Concordia University: Statistics

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#380 of 14,131 In the World
#150 of 2,597 In North America
#21 of 101 In Canada
#4 of 17 In Quebec State
#3 of 7 In Montreal
#73 of 1,760 For Automation and Control engineering
Top50% For 156 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate79%
Admissions RequirementsDiploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) following successful completion of a 2-year pre-university course at a CEGEP (Collège d'Enseignement général et professionnel), or recognized equivalent
Academic CalendarRegular session, September to April (September - December; January-April); summer session, May to August)

We've calculated the 79% acceptance rate for Concordia University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Concordia University is a world-class research university with 27,565 scientific papers published and 773,695 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Psychology, Business, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Medicine.


Concordia University majors

by publication & citation count

8,580 / 166,373
Computer Science
6,554 / 161,011
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,005 / 89,387
2,821 / 215,378
2,711 / 109,324
2,703 / 52,591
2,438 / 62,036
2,252 / 56,608
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,934 / 37,179
1,885 / 79,479
Automation and Control engineering
1,884 / 44,016
Materials Science
1,761 / 36,424
1,508 / 81,843
Art & Design
1,361 / 15,104
1,357 / 25,736
Environmental Science
1,263 / 33,427
1,115 / 25,918
Electronic Engineering
1,072 / 16,906
Computer Networking
951 / 12,123
Blockchain and Cryptography
823 / 13,691
Social Psychology
723 / 93,945
Child Psychology
696 / 51,339
Political Science
643 / 4,202
Optical Engineering
590 / 7,191
Computer Vision
509 / 10,024
460 / 12,069
Computational Linguistics
458 / 9,413
Structural Engineering
452 / 8,845
Investment Banking and Stock trading
399 / 9,188
370 / 6,734
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
369 / 6,554
Cognitive Science
361 / 15,926
Management Information Systems
354 / 13,914
Software Engineering
354 / 6,024
Electrical Engineering
345 / 6,553
Cyber Security
339 / 8,491
337 / 32,784
Communications and Public Relations
333 / 12,588
Clinical Psychology
320 / 18,946
Machine Learning
317 / 6,141

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 349 2918
1992 356 3480
1993 372 4070
1994 395 4437
1995 370 4922
1996 367 5500
1997 359 5770
1998 367 6613
1999 345 7162
2000 367 8220
2001 386 8267
2002 443 10525
2003 559 11469
2004 652 13301
2005 855 15560
2006 969 18443
2007 1121 22692
2008 1220 26210
2009 1359 30824
2010 1270 35344
2011 1170 41529
2012 1266 46562
2013 1463 52845
2014 1573 58804
2015 1553 60920
2016 1674 59141
2017 1676 60719
2018 1848 61719
2019 1865 73129
2020 2048 84447
2021 2043 93623
Academic rankings


International studetns US and international students, 16,692. (These amounts are based on attendance for the Faculty of Arts and Science during the fall and winter terms.) (CAD)
Local studetns Undergraduate tuition, 2,224.20 per Fall and Winter term for Canadian, Quebec Resident; 6,234.90 per Fall and Winter term for Canadian, Non-Quebec Resident. (Amounts are based on attendance for the Faculty of Arts and Science during the fall and winter terms) (CAD)

Concordia University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Concordia University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Maîtrise/Master's Degree Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Art Education, Art History, Biology, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Film, Geography, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, Statistics, Urban Studies, Video

Concordia University alumni

  1. Will Arnett

    Will Arnett
    Born in
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    1970-.. (age 53)
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    William Emerson Arnett is a Canadian-American actor. He is best known for his roles as Gob Bluth in the Fox/Netflix series Arrested Development (2003–2006, 2013, 2018–2019) and as the titular character in the Netflix series BoJack Horseman (2014–2020). He has appeared in films such as Let's Go to Prison (2006), Blades of Glory (2007), Semi-Pro (2008), G-Force (2009), Jonah Hex (2010), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) and its sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), and Show Dogs (2018).

  2. Gavin McInnes

    Gavin McInnes
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Concordia University
    In 1991 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English studies
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    Gavin Miles McInnes is a Canadian writer, podcaster, far-right commentator and founder of the Proud Boys. He is the host of Get Off My Lawn with Gavin McInnes on Censored.TV, which he founded. He co-founded Vice magazine in 1994 at the age of 24, and relocated to the United States in 2001. In 2016 he founded the Proud Boys, an American far-right neo-fascist organization designated as a terrorist group in Canada and New Zealand. McInnes has been described as promoting violence against political opponents, but has claimed that he only has supported political violence in self-defense and that he is not far-right or a supporter of fascism, identifying as "a fiscal conservative and libertarian".

  3. Antoni Porowski

    Antoni Porowski
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1984-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in Concordia University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in psychology
    television actorchefactortelevision personalitymodel

    Antoni Janusz Porowski is a Canadian television personality, cook, actor, model and author. He is the food and wine expert on the Netflix series Queer Eye (2018–present).

  4. James Tupper

    James Tupper
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1965-.. (age 58)
    television actorfilm actoractor

    James Tupper is a Canadian actor known for his roles as Jack Slattery on the ABC television series Men in Trees, Dr. Chris Sands on the NBC medical drama series Mercy, and David Clarke on ABC's Revenge. He also starred in the post-apocalyptic thriller Aftermath, on Space in Canada and Syfy in the U.S., and in the HBO series Big Little Lies.

All 100 notable alumni

Concordia University faculties and divisions

Centre : Advanced Vehicle Engineering Automotive Engineering
Centre : Arts in Human Development Art Therapy, Fine Arts
Centre : Biological Applications of Mass Spectrometry Biological and Life Sciences
Centre : Broadcasting Studies Radio and Television Broadcasting
Centre : Building Studies Building Technologies
Centre : Composites Materials Engineering
Centre : Continuing Education Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Photography, Public Relations, Visual Arts
Centre : Ethnographic Research and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Violence Human Rights, Museum Studies
Centre : Innovation in Business Finance Finance
Centre : Investment and Trading Business Administration
Centre : JMSB Executive Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Leadership, Management, Marketing
Centre : Multidisciplinary Business Research Business Administration
Centre : Oral History and Digital Storytelling History
Centre : Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence Artificial Intelligence
Centre : Recherche en Développement Humain Development Studies
Centre : Signal Processing and Communications Computer Science
Centre : Structural and Functional Genomics Genetics
Centre : Studies in Behavioural Neurobiology Behavioural Sciences, Biology, Neurosciences
Centre : Study of Learning and Performance Higher Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education
Centre : Sustainable Enterprise Management
Centre : Technoculture, Art and Games Computer Science, Literature
Course/Programme : eConcordia Accountancy, Business Administration, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Economics, Ethics, Finance, Fine Arts, Human Rights, Information Management, Information Technology, Law, Leisure Studies, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Real Estate, Religion, Social Studies, Sociology, Statistics, Taxation, Urban Studies
Faculty : Arts and Science Actuarial Science, Adult Education, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Canadian Studies, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, French, French Studies, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography, German, Greek (Classical), Histology, History, Italian, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Latin, Leisure Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religion, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Spanish, Statistics, Theology, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies, Western European Studies, Women's Studies, Writing
Faculty : Engineering and Computer Science Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Safety Engineering, Software Engineering
Faculty : Fine Arts Art Education, Art History, Art Therapy, Ceramic Art, Dance, Design, Display and Stage Design, Film, Fine Arts, Gender Studies, Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Theatre
Group : Hardware Verification Computer Engineering
Group : NanoScience Nanotechnology
Institute : Canadian Jewish Studies Jewish Studies
Institute : Co-operative education Accountancy, Acting, Applied Mathematics, Art History, Biochemistry, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Fine Arts, French Studies, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, International Business, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Safety Engineering, Software Engineering, Statistics
Institute : Community Entrepreneurship and Development Development Studies, Management
Institute : Genocide and Human Rights Studies Human Rights
Institute : Political Economy Political Sciences
Institute : Research/Creation In Media Arts and Technologies Media Studies
Institute : Studies in Canadian Art Fine Arts
Research Division : Business Process Innovations Business Administration
Research Division : High Performance Computer Cluster Platform Computer Science
Research Division : InterNeg Business Administration
Research Division : Molecular Modeling Molecular Biology
Research Division : New Rural Economy 2 Economics, Rural Studies
Research Division : Solar Buildings Research Network Energy Engineering
School : Business Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing
School : Canadian Irish Studies Irish
School : Extended Learning Business Administration, Human Resources, Marketing
School : Graduate Studies Accountancy, Administration, Adult Education, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Art Education, Art History, Art Therapy, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Film, Fine Arts, Genetics, Geography, History, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Musical Instruments, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religion, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Sociology, Software Engineering, Spanish, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies

General information

Alternative names CU
Founded 1974
Accreditation Quebec Ministry of Higher Education
Colors maroon, gold, white

Location and contacts

Address 1455 Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Montréal, Québec, H3G 1M8
City population 1,763,000

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