University of Montreal: Statistics



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#113 of 14,131 In the World
#68 of 2,597 In North America
#6 of 101 In Canada
#2 of 17 In Quebec State
#2 of 7 In Montreal
#23 of 1,941 For Art History
Top100 For 53 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate41%
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 CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-April; May-August)

We've calculated the 41% acceptance rate for University of Montreal 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

University of Montreal is a world-class research university with 132,569 scientific papers published and 3,871,798 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Genetics, Psychology, Biochemistry, Engineering, and Physics.


University of Montreal majors

by publication & citation count

79,742 / 2,809,974
75,506 / 2,435,651
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
61,354 / 1,478,368
53,331 / 2,019,946
Computer Science
51,102 / 1,886,774
43,693 / 1,577,701
42,358 / 1,506,935
40,212 / 1,554,346
39,998 / 1,418,321
39,020 / 1,352,312
Environmental Science
35,058 / 1,065,490
33,963 / 748,900
32,996 / 1,118,011
Political Science
28,171 / 585,452
27,717 / 972,553
24,316 / 855,689
24,036 / 606,223
Quantum and Particle physics
23,229 / 790,979
21,576 / 662,098
Organic Chemistry
21,431 / 811,503
21,219 / 561,546
20,824 / 761,664
20,813 / 744,367
18,885 / 592,464
Geography and Cartography
17,380 / 478,930
14,593 / 500,095
14,562 / 458,281
Materials Science
14,394 / 534,905
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
13,933 / 617,549
13,930 / 406,487
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
13,421 / 443,825
13,259 / 430,339
13,153 / 337,744
Public Health
12,861 / 398,942
12,269 / 303,094
Optical Engineering
11,338 / 334,341
11,065 / 419,295
11,024 / 347,769
10,944 / 303,880
Anatomy and Physiology
10,653 / 351,878

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1135 9266
1992 1231 10558
1993 1340 11015
1994 1402 12704
1995 1582 15469
1996 1691 17225
1997 1671 19668
1998 1681 22514
1999 1663 25441
2000 1657 29162
2001 1784 32235
2002 2149 38100
2003 2204 42459
2004 2571 48521
2005 2900 56495
2006 2981 64376
2007 3259 74654
2008 3684 83468
2009 3948 95851
2010 4119 106596
2011 4204 121468
2012 4487 139028
2013 4770 153235
2014 5116 168643
2015 5403 180561
2016 5389 190885
2017 5696 205400
2018 5652 233625
2019 6237 262391
2020 6721 304470
2021 7154 330144
2022 6566 313225
2023 6269 310309
Academic rankings


Local studetns Quebec residents: Undergraduate, 75,77 per credit for; Graduate studies :1, 136,55 (15 crédits). Non-Quebec Canadian Students: Undergraduate, 221,06 per credit. Graduate: 3 315,90 per term (CAD)

The University of Montreal 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 University of Montreal.

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 Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Adult Education, Anthropology, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Criminology, Demography and Population, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Testing and Evaluation, English, French, Geography, German, History, Industrial Management, Information Sciences, International and Comparative Education, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Music, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Optometry, Pathology, Pedagogy, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science, Virology

University of Montreal alumni

  1. Pierre Trudeau

    Pierre Trudeau
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1919-2000 (aged 81)

    Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the 15th prime minister of Canada from 1968 to 1979 and from 1980 to 1984. Between his non-consecutive terms as prime minister, he served as the leader of the Opposition from 1979 to 1980.

  2. Michael Mando

    Michael Mando
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1981-.. (age 43)
    television actorwriterfilm actoractor

    Michael Mando is a Canadian actor. He played Nacho Varga on the AMC series Better Call Saul (2015–2022), Vaas Montenegro in the video game franchise Far Cry (2012, 2021), Vic Schmidt in the sci-fi series Orphan Black (2013–2014), and Mac Gargan in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). He is a two-time Canadian Screen Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee.

  3. Sophie Grégoire

    Sophie Grégoire
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1975-.. (age 49)

    Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, also known as Sophie Grégoire, is a Canadian retired television host. She is married to 23rd prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau; the couple separated in 2023. She is involved in charity work, social work, and public speaking focused mainly on the environment, women's issues, and children's issues. She was an ambassador for the WE Charity, which fell into scandal in 2020.

  4. Jean-Marc Vallée

    Jean-Marc Vallée
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1963-2021 (aged 58)
    film directorfilm actorfilm producerfilm screenwriterscreenwriter

    Jean-Marc Vallée was a Canadian filmmaker, film editor, and screenwriter. After studying film at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Vallée went on to make a number of critically acclaimed short films, including Stéréotypes (1991), Les Fleurs magiques (1995), and Les Mots magiques (1998).

All 100 notable alumni

University of Montreal faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Kinesiology Ethics, Health Education, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physiology
Faculty : Arts and Sciences Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Arabic, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Catalan, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Criminology, Demography and Population, Economics, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, English, Film, French, Geography, German, Germanic Studies, Greek, History, Information Sciences, Italian, Japanese, Labour and Industrial Relations, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Medieval Studies, Modern Languages, Operations Research, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Translation and Interpretation
Faculty : Continuing Education Advertising and Publicity, Child Care and Development, Communication Studies, Community Health, Computer Science, Criminology, Foreign Languages Education, French, Gerontology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Journalism, Labour and Industrial Relations, Law, Management, Multimedia, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Relations, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Community Services, Social Problems, Translation and Interpretation, Writing
Faculty : Dentistry Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Community Health, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Immunology, Microbiology, Neurology, Orthodontics, Public Health, Stomatology
Faculty : Education Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Foreign Languages Education, French, International and Comparative Education, Mathematics Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Religious Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Training
Faculty : Environmental Design Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Software Engineering, Town Planning
Faculty : Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Actuarial Science, Administration, Anaesthesiology, Anthropology, Architecture, Archiving, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Bible, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Civil Law, Classical Languages, Clinical Psychology, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Community Health, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Conducting, Criminology, Curriculum, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Development Studies, E-Business/Commerce, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, English, English Studies, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Film, Fiscal Law, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, French, Genetics, Geography, German, Germanic Studies, Greek (Classical), Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Higher Education, History, Immunology, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Economics, International Law, International Studies, Labour and Industrial Relations, Latin, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Museum Studies, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Neurosciences, Notary Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Optometry, Oral Pathology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Safety Engineering, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Spanish, Special Education, Speech Studies, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Teacher Training, Theology, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science, Virology
Faculty : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Fiscal Law, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Notary Studies
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Community Health, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Gerontology, Haematology, Health Administration, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Health, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Rheumatology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Surgery, Toxicology, Urology, Virology
Faculty : Music Art History, Conducting, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Singing
Faculty : Nursing Cardiology, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Nephrology, Nursing
Faculty : Pharmacy Biological and Life Sciences, Epidemiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Faculty : Theology and Religious Studies Bible, Christian Religious Studies, Community Health, Ethics, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Theology
Faculty : Veterinary Medicine Biomedicine, Epidemiology, Food Technology, Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Veterinary Science, Virology
School : Optometry Biomedicine, Neurosciences, Ophthalmology, Optometry, Paediatrics, Physiology, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy
School : Public Health Public Health

General information

Alternative names UdeM
University of Montréal
Université de Montréal
Founded 1878
Motto Fide splendet et scientia
Colors royal blue, white, black

Location and contacts

Address C.P. 6128 succursale Centre-ville
Montréal, Québec, H3C 3J7
City population 1,763,000

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