Queen's University

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We are people who want to learn, discover, think, and do. We push the limits of what can be achieved and develop ideas that can make a difference in the world. For more than 175 years, our community has been more than a collection of bright minds – Queen's has attracted people with an ambitious spirit. We imagine what the future can be, and work together to realize it. This is the Queen's spirit. A bold, enduring spirit of initiative.

Areas of Expertise

Bolstered by the outstanding reputations of its scholars and researchers, including 2015 Nobel Prize winner Arthur B. McDonald, a Queen's education can provide unparalleled access to careers and personal development opportunities around the world. With particular academic strengths, in physics, cancer research, geo-engineering, data analytics, and social sciences, like surveillance studies and mental health, the university sets graduates up for excellence across disciplines.

Home to more than 24,000 students, Queen's boasts an undergraduate graduation rate of 93%, diverse learning opportunities, a broad range of students services and supports, unmistakable school spirit, and a tight-knit global network of 159,000 alumni in 153 countries. Ultimately, to graduate from Queen's University is to join an international community of lifelong learners and accomplished leaders.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:Lowest: $8,023Highest: $16,605

Residence fees include: deposit, room & meal plan, snack plan, applicable taxes, ResNet and Student Council Fee.

Career Planning

Whether you're a Queen's student thinking about degree or career options or an organization wanting to connect with great candidates, Career Services can help. We are the central provider of career education and employment support services at Queen's University for undergraduate, graduate students and recent alumni from all disciplines. We offer a comprehensive range of accessible services to support and empower students in making informed decisions about their career, further education and employment goals.


Athletic groups that are available at Queen's include Aikido, Alpine Ski, Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Climbing, Cricket Club, Croquet, Curling, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Figure Skating, International Table Tennis, ITF Taekwondo, Judo, Karate, Kingston Yang Tai Chi Chuan School, Kung Fu, Lacrosse, Multi-sport Triathlon, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, SCUBA, Ski, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Trampoline, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, and WTF Taekwondo.

Intramural athletics include Badminton, Ball Hockey, Basketball, Bowling, Broomball, Curling, Dodge Ball, Floor Hockey, Golf, Horseshoes, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Inner Tube Water Polo, Jogathon, Outdoor Volleyball, Racquetball, Rugby, Skatathon, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimathon, Touch Football, Tug-O-War, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, and Wally Ball.


Comprised of 250+ unique clubs and 9,000+ students getting involved each year, the clubs community is an integral part of the Queen's experience. Clubs not only enhance student life, but provide opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the Queen's and Kingston community. No matter what you're interested or passionate about, there's something for everyone to get involved!

Information Technology

Campus buildings are wired to accommodate both voice and data into all offices and classrooms.


The John Deutsch University Centre houses many student government offices, clubs and services, commercial outlets, and food services. The Agnes Etherington Art Centre features seven galleries, The French Centre/Le Centre Français, one proscenium, and two flexible studios (films). Numerous choral instrumental groups under the direction of staff members of the music department give public performances during the academic year. Radio Queen's University CFRC-FM, founded in 1922, is Canada's oldest campus radio station.

Special Services

Queen's provides services for students with disabilities. These services include assessment, special exam and registration arrangements, note takers, adaptive technology, counselling, referral services, library aids, liaison with faculty and staff, and the Students Helping Students Office (peer helpers). Queen's Health Counselling and Disability Services offers professional services and provides confidential personal counselling including personal problem solving, study skills development, career exploration, communication skills, public speaking, stress reduction, relaxation training, support for students with learning disabilities, coping with parents' marital problems, and mature women's support group, as well as interest testing, and psychological and ability assessment.

International Involvement

Queen's University is reputed the world over for excellence in education and boasts an accomplished history of international involvement and achievement. The University maintains student exchange programs with more than 70 universities around the globe including Australian National University (with internship program), Ontario/Baden-Württemberg, and Ontario-Rhône-Alpes.

Campus Tour

We would love to host you, your family, and your friends at Queen's! Campus tours are available:

Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Please visit https://www.queensu.ca/admission/tours-and-events/campus-tours for more information.

Modified on August 31, 2022