Université de Montréal

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Montréal, Canada
=111st in World University Rankings 2024
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Deeply rooted in Montreal and dedicated to its international mission, University of Montreal is a leading research university.

With its affiliated schools, Polytechnique Montreal (engineering), and HEC Montreal (business), University of Montreal is one of the largest university complexes in North America.

University of Montreal attracts over $680 million in research funding every year, making it the fourth largest research university in Canada.

Many renowned laboratories were born at University of Montreal, including: MILA, the world's leading university research centre in deep learning; the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC), one of the most productive in its domain; and the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP), the most comprehensive public-law research centre in Canada.

With its 13 faculties and its affiliated schools, University of Montreal has 67,000 students and 2,300 professors and researchers. Its long list of illustrious graduates includes: Roger Guillemin, co-recipient of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Louise Arbour, former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda; Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders; and the late Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of Canada’s best-known prime ministers.

Situated on the northwestern flank of Mount Royal, one of North America’s finest urban parks, University of Montreal proudly reflects the welcoming multicultural city after which it is named. One out of every four students at University of Montreal comes from outside Canada. Montreal is known for its cultural vitality, safety and low cost of living.

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Key Statistics

A breakdown of the key statistics at Université de Montréal

gender ratio
Student gender ratio
59 F : 41 M (2)
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International student percentage
22% (1)
student per staff
Students per staff
20.5 (1)
Student total
39935 (1)

Based on data collected for the (1) World University Rankings 2024, (2) World University Rankings 2019

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Subjects Taught at Université de Montréal

See below for a range of subjects taught at Université de Montréal

General Engineering
Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Social Sciences101–125th
Politics and International Studies
Communication and Media Studies
Physical Sciences201–250th
Geology, Environmental, Earth and Marine Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Mathematics and Statistics
Life Sciences126–150th
Sport Science
Veterinary Science
Biological Sciences
Computer Science43rd
Computer Science
Arts and Humanities101–125th
Languages, Literature and Linguistics
History, Philosophy and Theology
Art, Performing Art and Design
Business and Economics=72nd
Economics and Econometrics
Business and Management
Accounting and Finance
Clinical and Health90th
Medicine and Dentistry
Other Health