Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Canada

  • 1974

    Established
  • 20.6%

    International Students
  • 29

    No. of Programs
  • 462

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Concordia University was established in 1974. It was followed by the union of two main universities, Sir George Williams University and Loyola College. Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The university is counted best among top universities and institutes in Quebec and in Canada. The university was awarded rank #34 in the Regional Universities West category by the survey reports of US News, 2020. It was also recognized in THE Young University Rankings, 2019 that honoured the institute as the number 1 university under 50 years in Canada. The university is also ranked 1st for Art and Design in Canada and among the top 100 in the world, according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Concordia University has two campuses, Loyola Campus and Sir George Williams Campus. Sir George Williams is considered the main campus. The university is distinguished by its four faculties, a graduate school along with numerous centres, colleges and institutes. With over 100 graduate and 300 undergraduate programs and courses, it aims to provide innumerable options for students seeking meaningful career opportunities. John Molson School of Business of Concordia University has been consistently rated within the periphery of the top 10 business schools of Canada. Moreover, there is an undergraduate student union, Concordia Student Union whose members comprise over 33,000 of the total students. The research unit of Concordia University provides teaching in diverse areas such as Human Rights, Digital Arts and Synthetic Biology. While its popular majors in MBA, Marketing Engineering and Economics are compared to some of the Ivy League courses; its Masters (MS) in Computer Science has observed a growth of nearly 400% and is quickly becoming the choice of the hour. 

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Concordia University researchers are responding rapidly to the COVID-19 emergency. Also, Concordia’s Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) will receive $1.8 million from the Government of Quebec over the next seven years. The funds have been awarded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC), one of the most reputable research funding institutions in the province. With 215,000 alumni working worldwide, the university allows other students to choose and follow their careers. The alumni have made their name in many prestigious organizations just as the former governor-general, George Vanier, and the philosopher Keith Heron. Other notable alumni are Feras Antoon, Anna Hopkins, Annie Murphy, Tayshia Adams and so on. 
 
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The enrolment of 46,093 students in the scholastic year 2017-2018 places this university among the famous universities in Canada. The international student’s percentage at Concordia is about 20.6% which proves that the university welcomes diversity. Another important fact to be highlighted is that, out of all the international students coming to Concordia, the majority that is 22.1% is from India and the rest from countries like China, Iran, France, the US, among others. Companies visiting for recruitment and internships are Tacker Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Wells Fargo Securities, Jayam Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Amazon, Walmart, Google and many more.

Concordia University Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Private, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - $19,802 (2021-22)

Masters - $20,731 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall & Winter

Average GPA Requirement

3.54

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1200; ACT - NA; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 90; Duolingo - 104; GRE - NA; GMAT - 580 (Minimum)

Admission Requirements

CV, Standardised test scores, LORSOPAcademic Transcripts, Birth Certificate, English language proficiency score reports

Admissions Deadlines

Fall - March 1

Winter - Nov 1

Percentage of International Students

33%

Size of Campus (in acres)

37

Alumni Worldwide

230k+

Females to Males Ratio

50:50

Average Salary after 10 Years

$41,229 (Annual)

Concordia University Global University Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

NA

601-700

801-900

601-700

QS

521-530

477

462

464

431

Times Higher Education (THE)

601–800

601-800

601-800

601-800

501-600

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

657

670

671

671

643

Concordia University Global Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Global MBA

131-140

121-130

111-120

111-120

NA

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA

201-250

251-300

201-250

151-200

Times Higher Education (THE)

601-800

251-300

301-400

301-400

NA

U.S. News and World Report - Business and Economics

182

NA

NA

NA

NA

Computer Science

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

601-800

301-400

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News and World Report - Computer Science

238

NA

NA

NA

NA

QS - Computer Science and Information Systems

NA

251-300

251-300

351-350

251-300

Engineering

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

NA

286

278

348

Times Higher Education (THE)

601-800

201-250

251-300

251-300

NA

U.S. News and World Report - Electrical Engineering

121

NA

NA

NA

NA

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Campus Location

Concordia University

1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, MontrEal, QC H3G 1M8, Canada H3G 1M8

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