University of Montreal: Statistics

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#110 of 14,131 In the World
#67 of 2,597 In North America
#6 of 101 In Canada
#2 of 17 In Quebec State
#2 of 7 In Montreal
#19 of 1,684 For Art History
Top100 For 60 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate57%
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 57% 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 115,142 scientific papers published and 3,352,397 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

69,169 / 2,428,511
65,505 / 2,081,687
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
51,663 / 1,285,008
46,642 / 1,724,481
Computer Science
42,834 / 1,604,493
38,290 / 1,385,456
36,140 / 1,277,916
35,258 / 1,350,451
34,039 / 1,214,244
33,357 / 1,132,323
Environmental Science
29,953 / 918,074
28,323 / 654,511
28,177 / 950,513
23,498 / 809,599
Political Science
23,480 / 492,312
20,291 / 516,136
20,193 / 740,368
Quantum and Particle physics
19,630 / 657,128
Organic Chemistry
18,839 / 669,994
18,511 / 546,114
17,647 / 629,577
17,405 / 471,352
17,222 / 658,076
15,945 / 499,196
Geography and Cartography
14,595 / 404,564
12,695 / 433,834
Materials Science
12,471 / 444,040
12,192 / 384,330
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
11,547 / 380,589
11,481 / 328,862
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
11,450 / 529,507
11,243 / 361,129
10,929 / 281,187
Public Health
10,844 / 344,360
10,233 / 246,069
Anatomy and Physiology
9,389 / 315,018
Optical Engineering
9,353 / 273,120
9,314 / 393,877
9,167 / 302,405
9,026 / 254,033

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1046 7076
1991 1050 8020
1992 1141 9232
1993 1236 9567
1994 1310 11067
1995 1460 13652
1996 1523 15232
1997 1540 17456
1998 1553 20053
1999 1541 22616
2000 1486 25643
2001 1636 28333
2002 1697 32690
2003 1904 36812
2004 2181 42263
2005 2301 49061
2006 2581 57054
2007 2884 65140
2008 3301 75060
2009 3572 86205
2010 3669 95247
2011 3673 108187
2012 4003 125917
2013 4337 138661
2014 4681 152391
2015 4864 165681
2016 4844 174283
2017 5255 194724
2018 4937 206849
2019 5613 240289
2020 6046 283337
2021 7211 340395
2022 5844 296334
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. He also briefly served as the leader of the Opposition from 1979 to 1980.

  2. Michael Mando

    Michael Mando
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1981-.. (age 42)
    actorfilm actorwritertelevision actor

    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 48)

    Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, also known as Sophie Grégoire, is a Canadian retired television host. She is married to the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau. She is involved in charity work, social work, and public speaking, focusing mainly on the environment, women's issues, and children's issues. She was a "WE 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 actorfilm directorfilm editoractorscreenwriter

    Jean-Marc Vallée was a Canadian filmmaker, film editor, and screenwriter. After studying film at the Université de 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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