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  • Fall 08/24-12/20
  • Spring 01/05-04/29

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

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

Additional Information
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Universite de Sherbrooke

spotlight: quebec

Universite de Sherbrooke main campus is situated on the flank of "Mont-Bellevue" on 300 hectares or green space. The area offers all the advantages of the city life in a delightfully natural setting. It is a French-speaking institution with nine 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. UdeS houses the Salle Maurice O'Bready Concert Hall, which presents theater, comedy and concerts. The Sports Center on campus offers excellent facilities. Public transit is FREE for all UdeS students!!!

COSTS: Costs are given in Canadian dollars

Campus Location - The city of Sherbrooke is located in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. A beautiful bilingual (French/English) region, situated 90 minutes southeast of Montreal, near the US border.

Helpful Information - The language of instruction is French (see the "Conditions" section for more information).

Closed Programs
Psychology, Social Service, Nursing and Medicine.

French literature and Communication courses requires EXCELLENT French proficiency. Most Education courses are not available to exchange students.

Notable Academic Programs

  • French as a Foreign Language

Unique Academic Programs

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Art/Design/Fine Art: Visual Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, 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, Multimedia, Writing/Editing

Criminal Justice: Legal Studies

Economics: Economics

Education: Athletic Training Education, Elementary Education, English, French, Kindergarten Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Secondary Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Vocational Education

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

English: English, Literature, Professional Writing, Writing

Environmental Studies: Ecology

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

General Studies: Humanities

Health and Safety Sciences: Kinesiology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

International Studies: International Relations

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music, Music/Jazz Studies

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, Political Science

Registration Priority
  • After campus students
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from other NSE members within my own Canadian province
  • 2.5 GPA
  • The language of instruction is French. No French proficiency report is required at the time of placement to participate in the French as a Second Language program. Students will be invited to take our institutional placement test during the Summer. According to the result to this test, a list of classes is suggested to each student. For all other programs, students must take our online French Placement Test prior to placement to demonstrate they have an advance French proficiency.
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
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - 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 Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 21
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/19/2015.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $300 Year Plan B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $332 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $111 Semester Plan B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $332 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.
  • Figures are current as of 6/19/2015.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Single: $1,300
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $320
  • Proximity to campus: variable
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.

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