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Bishop's University

Sherbrooke, QC

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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. 1,5 hours from Montreal, QC 2,5 hours from Quebec City, QC 7 hours from Toronto, Canada

2019/2020 Placement

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Home Payment (B)
Open

2020/2021 Placement

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Home Payment (B)
Very Good

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

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Location | Sherbrooke
Population | 166,000
Enrollment | 2,800
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home (B)
Term Dates
Fall | 09/04-12/13
Spring | 01/07-04/30
featured area
quebec

Academics

Registration Priority
  • Before seniors
Notable Academic Programs
  • Business Administration - Studying in the Williams School of Business provides you with a practical, experiential, interactive business education. You’ll learn to solve real-life dilemmas, devise innovative solutions for local companies and start building your own business network.
  • Agricultural Biology - Do you wish to become an active participant in making a difference in the world? Change how you think globally and act locally? Acquire skills in ecological food production, a comprehensive understanding of how agroecosystems work, and earn an internationally recognized “Permaculture Design Certificate”? All of this is offered within the specialization in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (SAFS) in the Department of Environment and Geography.
  • Educational Studies - Theory based and practice-oriented course of studies founded on the principles of social responsibility and respect for individual dignity.
  • Psychology - Aims at giving students an understanding of the human mind and behavior, but also enables them to be active, contributing members of their communities.
  • Sports Management - The Sports Studies program provides an intensive study of sport and exercise in society. It’s designed to encourage students to adopt an interdisciplinary perspective that gathers together the individual, local, national and international dimensions of sport and exercise. Consequently, it exposes students to the social, biological, political, business and economic aspects of sport in sport in society. It also provides opportunities for practical experiences.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Agriculture

Area Studies: Art 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 History, Arts Administration, Drawing, Fine Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Sports Behavior, Sports Communication, Sports Management/Administration

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

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Operations Management

Chemistry: Biochemical Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry

Communications: Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media

Computer Science: Computer Science

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), Theatre Education

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

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: Chinese, French, German, 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: Exercise Science, Health Science

History: History

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

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics

Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Directing, Dramatic Literature, Dramatic Writing, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, 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

Recreation: Sports Administration

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

Theater: Performance and Directing, Playwriting, Theater

Conditions

Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.70 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.50
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 07/09/19.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $1300 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Health Insurance $425 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Technology Fee $41 Year Plan A Mandatory
Orientation Fee $90 Year Plan A Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $425 per semester.

Financial Aid

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

Canada
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 07/09/19

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 30% living on campus
  • Double: $2500
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living is limited
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $500
  • Proximity to campus: 1.5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2500 per semester for 21 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
Access to Dewhurst Dining Hall from 7:30 am to 11:30pm, 7 days a week, for the ‘all you care to eat’ continuous dining experience.

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