School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies

Prospective Students

Queen’s invests in graduate student talent and it offers research excellence and a transformative student experience. The city of Kingston is a destination of choice for grad studies.

Quick Facts

  • Queen’s University is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.
  • Graduate work at Queen's began in 1889
  • Queen’s offers over 125 graduate programs in 6 academic faculties as well as interdisciplinary and cross-faculty programs
  • Queen’s has 4,200 graduate students, 23% are international and come from over 70 countries around the world
  • Queen’s has the second highest proportion of full-time graduate students among Ontario research-intensive universities
  • Queen’s provides $28 million in awards and scholarships for graduate students annually, including recipient recognition awards for Tri-council winners and the Arthur B. McDonald Prizes for Academic Excellence
  • Queen’s supports a transformative graduate student experience by offering professional development workshops, resources and services, opportunities for students to showcase their research to the broader public, and an alumni mentorship portal with over 200 mentors and a global alumni network.
  • Kingston, which has the highest number of PhDs per capita in Canada and was named as one of the top 5 university cities in the world by the BBC, offers affordable and accessible living.

Before you Apply

It’s never too early to start planning for grad school: