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  • The University of Montreal is a French public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • The University comprises 13 faculties in more than 60 departments and two affiliated schools, i.e. Polytechnique Montreal and HEC Montreal.
  • The University of Montreal offers more than 650 undergraduate and graduate programs along with 71 doctoral programs.
  • The University of Montreal was initially founded as the satellite campus of the University of Laval in 1878 in Quebec City.
  • The University of Montreal is the No. 1 institute in Quebec joint affiliated with HEC Montreal
  • The Academic Ranking of World University Rankings the University of Montreal at 140th position out of 200 universities globally and at 6th position out of 9 universities in Canada.
  • The University of Montreal enrols approximately 36,774 students, including 10,000 international students.
  • Times Higher Education World University Ranking2020ranks the University of Montreal at 73rd position out of 1001 universities across the globe and 3rd out of 30 universities in Canada.
  • University of Montreal ranks 4th in Canada in terms of volume of its research activities
  • University of Montreal has 27% of our students are enrolled in graduate studies, one of the highest proportions in Canada.

Faculty and School

  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Environmental Design
  • Faculty of Kinesiology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Music
  • School of Optometry
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • School of Public Health
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Faculty of Continuing Education


  • University of Montreal has Seven campuses Montreal Campus, Laval Campus, Saint-Hyacinthe Campus, Mauricie Camous, Langueuil Campus, The MIL Campus, Lanaudiere Campus.
  • Montreal Campus is the main campus spread over 65 hectares with lush greens, clean stretch roads and paths. The main campus is located on the northern slope of Mount Royal. The campus consists of 40 buildings and houses 13 faculties and schools.


Following are the top-ranked programs offered at the University of Montreal

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Biology and Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Economics and Business
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Surgery
  • Space Science
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Physics and many more


Students at the University of Montreal mostly prefer staying at rented accommodation as the rental cost is way less than in other cities such as Paris or Toronto. The average monthly rental cost is approximately $450 for shared occupancy.