The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) has seen an increase in the number of students for the fall term, while enrollments are showing growth of 2.67% compared to last year.
The day after the deadline for dropping out of courses with cancellation of tuition fees, UQTR recorded a total number of 14,569 students. All levels of study benefit from an increase in attendance, with an increase of 1.37% in the first cycle, 7.32% in the second cycle and 5.45% in the third cycle.
Students opting for a full-time path (8,845) are also more numerous (+ 1.17%), as are those enrolled part-time (5,724) with an increase of 5.09%. Regarding the renewal of its clientele, UQTR observes a drop of 5.40% among new students, ie those registered for the first time in the establishment (3,119).
As for international students (including permanent residents), UQTR has 1,937 registrations. This is a decrease of 4.25% compared to autumn 2019. Coming from 91 countries, these students come mainly from France, Morocco, China, Cameroon, Algeria and Côte d’Ivoire.
This term, UQTR’s areas of training most popular with students are administration, health, education and humanities.
Significant increase in Drummondville
This fall, 1,672 students are attending the UQTR campus in Drummondville, which represents an increase of 46.28% compared to last year.
Virtual open day
On Saturday, November 21, the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières will hold an Open House in virtual mode, to allow future students to discover the many facets of training and university life at UQTR. This event will be presented only on the web, due to the current pandemic context. For more details about this virtual Open House, covering both the Trois-Rivières and Drummondville campuses, simply consult the www.uqtr.ca/choisiruqtr.