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About University of Laval

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Year of establishment1663
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Accepted Exams
UG/PG Course Ratio1.66
Endowments ValueCanadian Dollar 37 million
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses4740 CAD for 1 sharing (UG),4740 CAD for 1 sharing (PG)
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Q:   Why indian students choose to study at Laval University?

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Here are some key reasons why Indian students may choose to study at Laval University:
Academic Excellence: The university comprises more than 60 departments and colleges, providing 500 programs in various topics for graduate and undergraduate students from abroad.

International Community: Laval University hosts a diverse international student body, with students from about 125 countries, including a significant number from France and French-speaking countries in Africa.

Research Opportunities: As one of Canada’s leading research universities, Laval University receives generous funding for students to join research teams. The university has over 300 centers, institutions, and organizations, with $400 million in research funding, providing ample opportunities for students to engage in research activities. 

 

Q:   What is Laval University famous for?

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Laval University is an open research university that was established in 1852. The university is known for its state-of-the-art research facility and high-quality education to its students.

  • Variety of Courses: The Laval University offers more than 550 courses at undergraduate and masters level of study along with 125 distance education courses, more than 1000 courses offered online.
  • High Job Outcomes: The University of Laval does not release data about of job outcomes, however, as per some unofficial sources, the average salary of graduates of Laval University is in the range if INR 40LPA, with the highest salary being reported as high as INR 79LPA for Master’s in Finance.
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: As per the official enrollment statistics for 2022-23, released by University of Laval, the student to faculty ratio is 12:1.
 

Q:   How current student review Laval University?

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As per various student opinion available online on various sources, students review Laval University on following:

  • Variety of Courses: The Laval University offers more than 550 courses at undergraduate and masters level of study along with 125 distance education courses, more than 1000 courses offered online.
  • The University of Laval is the first French university of North America, hence it is always advised to learn basic French language for international students.
  • New students should be engaging and take new experiences of making friends and contacts.
  • The campus of university is safe and has outstanding living environment.
  • Fun Activities: There are plenty fun activities to do in and an around the Laval University including sports, hiking, and community service.
  • The Quebec City is very friendly and has rich culture.
 

Q:   What is Laval University acceptance rate?

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The Laval University does not release data about acceptance rate, however, as per some unofficial sources University of Laval acceptance rate is 50%, which means out of every 100 applications only 50 are selected, which makes it fairly competitive to get selected into the university.

The university gives preference to students having higher grades or have exceptional academic or research experience. Hence, having higher grades increases your chance of getting selected at Laval University.

Here is the list of eligibility requirements to get into Canadian Universities.

 

Laval University Scholarships 2024

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Q:   What are the top Scholarships for Indian Students at Laval University and how to avail them?

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Some of the top scholarships for Indian students at Laval University are:
Citizens of the World Scholarships: These scholarships are awarded to international students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership skills. The scholarship amount is $20,000 CAD per year, and students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.67 to be eligible.
Supplemental Tuition Fee Exemption Scholarships: These scholarships are offered to certain international students registered at Laval University, allowing them to pay the same tuition fees as Quebec students.
Excellence Scholarships: These scholarships are awarded to international students who have demonstrated academic excellence. The scholarship amount is $20,000 CAD per year, and students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.67 to be eligible.

 

Q:   What are some of the important scholarships available at the university?

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Some of the important scholarships that the university provides are Elizabeth Greenshields Scholarship, David Morisset Fellowship, International Department Involvement Scholarship, Leonard Foundation Scholarship, etc.
 

Q:   What scores do I need to have to get a scholarship at Laval University?

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The Citizens of the World Scholarships are awarded to international students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership skills, and the scholarship amount is $20,000 CAD per year. To be eligible, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.67.

Similarly, the Excellence Scholarships are awarded to international students who have demonstrated academic excellence, and the scholarship amount is $20,000 CAD per year. To be eligible, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.67.

Additionally, to be considered for scholarships, students must have received a conditional or final offer of admission to Laval University.

 

Laval University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :CAD 95 - 97
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Fall1ˢᵗ Feb - 1ˢᵗ Mar 2024
Spring1ˢᵗ Jul 2024
Summer1ˢᵗ Dec 2024
Winter1ˢᵗ Jul 2024
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Q:   Are there many students from other countries studying at Laval University?

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Laval university attracts students from about 125 countries, with a substantial number coming from France and French-speaking countries in Africa. Additionally, the university welcomes more than 2,500 foreign students annually, and as of 2023, it has over 47,000 students, with 16% being international students. And every year, Laval University welcomes more than 9,000 international students and permanent residents from over a hundred countries.

 

Q:   How is applying to Laval University different from applying to other universities in Canada?

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For applying to Laval University, you should access the online application form on the Université Laval website, pay the application fee, and submit the required documents before the application deadlines. Applicants must demonstrate a sufficient level of French proficiency at Laval University, as most courses are offered in French. The University is located in a French-speaking environment, therefore, proficiency in French is essential for completing a programme at the university. 

 

Q:   How long does it take to hear back from Laval University?

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According to the Laval University admissions department, the decisions regarding the admission and selection of candidates are communicated within 20 days of receiving of duly completed application form.

 

Q:   What is the University of Laval application deadline for international students?

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The Laval University application deadline for international students are:

  • For Fall Semester: Feb 1, 2024
  • For Winter Semester: July 1, 2024

 

 

Laval University Tuition Fees, and Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
B.E. / B.Tech(5 courses)
INR 14 L - 20 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS, TOEFL
MS(8 courses)
INR 10 L - 11 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS, TOEFL: 79 & Above
MBA/PGDM(2 courses)
INR 11 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above
M.A.(2 courses)
INR 9 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS
B.Sc.(2 courses)
INR 12 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS
B.A.(2 courses)
INR 11 L - 20 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS
BBA(1 course)
INR 14 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL
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Q:   What are the documents required in the visa process for indian students at Laval University, Canada?

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The documents required for the visa process for Indian students at Laval University include:

  • Application for Study Permit made outside of Canada [IMM 1294] form
  • Proof of payment, proof of enrollment, and transcripts if the student has already started their studies at Laval University
  • A valid passport
  • A Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) from the Ministry of Immigration for programs longer than 6 months
  • Proof of financial support, including the total amount of funds available for the student's stay in Canada, and if the funds come from a scholarship, an official letter from the scholarship-issuing organization
  • Letter of acceptance from Laval University

 

Q:   What is the Laval University tuition fees for international students?

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Laval University tuition fees for international students is given in the table below:

Courses1st Year Tuition Fees
BE/ BTech (5 courses)
INR 14 L
MS (8 courses)
INR 10 L - 11 L
BSc (2 courses)
INR 11 L
BA (2 courses)
INR 11 L - 12 L
BSc (2 courses)
INR 12 L
MA (2 courses)
INR 10 L
BBA (1 course)
INR 14 L

 

 

Laval University Job Outcomes

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Q:   What are the popular sectors that indian students prefer for doing part-time jobs at Laval University?

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Indian students pursuing part-time jobs at Laval University in Canada often consider popular sectors such as Engineering, Business, Accounting, Finance, Computer Science & Information Technology, Healthcare, and Education. These sectors are in high demand and offer a good job market for Indian students who have studied relevant courses at Laval University. It is to be noted that international students who are enrolled full-time and possess a valid study permit are entitled to work both on and off campus, according to certain guidelines set by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

 

Q:   What are the job opportunities after doing MBA from Laval University, Canada?

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After completing an MBA from Laval University, Canada, students have various job opportunities available to them. Students who complete the programme will be prepared to work in management, research, and other relevant professions with the knowledge and skills they need.
Some potential job opportunities after completing an MBA from Laval University include roles such as Operations Analyst, General Manager, Principal Consultant, Business Analyst, Supply Chain Manager, and other management positions in various industries. 

 

Q:   Is getting part-time jobs easy while studying at Laval University?

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Yes, it is relatively easy for students to find part-time jobs while studying at Laval University. All students at all levels of study can usually work on campus without having to obtain a work permit. However, they must have a valid study permit, a valid Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ), a social insurance number (SIN), and be enrolled full-time. Additionally, most international students with a study permit who are registered full-time during the fall and winter semesters can work off-campus through the Work-study program. Laval University also offers a Professional Integration Program for students with disabilities or special circumstances. Students can check the Service du développement professionnel's job postings regularly for on-campus jobs.

 

Laval University Rankings 2024

B+Overall University Grade
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#351-400
#301-400
Business EconomicsC++
#401-500
Mechanical EngineeringB+
#201-250
#351-400
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Q:   Is Laval University, Canada a better option than IIT Bombay, India for doing MBA?

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Both Laval University and IIT Bombay are renowned institutions in their respective countries and offer quality MBA programs.

At Laval University, for international students, the tuition fees for an MBA programme are approximately 10,78,432 INR (equivalent to 15,939 CAD).

At IIT Bombay, for domestic candidates, the total tuition fees for the MBA programme are approximately 8,90,000 INR (equivalent to 120,000 USD). For international candidates, the total tuition fees for the MBA programme are approximately 18,00,000 INR (equivalent to 252,000 USD). 



 

Q:   What is the rank of Laval University in the world?

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Laval University is ranked #397 in the Best Global Universities by US News.

It is also ranked #441 in the QS World University Rankings. 

The university is also one of Canada's leading research universities, ranking 8th among the country's institutions in terms of research funding.

Additionally, Laval University is recognised for its commitment to sustainable development and has achieved outstanding results in several key areas according to Times Higher Education's Impact ranking.

 

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Q:   What an international student should know before attending Laval University?

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The Laval University is located in the Quebec City, and has much to offer to its students. According to some unofficial sources and various student’s opinions available online, following are the things to know before attending University of Laval:

  • The Quebec City is very friendly, and as a community it welcomes international students.
  • The campus and Quebec City is very safe for international students.
  • Know your peers and professors before enrolling for a class.
  • Winters in Canada can be very harsh, students are advised to be prepared for the harsh winters.
  • There are very frequent music and karaoke festivals happening in the Quebec City.
 
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The estimated total for one year at Laval University is approximately $18,941 for Canadian students and $18,280 for international students. On the other hand, the University of Montreal is also a renowned institution in Canada, and its tuition fees for international students range from $17,193 to $2

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Yes, Laval University generally requires a minimum TOEFL score of 86 for successful admission. However, specific programs may have different requirements. For example, for the Electrical Engineering (PhD) program, applicants must obtain a score of at least 64 out of 120 on the TOEFL iBT. The univers

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There is a good chance for an average Indian student to be accepted into the university, provided they meet the academic and language proficiency requirements. The acceptance rate at Laval University is approximately 59%. The university's admission requirements are primarily based on academic excell

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The cost of living in Quebec City is moderate, and housing is quite reasonable compared to most North American cities. The university offers reasonably priced on-campus accommodation, and various off-campus housing options are also available nearby. The estimated cost of one academic year at Laval U

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The approximate fee at Laval University is around INR 8 Lakhs for one semester.
The tuition fees at Laval University for international students are typically between CAD 14,000-23,000 per year. In Indian rupees, this amounts to approximately INR 8,51,971-13,99,666 per year. The Application fee is CAD

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