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Bishop's University

Sherbrooke, QC


About This Campus

Bishop's University is attractively situated in Sherbrooke amid the rolling hills and lakes of the Eastern Townships of southern Québec. Sherbrooke is a bilingual city of 166,633 residents. It is a region with some of the finest outdoor recreation opportunities in Canada and less than a day's drive from Ottawa, Toronto, Boston, New York City, and the border states of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Bishop's, an English-speaking institution, was originally founded in 1843 as Bishop's College. It is a university whose primary concern is offering undergraduate students a quality education in arts, sciences, business administration, and education. Its academic programs are broadly based and stress the inter-relationships of disciplines rather than their specializations. Emphasis is placed on personal contact between faculty and students through small classes and frequent use of seminars, labs and tutorials. COSTS: are given in Canadian dollars

Location Information

30 miles north of the Vermont, US and Canadian international border.

Chance of Placement

Host Payment (A)
Home Payment (B)

Fast Facts

Location | Sherbrooke
Population | 166,633
Enrollment | 2,450
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home (B)
Term Dates
Fall | 09/06-12/16
Spring | 01/10-04/30
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Registration Priority
  • Before seniors

Notable Academic Programs

  • Business Administration
  • Environmental Studies
  • Educational Studies
  • Psychology
  • Political Science

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Area Studies: Cinema and Cultural Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Japanese Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Quebec Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Arts Administration, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Computer Graphics, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fine Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art

Athletics: Coaching, Fitness and Sports Science, Sports Behavior, Sports Communication, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Field Biology, Fish Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Zoology

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

Chemistry: Biochemical Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry

Communications: Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media

Computer Science: System Administration

Criminal Justice: Criminology

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics

Economics: Economics, International Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Educational Studies, Elementary Education, Junior High/Middle School, Mathematics, Music, Secondary Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

English: Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Literature, Poetry, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: French, French as a Foreign Language, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Spanish

General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Spanish Literature

Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Gerontology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics

Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Design/Technical, Directing, Dramatic Literature, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Theater Arts Administration, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy, Religion, Religious Studies

Physics: Astrophysics, Physics

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

Psychology: Behavioral Science, Child Psychology, Human Development, Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies

Theater: Performance and Directing


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.70 GPA
  • None
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 06/14/17.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $500 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Health Insurance $357 Semester Plan B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $357 per semester.

Financial Aid

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 06/14/17

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 30% living on campus
  • Double: $2500
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living is limited
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $500
  • Proximity to campus: 10 min
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2400 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
All you can eat dining from a marketplace style venue.

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