Top-Rated & Affordable Universities in Quebec

Are you searching for the list of best universities in Quebec, Canada? Do you want to pursue a job-oriented Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree program from a top university in Quebec? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best universities in Quebec, Canada.

Best universities in Quebec

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of top-rated universities in Canada, type of the university, location/city, programs offered by the university & additional information. In short, after going through this post, readers will be able to find an ideal university.

Also check –

Best universities in Alberta

Best universities in British Columbia

Best universities in Manitoba

Best universities in New Brunswick

Best universities in Nova Scotia

Best universities in Ontario

Best universities in Saskatchewan


Students from Quebec, other parts of Canada as well as international students will benefit from this post. The main aim of this post is to simplify your university-selection and admission process. The universities listed in this post fare well in areas such as – affordability, quality of education, quality of faculty, job placement and other such parameters.


Let us check out the list of best universities in Quebec now. Here it is –


List of top universities in Quebec, Canada

Sr NoName of the universityType of the universityCity
1Université du Québec à ChicoutimiPublicChicoutimi
2Université du Québec en OutaouaisPublicGatineau
3McGill UniversityPublicMontreal
4Faculté de théologie évangéliqueNon-profitMontréal
5Institut catholique de MontréalNon-profit
6Institut de formation théologique de MontréalNon-profit
7Institut de pastorale des DominicainsNon-profit
8Montreal Diocesan Theological CollegeNon-profit
9Presbyterian College of MontrealNon-profit
10Thomas More InstituteNon-profit
11United Theological College of MontrealNon-profit
12Concordia UniversityPublic
13École de technologie supérieurePublic
14École des Hautes Études Commerciales de MontréalPublic
15École Polytechnique de MontréalPublic
16Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du QuébecPublic
17Université de MontréalPublic
18Université du Québec à MontréalPublic
19École nationale d’administration publiquePublicQuébec
20Institut national de la recherche scientifiquePublic
21Télé-université (Téluq)Public
22Université du QuébecPublic
23Université LavalPublic
24Université du Québec à RimouskiPublicRimouski
25Université du Québec en Abitibi-TémiscaminguePublicRouyn-Noranda
26Bishop’s UniversityPublicSherbrooke
27Université de SherbrookePublic
28Université du Québec à Trois-RivièresPublicTrois-Rivières


Different types of universities in Quebec

Universities in Quebec, Canada can be classified into the following main types – public universities, for-profit universities and non-profit universities. This classification has been made on the basis of ‘ownership’ of the university. In this post, I’ve included all these different types of universities. The type of each university has been mentioned against its name in the table provided above.


Courses/Programs offered by universities in Quebec

Universities in Quebec, Canada is known to offer the following types of courses or programs –

  • Certificate courses
  • Diploma courses
  • Bachelor’s Degree courses
  • Master’s Degree courses
  • Postgraduate diploma courses
  • Postgraduate certificate courses
  • Doctoral Degree courses


Bachelor’s Degree programs usually last for a period of 4 years. Master’s Degree programs last for 1-2 years. Course-availability may change from one college/school to another.


Is university education in Canada affordable?

It depends upon the financial status of the applicants, his/her access to financial aid such as scholarships & grants and other such factors. Students may make use of financial aid (such as grants, scholarships or student loans) to ease finance-related issues/problems.

Arun Kallarackal
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