Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITE DU QUEBEC A TROIS-RIVIERES J-11

3351 blvd des Forges, Case post 500
Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada G9A 5H7
Tel: (819)376-5011
Free: 800-365-0922
Admissions: (819)376-5045
Fax: (819)376-5210
Web Site: http://www.uqtr.ca/

Description:

Province-supported, university, coed. Part of Universite du Quebec. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: urban campus with easy access to Montreal. Endowment: $3.3 million. Research spending 2003-04: $579,866. Total enrollment: 9,618. Students come from 33 other countries. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Services for LD students, accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. 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: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 3/1. Notification: 6/1.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. Option: coed housing available. Main library plus 1 other with 464,338 books, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $2.2 million. 200 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.