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University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres (UQTR) has a total enrollment of 14,000 students. There are three cycles of studies at the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres - the first cycle (bachelor’s programs and certifications), second cycle (master’s programs and diplomas) and the third cycle (doctoral program).

Along with the proficiency in the French language, applicants are required to have some knowledge of the English language as well. Admission at UQTR takes place quarterly. Majority of main-stream programs are offered in the Fall, Winter, and Summer. However, admissions for some programs also take place in Autumn.

  • UQTR admission office advises applicants to use the online application portal.
  • The application fee varies for online and paper application mode.
Application PortalOnline Application/ offline Application
Application Fee44.77 CAD (Online application)
67.15 CAD (Paper application)
Payment Modebank transfer/credit card
Intake SeasonsFall, Winter, Summer
Academic CalendarsQuarter-based
Financial Aidscholarships, loans, grants, work study programs, financial support

University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres Admission Deadlines

University of Quebec has specific admission deadlines for international applicants. The deadlines for each admission cycle are given below:

Entry TermDeadlines*
Summer (1st cycle and graduate)February 1
Fall (1st cycle and graduate)May 1
Winter (1st cycle and graduate)October 1

*Deadlines may vary for individual courses.

French Language Proficiency Requirements

Since the medium of instruction at the UQTR is French, it is mandatory for international applicants to demonstrate a certain level of fluency in French.

The university understands that French is not the medium of instruction in several countries. Applicants belonging to such countries are required to register at the École Internationale de Français, a French immersion school of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres Undergraduate Admissions

UQTR offers multiple bachelor’s programs in social sciences, accounting, science, psychology etc. The general UG admission process and requirements are the same for future applicants.

Application Portal: Online Application/paper application

Application Fee:

  • Paper Application: 67.15 CAD
  • Online Application: 44.77 CAD

Admission Requirements:

  • 13 year pre-university diploma, or
  • A bachelor degree in French
  • Copy of final transcripts
  • French language proficiency.

University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres Graduate Programs

University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres offers multiple graduate programs in Education, Engineering, Arts & Humanities, etc. The basic admission requirements for all graduate programs are the same.

Application Portal: Online application/Paper application

Application Fee:

  • Paper Application:67.15 CAD
  • Online Application: 44.77 CAD

Admission Requirements:

  • Four-year undergraduate degree
  • Completion of required coursework
  • Copy of UG transcripts and mark sheets
  • French language proficiency

Visa Process for International Students

After receiving the acceptance letter from the college applicants need to apply for a valid visa in order to study in Canada. In order to study at UQTR, the applicants will require a study permit. To enter Canada students even require a Temporary Residence Visa.

Requirements for a study permit are as follows:

  • A valid passport
  • Application fee ( billed in CND)
  • Evidence of sufficient funds
  • Medical examination
  • Biometrics

Temporary Visa Permit: This visa can be both single and multiple entries. The requirements for a temporary residence visa are as follows:

  • Valid passport
  • Specified application fee (billed in CND)
  • The offer of admission received from UQTR.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds
  • Medical exam

Applicants must note that this process can take up to three months.

Overall, UQTR has a very straight-forward admission process. However, some applicants may find it difficult to complete their admission process. The applicants are encouraged to contact the university’s admission department for the necessary assistance.

Applicants who successfully complete and submit their applications receive a confirmation receipt from UQTR. The receipt contains a reference number which helps them keep track of their application. Evaluation of the application and supplementary documents may take up to a few weeks.

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