ACADEMICS & NOTABLE SCHOOLS
In 2017, Montreal was rated the #1 best student city in the world for its affordability, academic excellence, access to student services, and desirability. This has made Montreal one of the most internationally sought out destinations to pursue post-secondary education, attracting a large number of students from the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
The Université de Montreal (UdeM), one of Canada’s leading research institutions, is among the top institutions that helped cement Montreal’s reputation as a student-driven city. With many opportunities for both undergraduate and post-graduate studies in either English and French, UdeM attracts many students from all across the globe.
While Quebec is predominantly French-speaking, the province offers a variety of English language schools. McGill University, one of Canada’s most internationally recognized academic institutions, is located in downtown Montreal and is known for its excellent academics and contributions to global research. Along with the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia, McGill remains a hallmark institution and one of the top schools in North America