Concordia is a next-generation university, continually reimagining the future of higher education. Established in 1974, Concordia is located in vibrant and multicultural Montreal, North America’s favourite student city. It is the top-ranked university in Canada founded within the last 50 years and among the most innovative in its approach to experiential learning, research and online education.
Concordia’s strategic directions set out a vision for the future and exemplify a daring and transformative outlook to some of the most important issues of our time.
The university annually registers 52,000 diverse and engaged students in its Faculty of Arts and Science, John Molson School of Business, Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science and Faculty of Fine Arts and in Concordia Continuing Education. It employs more than 6,300 faculty and staff and annually takes in more than $56 million in sponsored research income.
The university’s student body includes 9,675 graduate students in over 200 grad programs, more than 9,600 international students from some 150 countries and 3,000-plus co-op students. Concordia maintains formal ties with 181 institutions in 39 countries.