Queen's University

Canada

Public | Estd. 1841

Queen's University

Kingston, Canada

Public -1841

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Queen's University at Kingston, commonly known as Queen's University or simply Queen's, is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Queen's University is one of the public feature research universities in Ontario, Canada. The university was built on 16th October 1841.  It was established as Queens college by the association of the Church of Scotland. In 1869, Queen's was the first Canadian university west of the Maritime provinces to admit women. In 1912, Queen's ended its affiliation with the Presbyterian Church, and adopted its present name. It was the first university to offer academic programs in commerce and business, conservation, physics, industrial, and many more. Its academically affiliation includes but is not limited to ACU,ATS, AUCC, CARL, CBIE, COU, CUSID and U15. As per QS World University Rankings, the university is placed at 240 in the year 2020 and between 251 - 300 as per THE University Rankings. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Queen’s University has two campuses. Its main campus is located on roughly 100 acres of land on the southwestern edge of downtown Kingston. University buildings, especially around the edges of the campus, are interspersed with private homes, shops, and hospital buildings. This mixture is an indication of the piecemeal way in which the campus has developed. In April 2021, Queen’s University placed first in Canada and fifth in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings – global rankings of universities that are advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within and beyond their local communities. QUU offers over 180+ courses. These include Bachelor’s Programs, Certificates, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Diplomas, Juris Doctors, Master’s Program, Doctor Of Medicine And Postgraduate Medical Education.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

For more than 175 years, Queen’s has brought together and built synergies among leading researchers, scholars and innovators making a real and measured impact. The university strives to provide the best teaching quality and education to its students. After completing their undergraduate degree, 90% of the students get employed within 6 months of their graduation. The endowment value of the university is between CAD 105 to 156 million. Some of the well-renowned alumni of this university are Sir Robert Borden (8th minister of Canada), Prince Takamado (a member of the imperial house of Japan), and Ella Blaylock Atherton (first woman in cubic to receive a medical diploma from a Canadian University). 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

In the 2016-17 academic year, more than 2,940 international students made Queen’s their home-away-from-home; that’s more than 11% of Queen’s full-time student population. International graduate students account for 20.3% of the total graduate enrolment under the School of Graduate Studies. Currently, the university has over 1,31,000 alumni living in more than 156 countries. The top companies to hire graduates from QUU include but are not limited to Google, Amazon, Shopify, CIBC and Deloitte. 

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International Students %

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Bachelors in CommerceManagement

CAD 51,384

Fee

48 Months

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IELTS: 7

Qualification

Bachelors

Course level

On Campus

Mode of Degree

Sep

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  • Queen’s Bachelor of Commerce has the highly respected, award-winning faculty team
  • The Commerce curriculum provides a solid foundation of management fundamentals across all aspects of business and the opportunity to specialize in particular areas of interest
  • Students have the opportunity to choose electives from the Faculty of Arts & Science which will broaden their perspective beyond business
  • After joining the commerce program, students will become a member of the Queen’s Commerce Society (ComSoc) — an organization run by and for Queen’s Commerce students
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Bachelors in Computing (General)

CAD 48,600

Fee

36 Months

Duration

IELTS: 7

Qualification

Bachelors

Course level

On Campus

Mode of Degree

Sep

Intakes

  • This program is not currently offered by the university
  • The Queen’s degree in Computer Science is administered by the school of computing
  • It provides a broad training with the opportunity to focus on specific areas like artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, computing theory and programming languages
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Bachelor of Computing (Honours) in Computer Science

CAD 48,600

Fee

48 Months

Duration

IELTS: 7

Qualification

Bachelors

Course level

On Campus

Mode of Degree

Sep

Intakes

  • The Queen’s degree in Computer Science is administered by the school of computing
  • It provides a broad training with the opportunity to focus on specific areas like artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, computing theory and programming languages
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Bachelors in Nursing Science

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48 Months

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IELTS: 7

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• The Bachelor of Nursing program educates the individuals to competently address the health needs of individuals, families, and communities in a variety of environments.
• The five core concepts of the program are client, health, environment, nursing, and transitions.
• The course involves a complete understanding of bio-psychosocial processes, the socio-environmental and cultural contexts that affect clients, families, and communities.

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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251-300

Global Ranking

Times-2021

251-300

Global Ranking

Times-2022

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Global Ranking

USN-2022

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Global Ranking

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CourseDurationFee/Year
Bachelors in Commerce48 Months ₹51,384
Bachelors in Computing (General)36 Months ₹48,600
Bachelor of Computing (Honours) in Computer Science48 Months ₹48,600
Bachelors in Nursing Science48 Months ₹48,600
Bachelors in Science (Honours) Biology48 Months ₹48,600
Bachelors in Science (Honours) Chemistry48 Months ₹48,600
BSc in Chemical Engineering48 Months ₹50,926
BSc in Civil Engineering48 Months ₹50,926
BSc in Computer Engineering48 Months ₹48,600
Bachelor of Science (B Sc) in Mechanical Engineering48 Months ₹50,926
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CourseDurationFee/Year
Bachelors in Commerce48 Months₹51,384
Bachelors in Computing (General)36 Months₹48,600
Bachelor of Computing (Honours) in Computer Science48 Months₹48,600
Bachelors in Nursing Science48 Months₹48,600
Bachelors in Science (Honours) Biology48 Months₹48,600
Bachelors in Science (Honours) Chemistry48 Months₹48,600
BSc in Chemical Engineering48 Months₹50,926
BSc in Civil Engineering48 Months₹50,926
BSc in Computer Engineering48 Months₹48,600
Bachelor of Science (B Sc) in Mechanical Engineering48 Months₹50,926
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Scholarships

This is one of the automatic scholarships awarded by Queen’s University.

Eligibility

Academic Average of 95+%

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Automatically Awarded

This is one of the automatic scholarships awarded by Queen’s University.

Eligibility

Academic Average of 90.0%-94.9%

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the automatic scholarships awarded by Queen’s University.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the automatic scholarships awarded by Queen’s University.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

Documents Required

  • All official academic Transcripts and grade cards
  • Passport size photographs 
  • Passport photocopy
  • Visa
  • Updated CV/Resume
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores
  • Letter of Recommendations
  • Statement of Purpose

Admission Requirements

FAQs

Queen's maintains top-5 ranking in the medical-doctoral category and is third overall in student satisfaction. For a third year in a row Queen's is ranked fifth out of the 15 medical-doctoral universities across the country, according to the 2021 Maclean's university rankings.
Queen's maintains top-5 ranking in the medical-doctoral category and is third overall in student satisfaction. For a third year in a row Queen's is ranked fifth out of the 15 medical-doctoral universities across the country, according to the 2021 Maclean's university rankings.
The average cost of living while studying at QUU is between CA$16,200-CA$25,200 (₹9.70 Lakhs-₹15.10 Lakhs)
The average cost of living while studying at QUU is between CA$16,200-CA$25,200 (₹9.70 Lakhs-₹15.10 Lakhs)
It has 17 residences with the residence fees ranging from CA$9,448-CA$17,512(₹5.66 Lakhs-₹10.49 Lakhs).
It has 17 residences with the residence fees ranging from CA$9,448-CA$17,512(₹5.66 Lakhs-₹10.49 Lakhs).
QBridge is an English language pathway to Queen’s University for students who are academically competitive for admission to a Queen’s undergraduate degree program, but who do not meet the required admission standard for English language proficiency.
QBridge is an English language pathway to Queen’s University for students who are academically competitive for admission to a Queen’s undergraduate degree program, but who do not meet the required admission standard for English language proficiency.
The top companies that hire graduates from QUU include but are not limited to Google, Amazon, Shopify, CIBC and Deloitte.
The top companies that hire graduates from QUU include but are not limited to Google, Amazon, Shopify, CIBC and Deloitte.

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Studying in Canada

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost to study in Canada is as follows: 

Undergraduate: CAD 12,000 - CAD 30,000 (INR 7,19,814 - INR 17,99,537)

Postgraduate: CAD 18,000 - CAD 20,000 (INR 9,54,000 - INR 12,00,017)

MBA: CAD 28,000 - CAD 57,000 (INR 16,80,153 - 34,20,312)

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost to study in Canada is as follows: 

Undergraduate: CAD 12,000 - CAD 30,000 (INR 7,19,814 - INR 17,99,537)

Postgraduate: CAD 18,000 - CAD 20,000 (INR 9,54,000 - INR 12,00,017)

MBA: CAD 28,000 - CAD 57,000 (INR 16,80,153 - 34,20,312)

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 250- CAD 625 per month (INR 14,538 - INR 36,345)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 750 - CAD 2,200 per month (INR 43,614 - INR 1,27,937)

Food Expenses: CAD 407 - CAD 816 per month (INR 23,668 - INR 47,453)

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 250- CAD 625 per month (INR 14,538 - INR 36,345)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 750 - CAD 2,200 per month (INR 43,614 - INR 1,27,937)

Food Expenses: CAD 407 - CAD 816 per month (INR 23,668 - INR 47,453)

English Proficiency Exams to Study in Canada

IELTS: 5.5 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 80 - 100

PTE60 - 75

Duolingo English Test: 90 - 115 and higher

Admission Tests to Study in Canada

GMAT: 550 - 690

GRE: 305 - 315+

MCAT: A minimum of 125 in each section

LSAT: 155 - 162

SAT: 1100 - 1400

English Proficiency Exams to Study in Canada

IELTS: 5.5 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 80 - 100

PTE60 - 75

Duolingo English Test: 90 - 115 and higher

Admission Tests to Study in Canada

GMAT: 550 - 690

GRE: 305 - 315+

MCAT: A minimum of 125 in each section

LSAT: 155 - 162

SAT: 1100 - 1400

Part-Time Job Rules for International Students in Canada

  • You can work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic terms/semesters. To make up these hours, you can perform multiple jobs as long as they all match the requirements of your study permit.

  • You can work full-time if you're on a scheduled break throughout the school year, such as the winter and summer holidays or a fall or spring reading week. 

  • You have the option of working overtime or can also work in 2 part-time jobs that sum up to a bigger number of hours than normal. To work full-time before and after the break, you must be a full-time student. You are unable to work during the break before the start of your first academic session/semester.

  • If you're self-employed, you're also in charge of keeping account of the hours you work off-campus and demonstrating that you're following the terms of your study permit.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in Canada

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in Canada. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity. Students can only work on-campus in Canada if their study permit allows it. However, they can work without a work permit if they:

  • Are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • Have enrolled in a program that is at least 6 months long and awards a diploma, certificate or degree by the end of it

  • Have enrolled in a secondary-level post-secondary academic, vocational or professional training program

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. In Canada, students can work off-campus only if:

  • They are a student at a designated learning institution (DLI).

  • They are enrolled in a secondary-level vocational training programme or a post-secondary academic, vocational, or professional training programme.

  • They are enrolled in a programme that lasts at least 6 months and leads to a diploma, certificate, or degree.

  • They are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • They are studying part-time because you are in your last semester and do not need a full course load, or you were a full-time student until your final semester.

 Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in Canada and a lot more! 

Part-Time Job Rules for International Students in Canada

  • You can work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic terms/semesters. To make up these hours, you can perform multiple jobs as long as they all match the requirements of your study permit.

  • You can work full-time if you're on a scheduled break throughout the school year, such as the winter and summer holidays or a fall or spring reading week. 

  • You have the option of working overtime or can also work in 2 part-time jobs that sum up to a bigger number of hours than normal. To work full-time before and after the break, you must be a full-time student. You are unable to work during the break before the start of your first academic session/semester.

  • If you're self-employed, you're also in charge of keeping account of the hours you work off-campus and demonstrating that you're following the terms of your study permit.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in Canada

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in Canada. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity. Students can only work on-campus in Canada if their study permit allows it. However, they can work without a work permit if they:

  • Are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • Have enrolled in a program that is at least 6 months long and awards a diploma, certificate or degree by the end of it

  • Have enrolled in a secondary-level post-secondary academic, vocational or professional training program

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. In Canada, students can work off-campus only if:

  • They are a student at a designated learning institution (DLI).

  • They are enrolled in a secondary-level vocational training programme or a post-secondary academic, vocational, or professional training programme.

  • They are enrolled in a programme that lasts at least 6 months and leads to a diploma, certificate, or degree.

  • They are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • They are studying part-time because you are in your last semester and do not need a full course load, or you were a full-time student until your final semester.

 Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in Canada and a lot more! 

Holders of a Canadian Study Permit who meet the requirements have been allowed to work on or off-campus without the need for a separate work permit for up to 20 hours per week. Students must note that:

  • They need to pursue a course for a minimum duration of 8 months to be eligible to stay back in Canada.

  • Courses with a duration of fewer than 8 months do not allow a student to stay back and apply for Post Graduation Work Permit.

  • If students pursue a course with a duration of less than 2 years, they are eligible for a post-graduation work permit of equivalent duration as the course.

Here’s our top-searched guide to know more about the Canada Work Permit

Holders of a Canadian Study Permit who meet the requirements have been allowed to work on or off-campus without the need for a separate work permit for up to 20 hours per week. Students must note that:

  • They need to pursue a course for a minimum duration of 8 months to be eligible to stay back in Canada.

  • Courses with a duration of fewer than 8 months do not allow a student to stay back and apply for Post Graduation Work Permit.

  • If students pursue a course with a duration of less than 2 years, they are eligible for a post-graduation work permit of equivalent duration as the course.

Here’s our top-searched guide to know more about the Canada Work Permit

Here are the different application costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in Canada:

  • Student Permit: CAD 154

  • Canada Student Dependent Visa: CAD 500

  • Post Graduate Work Permit: CAD 261

  • Work Permit: CAD 199

Here are the different application costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in Canada:

  • Student Permit: CAD 154

  • Canada Student Dependent Visa: CAD 500

  • Post Graduate Work Permit: CAD 261

  • Work Permit: CAD 199

Step 1: Get an admission letter from a designated learning institution (DLI).

Step 2: Apply for the permit online or download an application package.

Step 3: Pay the fee for your application and keep the receipt.

Step 4: Have a medical check-up from a panel physician registered in your country.

Step 5: Receive a decision on your application.

Step 1: Get an admission letter from a designated learning institution (DLI).

Step 2: Apply for the permit online or download an application package.

Step 3: Pay the fee for your application and keep the receipt.

Step 4: Have a medical check-up from a panel physician registered in your country.

Step 5: Receive a decision on your application.

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in Canada for international students are as follows:

  • Law and Legal Studies

  • Architecture

  • Medicine and Life Sciences

  • Engineering, IT and Blockchain

  • Natural Sciences

  • Human Resources 

  • Finance and Banking

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in Canada for international students are as follows:

  • Law and Legal Studies

  • Architecture

  • Medicine and Life Sciences

  • Engineering, IT and Blockchain

  • Natural Sciences

  • Human Resources 

  • Finance and Banking

Canada has one of the world's largest economies and is one of the world's wealthiest countries. As of 2020, it has the 9th-largest economy in the world, with a GDP of $1.64 trillion in US dollars and 15th in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). Moreover, compared to some of the world's other great economic powers, it has a workforce several of just under 19 million people. According to Statista, Canada's Real GDP growth rate is expected to be 4.89% in 2022.

Canada has one of the world's largest economies and is one of the world's wealthiest countries. As of 2020, it has the 9th-largest economy in the world, with a GDP of $1.64 trillion in US dollars and 15th in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). Moreover, compared to some of the world's other great economic powers, it has a workforce several of just under 19 million people. According to Statista, Canada's Real GDP growth rate is expected to be 4.89% in 2022.

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