The University of Quebec at Trois Rivieres (UQTR) or popularly known as "l'université du peuple," is a public university within the Université du Québec network that offers its students a quiet, pleasant environment along with a large campus with plenty of green open spaces. One of the university's most attractive features is its relaxed, safe atmosphere where students and professors work closely together during teaching and research activities.
UQTR has successfully been able to generate research funding of $21 million. Till now, UQTR has awarded $4.8 million worth of scholarships to their students. However, most of these scholarships are for domestic students, but international students can apply for other financial aids.
University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres was established in 1969, with the merger of the "Centre d'Études universitaires de Trois-Rivières" and "L'école normale d'État Maurice Duplessis" (named after Maurice Duplessis).
University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres is located halfway between Montreal and Quebec and has two fully functional campuses in Trois Rivieres and Drummondville and 8 university centers at Joliette, Longueuil, Quebec, Saint-Hyacinthe, Sorel-Tracy, Vallée-du-Haut-St-Laurent, Victoriaville and La Tuque.
The University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres has been accredited by AUCC and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec.
UQTR offers about 44 post-graduate programs, which include 32 master’s degrees and 12 doctorate degrees. Officially accredited or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec, UQTR is a large higher education institution whose mission is to impart high-quality education in an innovative learning environment.
There are several reasons behind UTQR being one of the most preferred study destinations for every student whether it be domestic or international. Some of the reasons are listed below:
The University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres does not provide any financial aid or scholarships to its international students but the students do have a work-study option.
Well known for its warm welcoming culture and enviable size of the campus, UQTR provides various facilities to its students and staff for their comfort and well-being. Some of the facilities provided by UQTR are listed below:
|Accommodation/Residence facility||The residences are located in the heart of the campus of UTQR and it allows the occupants to enjoy urban life as well as a natural fresh environment. The residence offers a different type of apartment:|
|Distant learning Facility||UTQR also provides a distant learning facility for its students so that they are able to gain an education in a much more easy and convenient manner. The web- conference is the tool that allows teachers and students to meet in a virtual classroom at a fixed schedule to attend a live session.|
|Other facilities||Library, Scholarships and Financial Assistance, Well equipped laboratories, and many more.|
UQTR has trained over 80,000 graduates and welcomes around 14,350 students in three sessions of study in nearly 300 programs, many of which are unique in Quebec. With more than 90 online programs,
With its two fully functional campuses located in Trois-Rivieres and Drummondville, the university has successfully been able to impart high-quality education and effective training facility to its students. It has 8 university centers and these centers are located in Joliette, Longueuil, Quebec, Saint-Hyacinthe, Sorel-Tracy, Vallée-du-Haut-St-Laurent, Victoriaville and La Tuque. The main campus located at Trois-Rivieres provides students with a fully equipped housing facility that has the capacity to accommodate over a thousand students.
UQTR has almost 55 approved research units and an international presence in almost 47 countries which is one of the major reasons why it has successfully been able to stand out from other universities. Some of the rankings and achievements of UQTR are below.
The admission criteria differ depending upon the types of program one wants to enroll in. The students have to fulfill all the criteria set by the university as well as the individual criteria set by the programs. Only successfully submitted online applications along with the required application fee shall be processed for admissions by the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres.
The tuition fees at the university differ depending upon the program and specialization selected by the students. Every student has to show proof of finances so as to be eligible for admission. The course fee for undergraduate international students may range from CAD 12,500 to CAD 15,000 and for postgraduate international students may range from CAD 7,500 to CAD 10,000.
|Degree Type||Tuition Fees|
The university accepts application through an online portal and every applicant is required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $33. The applicants have to provide academic, personal, communication, and program details while making an application. Also, the applicants should make sure that the academic and Language requirements are properly fulfilled.
Along with tuition fees, there are other fees or charges that students have to pay depending upon the program and the facilities that they have availed. Other fees like stationary fees, student association fees, housing fees, meal charges and many more might have to be paid by the students.
For any queries related to admission and other college details, one can contact telephone number- +1-819-376-5011 or toll-free number 1-800-365-0922or mail at [email protected] or can even visit the university during the working hours.