Université de Sherbrooke

Founded 1954 | Sherbrooke, QC

Sherbrooke is a university that gives its students a chance to see the world, offering opportunities abroad in 36 countries so students can expand their intercultural and language skills. Meanwhile, almost 2,600 foreign students from 104 countries attend the university. Sherbrooke features small class sizes, which help foster close relationships between professors and students. A long established co-op program, one of the largest in Canada, integrates a wide range of programs with co-op and internships that provide more than 5,000 placements each year. “Sherbrooke offers an exceptional environment for pursuing university studies. Renowned for its methods of learning, our university is one of the most appreciated in Canada by its students,” says rector Pierre Cossette.

A green oasis with a waterfall is at the heart of the main campus, and nearby Mont-Bellevue Park offers activities such as skiing and snowshoeing. The university has two satellite campuses: the Sherbrooke Health campus, which is home to a vast biomedical complex, including a hospital and a clinical research centre; and the Longueuil campus, which offers more than 120 continuing education programs in fields such as administration, education, engineering and health sciences. Many classes are held in the evenings or on weekends to make them accessible for students with full-time jobs. Sherbrooke’s medical program is also offered in Saguenay and Moncton through partnerships with the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and the Université de Moncton.

Standout Programs

• Applied Geomatics and the Environment: This practical program trains students in land management and climate crisis strategies. Students work on real-world projects using the latest technological tools.

• Professional Translation: Through classroom study and internships, students master everything from scientific and technical to literary translation.

• Guidance and Counselling: This program trains students in intervention methods to work as counsellors in a variety of sectors; includes three paid internships.

Tuition (includes compulsory ancillary fees)

$3,574 ($9,507 out-of-province students)

Minimum Entering Grades

Arts: R score 21.1-27.4 | Science: R score 22.4-24.4 | Commerce: R score 24.1 | Engineering: R score 24.1-28.4

Student Body

Undergraduates: Full-time: 11,828 | Part-time: 4,313

Graduates: Full-time: 4,997 | Part-time: 6,374

International Students: First-year: 7.2%

Graduate: 28.4%

Male-Female Ratio: 44 to 56

Housing Facts

Residence Spaces: 700 (455 reserved for first-year students)

Residence Costs: Double room: $2,060 to $2,516

Single room: $2,960 to $4,120

Cool Courses

• Integrative Projects in Quantum Programming: Students apply concepts from courses in computer science, math and physics to problem-solving projects.

• Eco-responsibility in One’s Profession: Through coaching and collaborative activities, students in this course prepare to bring eco-responsible awareness to their future careers.

Student Life on Campus

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