Queen’s University

Queen’s University Ranking

country rank: 8
world rank: 119

University Overview

Queen’s University, founded in 1841, is a non-profit public higher-education college based in the small city of Kingston, Ontario (population range of 50,000-249,999). Queen’s University (QU) is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario. In a variety of fields of research, Queen’s University (QU) provides courses and programs leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 178-year-old Canadian university has a preferential admissions process focused on students’ previous academic records and grades. This Canadian higher education institution is moderately selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 40 to 50 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. QU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Queen’s University Ranking

University Identity

Name Queen's University
Acronym QU
Founded 1841
Motto Sapientia et Doctrina Stabilitas Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of the times
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address 206 Richardson Hall Kingston K7L 3N6 Ontario Canada
Tel +1 (613) 533 2000
Fax +1 (613) 533 6300

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 74 Union Street, Gordon Hall Kingston K7L 3N6 (613) 533 2218

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Universities Canada (UC) Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15) Council of Ontario Universities (COU) Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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