- English institution located in a bilingual setting
- Small welcoming student body; frequent interactions with faculty and staff
- Beautiful campus with easy access to urban and recreational amenities
About This CampusBishop's University, an English-speaking institution, was originally founded in 1843. It is situated within the small bilingual borough of Lennoxville (population 6000), which is a part of Sherbrooke, a vibrant and bilingual city of 167,000 residents.
Bishop's is a university whose primary mission is offering undergraduate students a quality education in arts, sciences, 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. Despite its small size, 25% of the student body is international, representing 69 countries and 30 states, and half of the Canadian student body comes from outside Québec. Bishop's is known for its tightly-knit but very welcoming community and its school spirit.
All costs are given in Canadian dollars.
Location InformationBishop's University is attractively situated amid the rolling hills and lakes of the Eastern Townships of southern Québec. It is a region with some of the finest outdoor recreation opportunities in Canada. It is a 1.5-hour drive to Montreal, a 2.5-hour drive to Quebec City, a 3.5-hour drive to Ottawa, and a 7.5-hour drive to Toronto. It is 30 miles north of the Vermont-QC border and 55 miles west of the Maine-QC border, and it is within driving distance of Boston and New York City.
Helpful Information97% of Bishop's students live on campus or within walking distance of campus, making Bishop's very much a residential campus.