Concordia University: Statistics



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#383 of 14,131 In the World
#148 of 2,597 In North America
#21 of 101 In Canada
#4 of 17 In Quebec State
#3 of 7 In Montreal
#54 of 1,053 For Firefighting and Fire Science
Top100 For 12 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate44%
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 44% 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 43,551 scientific papers published and 938,407 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI).


Concordia University majors

by publication & citation count

27,594 / 550,159
Computer Science
26,893 / 567,776
23,441 / 483,755
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
20,215 / 428,064
17,973 / 481,890
Environmental Science
17,234 / 419,087
Quantum and Particle physics
17,230 / 347,905
16,669 / 403,873
14,091 / 299,753
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
13,612 / 257,618
12,332 / 289,991
11,523 / 238,799
10,922 / 322,869
10,120 / 215,862
Materials Science
10,029 / 209,192
Electrical Engineering
9,995 / 171,113
9,892 / 288,384
Geography and Cartography
9,462 / 196,309
Political Science
9,202 / 209,333
8,825 / 201,855
8,700 / 214,705
8,313 / 187,569
7,238 / 101,500
7,047 / 210,851
Organic Chemistry
6,956 / 186,645
6,705 / 151,077
6,622 / 197,742
Computer Networking
6,493 / 92,312
Machine Learning
6,330 / 142,153
6,273 / 178,435
6,121 / 118,870
Optical Engineering
5,949 / 123,653
5,903 / 105,757
Mechanical Engineering
5,812 / 113,700
5,688 / 122,384
5,382 / 102,533
5,059 / 132,046
Computer Vision
4,600 / 69,314
Art & Design
4,596 / 83,748
Electronic Engineering
4,342 / 63,528

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 378 2349
1992 392 2628
1993 433 2852
1994 423 3120
1995 358 3536
1996 389 4048
1997 364 4119
1998 397 4775
1999 359 5295
2000 392 5639
2001 368 5828
2002 1205 11106
2003 881 9489
2004 854 10264
2005 963 12116
2006 1141 14043
2007 1209 17049
2008 1269 19010
2009 1453 22047
2010 1361 25876
2011 1324 30276
2012 1405 33924
2013 1525 38282
2014 1602 42412
2015 1635 43474
2016 2039 43959
2017 1776 46506
2018 1975 53755
2019 2136 61283
2020 2323 71638
2021 2511 82682
2022 2374 85979
2023 2470 86867
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
    Canada Flag Canada
    1970-.. (age 54)
    television actorvoice actorpodcasterfilm actor

    William Emerson Arnett is a Canadian-American actor and comedian. In television, Arnett played Gob Bluth in the Fox/Netflix series Arrested Development (2003–2006, 2013, 2018–2019) and 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 54)
    Enrolled in Concordia University
    In 1991 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English studies
    punditentrepreneurpodcasterfilm directorcomedian

    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 organization which was designated a terrorist group in Canada and New Zealand after he left the group. 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. James Tupper

    James Tupper
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1965-.. (age 59)
    actorfilm actortelevision actor

    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.

  4. Antoni Porowski

    Antoni Porowski
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1984-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in Concordia University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in psychology
    television actormodeltelevision personalityactorchef

    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).

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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