Queen's University





Your guide to all things international at Queen's

Queen’s is a diverse and dynamic, academically acclaimed, university that provides students with an exceptional learning experience in a vibrant, safe and supportive community. A core part of our mission is to engage our students, staff and faculty in international learning and research, both at home and abroad.

Academically Acclaimed: Queen’s attracts students who excel at academics – with an entering average of 89.4% – and world-class faculty who regularly win awards for teaching and research. We repeatedly rank in the top five of research-intensive medical/doctoral universities in Canada.

Diverse and Dynamic: Queen’s students, staff and faculty from more than 100 countries around the globe form a unique community that is dynamic in nature and diverse in outlook.

Safe and Supportive: Our students learn and develop to their potential within a safe and nurturing environment, with accessible safety support services that help them feel at home here as soon as they arrive.

Life-Changing Experience: Whether studying here or on one of our opportunities abroad, the student experience at Queen's is about learning by doing, inside and outside the classroom.

Vibrant Community: Kingston’s beauty, accessibility, vibrancy and charm have encouraged its ranking as “one of the top five university towns in the world” by the BBC.

Success Oriented: Queen’s has the highest student retention rate, the highest graduation rate, and one of the highest employment rates among recent graduates of any Canadian university.

Global Impact

[THE logo]In April 2021, the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings revealed that Queen’s University has placed first in Canada and fifth in the world in its global ranking of universities that are advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within and beyond their local communities. Learn more about the THE ranking...