Queen's University at Kingston, also known as Queen's University, is a public research university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. In Maclean's 2021 University, Queen's University is ranked 5th among Canadian medical-doctoral universities, 3rd overall for student happiness, 2nd in experiential learning, and 1st in extracurricular activities.

A total of 27,697 students were enrolled in Queen’s University, with 20,069 students enrolling as undergraduates. In Fall 2021, Queen's University offered admission to 10.8% of undergraduate students and 26.5% of graduate students. Queen’s University offers numerous undergraduate degree programs, over 125 graduate programs, and more than 140 online programs through its 8 faculties and schools. 

To pursue courses at Queen’s University, an international student requires a minimum 2.9 GPA (~84%) for UG programs and a 3-year college degree with a minimum 2.6 GPA (~81%) for PG programs. The average cost of attendance at Queen’s University is 10-15 lakhs. Additionally, international students spend approximately 8-12 lakhs on housing. 

Queen’s University Rankings

Queen’s University is ranked at #246 in QS World Rankings 2023. Mentioned below are some of the other rankings held by Queen’s University: 

  • #101-110 iGraduatete Employment Rankings 2022
  • #251–300 in World University Ranking 2022
  • #412 in Best Global Universities (tie) by US News 2022
  • #16 in Best Global Universities in Canada by US News 2022


Queen’s University Campus & Accommodation

The university is located in Kingston, a small town centrally situated at a 3-hour drive from the main cities of Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto. It sees some beautiful summers and autumns, with maple leaves turning the whole place yellow and red. The winters, however, can be extremely chilly and windy.

  • With tons of great food and cafes, every basic amenity at walking distance, a number of parks and grassy spaces, and a breathtakingly gorgeous 166 acres of campus land, Kingston is a place that is equally brilliant in terms of its education and beauty.
  • Kingston with its distinctly European vibe is a unique and beautiful town to explore. A haven for food-lovers, the place offers some great places with a finger-licking variety of food. In fact, Kingston is believed to have the highest number of restaurants per capita in the whole of Canada.
  • With some beautiful neighborhoods, historic sites, old limestone buildings, and lots of coffee and tea shops to hang out at, the place is a close-knit community bustling with activity.

In the summer, it offers some picturesque views, parks, and a lakefront to picnic and unwinds at. It also has a Screening Room which is an independent movie theater for cinema enthusiasts, Athletics and Recreation Center and timely concerts to help students loosen and relax.

Queen’s University Courses

Queen’s offers numerous undergraduate degree programs, over 125 graduate courses, and more than 140 online courses in its 8 faculties and schools. The programs offered are available at degree, certificate, and diploma levels. Usually, its undergraduate always outweighs its graduate courses in the light of student choices. 


Course Name Annual Tuition Fees
Bachelor of Engineering [B.Eng], Civil Engineering INR 11,74,466
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Statistics INR 11,20,838
Master of Engineering [M.Eng], Civil Engineering INR 8,30,250
Master of Science [M.Sc], Psychology INR 8,30,250
Master of Law [L.L.M] INR 5,96,243
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Biomedical Computing INR 19,40,694
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Computing INR 23,61,170