Universite du Quebec a Montreal: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITE DU QUEBEC A MONTREAL M-9

CP 8888, Succursale Centre-ville
Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3P8
Tel: (514)987-3000; Admissions: (514)987-7740; Fax: (514)987-7728; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.uqam.ca/

Description: Province-supported, university, specialized, coed. Part of Universite du Quebec. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: 286-acre urban campus. 42,208 applied. Students come from 10 provinces and territories, 102 other countries. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Services for LD students, accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at other units of the Universite du Quebec, other universities in the province of Quebec.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for some quota programs. Required: Diploma of Collegiate Studies (and transcript) or equivalent. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 3/1. Notification: 5/15.

Costs Per Year: Tuition and fee charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Province resident tuition: $2502 full-time. Canadian resident tuition: $6019 full-time. Mandatory fees: $453 full-time. International student tuition: $14,202 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 40 open to all. Most popular organizations: Centre D'Ecoute et de Reference Halt-Ami, Groupe de Recherche d'Interet, Public du Quebec A LUqam, Club Marketing Uqam, Association des Etudiants Africainses de LUqam. Major annual event: Salon Etudiant de la Rentre. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Bibliotheque Centrale plus 15 others with 2.3 million books, 10,819 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 889 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.