#1 in North America
university under 50 years

75% of courses
have fewer than 60 students

#1 in North America
favourite student city

Top 100 in world
for support of SDGs

Having an eye for our future

Our strategic directions set out our vision for the future and exemplify our daring and transformative approach to some of the most important issues of our time.

Diverse and engaged student body

In Montreal, North America’s favourite student city, the critical mass of youthful enthusiasm creates a palpable feeling that anything is possible.

51,250+
students

10,000
international students

3,000+
co-op students

150
countries represented

Faculty with strong ties to industry and community

Whether working with businesses or citizens, the most enriching learning involves hands-on experiences beyond the classroom, ensuring the material is always current and relevant.

2,250+
professors and librarians

141
Research Chairs
and Professorships

$60.5 million+
research income

Black perspectives

Concordia is dedicated to addressing and challenging anti-Black systemic racism and being inclusive and accessible to Black students, staff and faculty and fostering relationships with Black communities. The work of the Black Perspectives Office is rooted in an anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework and informed by generations of Black students and community activism.

73
courses focused on Black, Indigenous and People of Colour

1
Task Force on Anti⁠-⁠Black Racism

2,200+
items in the Negro Community Centre fonds

Committed to decolonization and indigenization

Concordia acknowledges that it is situated on unceded Indigenous lands and recognizes the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation as the custodians of the surrounding lands and waters. The university is committed to truth and reconciliation and ongoing Indigenous issues.

1st
First Peoples major 
in Quebec

1
Indigenous Directions Action Plan

1992
Aboriginal centre opens

30
Indigenous graduate scholarships

Promoting fitness and preventive health

While Concordians get exclusive access to Le Gym, the preventive health programs offered at the PERFORM Centre are open to the public.

2
on-campus
medical clinics 

12
community
programs

11
online fitness
classes

13
Stingers varsity
teams & clubs

Commitment to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Concordia is joining the Decade of Action to achieve the UN’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals. The Goals draw on our strengths in community health, global literacy, water security, environmental impact and sustainable infrastructure design.

Nurturing Montreal’s culture of innovation

The Concordia community contributes to the vitality of our metropolis by performing relevant research, fostering innovation and hosting exciting cultural events during normal operations.

Sustainability

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Community engagement

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Life in Montreal

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Our history

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