranked 19th in Canada.
  • As per World Universities Ranking for 2018, University of Sherbrooke is in 501-600 category.
  • The University of Sherbrooke ranked first in The Globe and Mail 2005 and 2006, for its reputation (A+), quality of life on campus (A+), technological resources (A), career preparation (A–), quality of education (A-), and student services (A-). 
  • As per QS National, the university is ranked 22 in the Canadian Universities
  • The University is rated 57.2 out of 100 in International Student Outlook

Get to know the Key Features of University of Sherbrooke  

  • Affiliated to Roman Catholic
  • The University also has an affiliation with AUCC, CARL, CBIE, IAU, CUSID, and QSSF
  • Sherbrooke is partnered with Chamber of Commerce and the cities of Sherbrooke, Bromont, and Granby, and several organizations to provide all the facilities to the students.
  • It is one of two universities in the Estrie region of Quebec and the only French language university for the region
  • A strong and powerful alumni network
  • Athlete Sonia Paquette, Speed skater Sylvie Daigle, Politician Jean Charest, and businessman Laurent Beaudoin are the notable alumni of the University

Highlights (As of August 2017)

Type of universityPublic
Programs80
Faculty Members1,168
Number of Undergraduate Students11,355
Number of Postgraduate Students3,018
Number of International Students1,115
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International Students$8186.70 -9144.45 per trimester
Basic Tuition Fee, Postgraduate International Students$8186.70 per trimester
Languages for CoursesFrench
Test Scores AcceptedGMAT, TOEFL, IELTS and GRE
Websitewww.usherbrooke.com 

Take a Glance at International Student Intake Statistics

As of August if 2017, a total of 14373 students are studying at the University of Sherbrooke.

Here are a few stats in terms of the student intake.

  • 1115 of the total 14373 are international students.
  • 63% international students are in undergraduate programs.
  • 37% international students are in postgraduate programs.

Explore University of Sherbrooke's three beautiful campuses 

  1. The University is made up of three campuses. The main campus is located in west Sherbrooke and is home to seven faculty building: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Education, Engineering, Physical Activity Sciences, Science and the Business School.
  2. On the east side of the Sherbrooke is the Health Campus. This campus is home to Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Sherbrooke University Hospital Centre (CHUS) and its research center, the Pharmacology Institute of Sherbrooke, and the Applied Cancer Research Pavilion.
  3. The third campus known as Longueuil Campus is located on Montréal’s South Shore. This campus is home to mostly part-time graduate education (master’s and doctoral levels) in a variety of fields. It also offers a number of tailored training and undergraduate programmes. 

Find the best programs at University of Sherbrooke

  • The University of Sherbrooke offers more than 380 programs, further divided into undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate programs. 
  • The institute also offers Doctorate, Certificates, Micro-programs and Diploma program. 
  • Interested and eligible students can choose from programs from the following fields:
Business & EconomicsEngineering & TechnologyArts & Humanities
Clinical, pre-clinical & healthPhysical SciencesLife Sciences
EducationPsychologySocial sciences
Law

Understanding the Application Process Better

Different programs at the institute are subject to different application procedures. Here are a few common steps that one has to follow to fill in the application form.

  • Visit the official website of www.usherbrooke.com 
  • Click on the ‘admission’ tab.
  • Download the Admission Form or fill the application form online.
  • Select the program you want to pursue depending on your interests, eligibility, study plan et al.
  • Have all the documents ready for the application process.
  • Application fee to be paid. You can pay the same via credit card.
  • Once you have successfully submitted the application, you will receive an email regarding selection and further details to complete the admission process.
  • All the documents and application will be reviewed before offering final Admission letter.

Cost of studying in University of Sherbrooke

In an academic year, There are two trimesters at the undergraduate level and three trimesters at the postgraduate levels and at the doctorate in medicine. The fees mentioned below are all compulsory.

Full-time registration

Registration fees$32.25 per trimester

Tuition fees

Undergraduate level in the following sectors: Medicine, peripheral medicine, paramedic medicine, arts, pure sciences and applied sciences$9,144.45 per trimester
All other sectors at the undergraduate level and master’s level$8,186.70 per trimester
Doctoral level$7,348.35 per trimester
Students with exemption$1,195.50 per trimester
Residency program in medicine$28,380.56 per year
Public transit$32.12 per trimester
Student services$93.45 per trimester
Subscription to the Sports and Physical Activities Services$49.05 per trimester
Copyright$11.40 per trimester
Administration fees$49.35 per trimester
Technology fees$39.15 per trimester
Retention funds to the student community$15.64 per trimester
Student association feesBetween $20 and $80 per trimester
Public Transit$32.12 per trimester

Registration fees during the writing process (essay, thesis, dissertation)

Full time$515.98 per trimester
Part-time$381.61 per trimester
Student services (full time only)$28.98 per trimester
Student association feesBetween $20 and $80 per trimester
Retention funds to the student community$15.64 per trimester
Public transit$32.12 per trimester

Registration fees during the postdoctoral internship

Registration fees$32.25 per trimester
Student Services$56.07 per trimester
Subscription to the Sports and Physical Activities Services$29.43 per trimester
Copyright$6.84 per trimester
Administration fees$29.61 per trimester
Technology fees$23.49 per trimester
Retention funds to the student community$15.64 per trimester
Student association fees$25 per trimester
Public transit$32.12 per trimester

Living in the University of Sherbrooke: Housing Plans

  • The main Campus includes two residences complexes: residences E and residences G. is quite easy to get fully-furnished bedrooms with various facilities. 
  • The residences E, have 3 buildings, 3 floors. Each floor houses about forty people who share a long corridor. 
  • The residences G, has 389 rooms of different types, ranging from small single room to large studio. The rooms are divided into 13 buildings and 2 service blocks, all connected by internal walkways.
  • The university has also tied up with local authorities and companies to provide suitable accommodation to the International students.
  • Rooms are available on first come first serve basis. 
  • Rent per room is around $900 per month with the following facilities:
Fully furnished bedroomTelevision Set
Dining roomWiFi
BathroomFitness Room
Living roomLaundry room
AppliancesGame Room

How to Work While you Study 

International students can work(part-time) on and off campus while studying at the University

On Campus

Students will have to fulfil the following conditions.

  • Study full time in a program
  • Have a valid study permit
  • Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)
  • Can work a maximum of 20 hours/week during the school year
  • Can work full time during school holidays 

Off-Campus

Students will have to fulfil the following conditions. 

  • Have a valid study permit
  • Study full time in a program at a recognized institution.
  • Have already started studying
  • Studying to obtain a degree, diploma or certificate with duration of at least 6 months
  • Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

Know About the Strong 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
  • Charles Sirois

The University also has an active portal to provide its alumni with various career management services. Regular reunion and networking activities are conducted each year.

Find a Program
5 yearson-campusFrench
$25,221 - 28,173 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,638 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearson-campusBilingual
$25,221 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$28,173 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearson-campusFrench
$25,221 - 28,173 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$28,173 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,638 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearson-campusFrench
$25,221 - 28,173 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,638 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearson-campusFrench
$25,221 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$25,221 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$25,221 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearson-campusFrench
$25,221 - 28,173 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearson-campusFrench
$25,221 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 28,173
Bachelors Tuition Fees$28173
Post graduate Tuition Fees$25221
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 2,496
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
35,000
International Students
17,808
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process August 01, 2018
End of Application process January 15, 2019
Application Fee
$ 32.25
Application website www.usherbrooke.ca...
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
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Total Applications
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