Profile: Universite de Sherbrooke

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On Campus:4%
  • Fall 08/27-12/21
  • Spring 01/07-04/26

Tuition & Payments

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

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Campus Profile

Universite de Sherbrooke main campus is situated on the flank of "Mont-Bellevue" on 300 hectares of green space. The area offers all the advantages of the city life in a delightfully natural setting. It is a French-speaking institution with 8 faculties (including a school of music). Academic programs are innovative, and some are very unique in their method of teaching. The University offers a popular French as a Second Language program that gives students the opportunity to perfect the language through classes in oral and written French. Because of its leadership in sustainable development, promotion and development of fair trade practices, UdeS is the first francophone university in Canada to receive the national Fair Trade Campus designation from Fairtrade Canada. The Salle Maurice O'Bready Concert Hall located on-campus presents theater, comedy and concerts. The Sports Center also offers excellent facilities. Public transit is FREE for all UdeS students with student ID!

Campus Location - The city of Sherbrooke is located in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. A beautiful bilingual (French/English) region, situated 1h30 southeast of Montreal, near the Vermont US border, and 2h30 from Quebec city.

Helpful Information - The language of instruction is French. See the Conditions section bellow for more information.
Summer options can be discuss depending on the program and before the March placement (January for a single term and November for 2 semesters due to immigration requirements).

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Art/Design/Fine Art: Visual Arts

Athletics: Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Integrated Marketing, Writing/Editing

Economics: Economics

Education: English, Learning Disabilities, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Engineering: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: English, Literature, Professional Writing

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: English as a Foreign Language, French, French as a Foreign Language, Interpretation/Translation, Language and Culture, Languages, Spanish

General Studies: Humanities

Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning, Spatial Geographic Information Science

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science, Kinesiology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

International Studies: International Relations

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, Political Economy, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs, Public Policy Studies

Closed Programs
Psychology, Social Service, Nursing and Medicine.

French literature and Communication courses requires EXCELLENT French proficiency. Most Education courses and Business courses taught in English are not available to exchange students. Restrictions on courses can be found on this page

Notable Academic Programs
French as a Foreign Language

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/8/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $305 Year Plan B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $324 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $117 Semester Plan B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $324 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Meal Plans Per Semester

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.