Québec is Canada’s largest province by area, and the second most populous province after Ontario. It is the only province to have a predominantly French speaking population, where French is the sole provincial official language. While Québec City is the political capital of this province, Montreal is considered its cultural and economic capital due to its rich culture and history.

Students from all over the world are drawn to this province because of the quality of life offered here. Each year, more than 40,000 students from different countries choose to study in Québec. Whilst studying here, you could also find time for activity and leisure by skiing, celebrating at the Québec City Summer Festival, exploring North America’s oldest shopping district, or watching an ice hockey tournament – the possibilities in Québec are endless!

Higher Education

With French as the predominant language of Québec and 80% of the population speaking it as their first language, it is no wonder that the province’s institutes of higher education are majorly Francophone. In fact, there are only three universities and five colleges that are English speaking in the entire province. Lately, more and more institutions are offering English language programs which are gaining popularity.

Québec’s highest performing universities in terms of graduate programs are:

1. McGill University (English)

McGill is ranked number one in Canada among all the major research universities in the Maclean’s 24th annual rankings (2016-17), maintaining this position for the 12th consecutive year. Internationally, McGill ranked 32nd in the world and 2nd in Canada in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

2. Concordia University (English)

The John Molson School of Business here is rated one of the best in Canada.

3. University of Montreal (French)

This is Quebec’s largest research institution and is ranked as one of the top 100 universities globally.

4. Ecole Polytechnique de Monreal (French)

This is considered one of the top engineering schools in Canada.

Capital city: Québec City

Motto: Je me souviens

“I Remember”

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Bishops University

2600 College St.
Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z7
(Lennoxville Campus)

Contact Info:
Phone:819-822-9600 or ext. 2616(Admissions Office)
Email: diane.mills@ubishops.ca

Concordia University

1455 De Maisonneuve Boulevard W.
Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1M8
(Sir George Williams Campus)

Contact Info:
Phone:514-848-2424, ext. 3515 (International Office)
Email: iso@concordia.ca(International Student Office)

McGill University

845 Sherbrooke Street W,
Montreal, QC H3A 0G4

Contact Info:
Phone: 514-398-4349 or 514-398-7878
Email: welcome@mcgill.ca

Champlain Regional College

1301 Portland Boulevard,
Sherbrooke, QC J1J 1S2

Contact Info:
Email: admissions@crcmail.net

Dawson College

3040 Sherbrooke Street W.,
Montreal, QC H3Z 1A4

Contact Info:
Phone: +1 514-931-8731
Email: admissions@dawsoncollege.qc.ca

John Abbott College

21275 Lakeshore Drive,
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3L9

Contact Info:
Phone: +1 514-457-6610
Email: admissions@johnabbott.qc.ca

Marianopolis College

4873 Westmount Avenue,
Westmount, QC H3Y 1X9

Contact Info:

Vanier College

821 Sainte Croix Avenue,
Saint-Laurent, QC H4L 3X9

Contact Info:
Phone: +1 514-744-7500
Email: info@vaniercollege.qc.ca