Montreal is a great place to be if you're a student. In 2012, In 2012, QS World University Rankings ranked Montreal the 10th-best place in world to study. Of Montreal’s 3.6 million residents, nearly 800,000 were born outside of Canada. Some 220,000 are students at universities or other professional post-secondary programs, making Montreal one of the world’s most student-friendly cities.
Rich with culture, energy and internationalism, our students thrive in the rich cultural milieu that Montreal offers. Whether studying in one of Montreal’s famous cafes, taking a hike on Mont-Royal, sampling local produce at the Jean-Talon market or taking in a show at the world-renowned Jazz Festival, students will find their university experience enriched by this effervescent city.
Montreal has been called "Canada's Cultural Capital" and recently was named a UNESCO City of Design.