Universite de Sherbrooke: Narrative Description

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Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1K 2R1
Tel: (819)821-8000
Admissions: (819)821-7685
Fax: (819)821-7966
E-mail: in[email protected]
Web Site: http://www.usherb.ca/


Independent, university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees. Founded 1954. Setting: 800-acre urban campus with easy access to Montreal. Total enrollment: 19,444. Faculty: 2,837 (1,014 full-time, 1,823 part-time). 7,820 applied, 73% were admitted. Full-time: 9,301 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 3,807 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 3 provinces and territories, 62 other countries. Calendar: Canadian standard year. ESL program, services for LD students, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Consortium of Quebec Universities (CREPUQ). Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 3/1. Notification: continuous until 5/15. Preference given to province residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50 Canadian dollars. Tuition, fee, and room and board charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Comprehensive fee: $7760 includes full-time tuition ($4400), mandatory fees ($232), and college room and board ($3128). College room only: $1392. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location and reciprocity agreements. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and student level. Part-time tuition: $146.71 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $7.06 per credit, $20 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to location and reciprocity agreements. International student tuition: $9768 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Major annual events: homecoming, Winter Carnival. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. Option: coed housing available. Carrefour de l'Information plus 5 others with 1.2 million books, 5,937 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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