Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

country rank  39
world rank  1263

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (University of Québec at Chicoutimi) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Chicoutimi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Jonquière, La Baie, Alma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec), Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Québec at Chicoutimi
Acronym UQAC
Founded 1969
Motto Libre de voir plus loin
Free to see further

University Location

Address 555, Boulevard de l’Université
Chicoutimi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
G7H 2B1 Quebec
T +1 (418) 545 5011
F +1 (418) 545 5012
Other locations Jonquière, La Baie, Alma

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 555, Boulevard de l’Université
Chicoutimi G7H 2B1
+1 (418) 545 5011 #5005
800 463 9880

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université du Québec à Chicoutimi's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec


  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie (AUFC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018