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    UNIVERSITY OF QUEBEC AT CHICOUTIMI - [UQAC], CHICOUTIMI, QUEBEC

    Chicoutimi, QuebecLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1969established year

    University of Quebec at Chicoutimi Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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    University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC) is a co-educational public university. It has secondary branches at La Malbaie, Saint-Felicien, Alma, and Sept-Iles. It offers about forty undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The array of well-known programs includes forestry, geology, regional population studies, and aluminum. It carries two research centers on the aluminum industry which are inspected by the Canadian National Research Center. 

    Why choose the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi?

    • Webometrics 2018 Ranking- 41 (Canada)
    • Webometrics 2018 Ranking- 354 (continental)

    Why UQAC stands out?

    • Partnership with universities of Morocco, Lebanon, China, Senegal, Colombia, and Brazil.
    • Large research program background of 380 research projects underway.
    • Offers undergrad video game development program available only in UQAC in Quebec.
    • Degree in kinesiology, political science, and a wood structure civil engineering programs are exclusively available only in UQAC in Quebec.

    What do students say?

    • Richness of the culture with 3 or 5 weeks immersion program
    • Learning exposure via host family and French culture.

    Highlights

    Type of University Public
    Total Number of Students 6500
    Undergraduate Full Time Students 3510
    Undergraduate part-time students 1500
    Full time graduates 1140
    Part-time graduates 350
    Tuition fee range CAD 5100 – CAD 7000 (for undergraduate, masters and doctorate programs)
    Language for Courses French
    Test Scores Accepted TF-UQAC (Test for French)
    Website www.uqac.ca
    The acceptance rate for admission in UQAC 88%

    Campus and Housing at UQAC

    • Secondary branches at La Malbaie, Saint-Felicien, Alma, and Sept-Iles.
    • 250 residential spaces, 150 reserved for first year students.
    • Option for homestay and dorm.
    • Deposit of CAD 50 to get the room key, will be returned at the end of stay at UQAC residence.
    • 3 meal plans for homestay students by Host families
    • CAD 175 - CAD 200/per week payable to host family.
    • Facilities: Studios, rooms-suite, 3 and a half (2 bedrooms), 4 and a half (2 bedrooms), 5 and a half (3 bedrooms), 6 and a half (4 bedrooms).
    • Fully furnished, with all services (electricity, cable, telephone).

    Programs Offered at UQAC

    • Delivery Type: full-time and part-time.
    • Types of programs:
    1. Graduate Degree
    2. Undergraduate Degrees
    3. Short Programs
    4. Certificate Programs
    5. Doctorate Program

    No evening/weekend and distant learning available.

    Specialty program offered by the institute:

    • Undergraduate microprograms
    • French immersion of 3,5,9-week program
    • Undergraduate Student Exchange.

    Specializations

    Arts and letters Nikanite First Nations Center
    School of French Language and Quebec Culture School of digital arts, animation, and design NAD
    Applied Science Computer Science and Mathematics
    Educational Sciences Health Sciences
    Basic Sciences (Biology, Chemistry) Economic & Administrative Sciences
    Humanities & Social Sciences -

    Quarter for Admission

    • Fall: September-December
    • Winter: January-April
    • Summer: July-August
    • Spring: May-June

    Admissions at University of Quebec at Chicoutimi

    Prerequisites

    • Official transcripts of recently completed studies
    • Birth certificate issued by civil status
    • French language Proficiency via test given by UQAC.

    For the online test, link visit http://www.uqac.ca/admissionenligne

    Minimum marks to be obtained

    • Engineering- R score 18.82
    • Arts- R score 20.84
    • Science- R score 17.30
    • Commerce R-score 18.80

    Steps to Apply

    • Select the program and check requirements on the official website.
    • Check for deadlines and fee payment on the official website.
    • Fill out all your requests and submit.
    • Wait for your acceptance letter.

    UQAC has 88% acceptance rate.

    Application Fee

    • Pay the application fee- CAD 30 and CAD 50 offline.
    • Fee once paid is non-refundable
    • Paid via credit card and debit card

    Expenses to be incurred at UQAC

    Graduate Students

    Education Costs Domestic International
    Tuition Fees CAD 2,328 - CAD 7,228 CAD 14,310 - CAD 15,943
    Overhead CAD 49.72 CAD 49.72
    Development Fund CAD 15 CAD 15
    Free Access STS CAD 40 CAD 40
    MAGE contribution CAD 29.75 CAD 29.75

    Undergraduate Students

    Educational Cost Domestic Students International Students
    Tuition Fees CAD 2,328 - CAD 7,228 CAD 15,943 - CAD 17,808
    Overhead CAD 49.72 CAD 49.72
    Development Fund CAD 15 CAD 15
    Free Access STS CAD 40 CAD 40
    MAGE contribution CAD 29.75 CAD 29.75

    Part-time students

    Description Fee
    Scholarship rights CAD 763
    Overhead CAD 49.72
    MAGE contribution CAD 29.75
    Development Fund (DON) CAD 15.00
    Free access STS CAD 40.00

    Financial Aid

    Nearly CAD 4,000,000 invested as financial aid for students.

    International students

    • Entrance scholarships: CAD 750 or CAD 1000
    • Based on academic and artistic merit

    Doctorate students

    • Scholarship at McGill University for their Ph.D. (Rehabilitation Science)- CAD 20,000
    • Based on a good track of grades in the academics.

    CMU Scholarship

    • Scholarship of CAD 600 for CMU French majors or minors CMU grants.
    • Awards worth CAD 300.

    Bursaries

    • Loto-Québec: CAD 2,500 bursary - 3D animation and digital design (NAD), visual effects profile for film and video.
    • Gaston-L.-Tremblay Foundation of Chicoutimi inc.: 5 bursaries of CAD 2,000 - all areas
    • Place du Royaume Foundation: 12 bursaries of CAD 2,000 - all areas. A bursary of CAD 1,000 - students of the Conservatoire de musique du Saguenay or all areas

    Alumni Networks

    UQAC graduates have the access to job searching. Notable alumni benefits are:

    • Access to UQAC library even after studies
    • Discounts in the purchase of a car or their insurance
    • UQAC partnership with La Capitale General Insurance organizes different contests apart from discounts for the association members.

    Following is the list of notable UQAC Alumni names:

    • Karine Trudel: Canadian politician
    • Luc Ferland: Former Member of the National Assembly of Quebec
    • Sylvain Gaudreault: Politician
    $ 17,3091st YEAR
    FEES

    3 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    $ 11,6221st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    Master of Computer Science [M.C.S]

    full time | Thesis Based
    $ 9,6841st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    Master of Engineering [M.Eng]

    full time | Thesis Based
    $ 9,6841st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] Biology

    full time | Thesis Based
    $ 17,3881st YEAR
    FEES

    3 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    University of Quebec at Chicoutimi Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    6480
    DLI Number
    O19359011122
    Application Cost
    $22
    Accreditation
    AUCC
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $17,309 / Year

    Admission & dates

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    March 1

    Application deadline

    July 30

    Application results

    Attendance Cost

    $17309

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $17,309 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $17,388 / Year
    On Campus
    Two Bedroom
    $3,870 / Year
    Three Bedroom
    $3,870 / Year
    Four Bedroom Suite
    $3,510 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
    Program wise accreditation
    Engineering Programs
    Engineers Canada
    Physiotherapy Programs
    Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada
    Programs
    Canadian Association for Social Work Education

    Ranking

    20212020201920182017
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    Center for World University Rankings

    RANKED  #1927

    Overall(International)

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    Station multimodale UQAC0.15 km
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