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HEC Montréal

Quebec, Canada

Est. 1907

About HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal Business School Montréal, Québec, Canada is internationally renowned in management education and research field. It was established in 1907 and now sits in the rank 38th in Canada and 1171th in the world. The university offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral level of degree in Accounting Studies, Applied Economics Decision Sciences Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Technologies, International Business, Management, Logistics & Operations Management, and Marketing. International students may enroll in this university.

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C$33,200 (~US$24,600) /year
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C$5,300 (~US$4,000) /year
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Montreal area is the capital of cultural and economic activities in Quebec. As the second largest city in Canada, it is a city rich in culture and history and a well-deserved reputation as one of the liveliest cities in North America. The population of Montreal is about 1.9 million, with 4 million in the metropolis area.

Montreal filled with a lot of things to do from adventure to, shopping, visiting museum & art gallery, and culinary hunting. Hotels are available in every rates and transportation are highly accessible. Most of the tourist enjoy the beautiful winters in Montreal because it served a lot of activities and sight-seeing.


All HEC Montréal classes held in the Côte-Sainte-Catherine and Decelles buildings, which also house most of the school’s administrative offices. The university also has the largest bilingual business library in Canada. Other facilities available are student residence, classrooms, and laboratories, amphitheaters, study and teamwork rooms, a fully equipped video recording studio, LEAF-certified cafeterias, a LEAF-certified restaurant, an indoor parking lot, HEC Montréal daycare centers, and 58,000 ft2 garden - Hectare urban.

Residing Options

The university provides off-campus Housing for Exchange Students. HEC Montréal creates a connection with companies to offer to exchange students fully-furnished bedrooms located in different areas. The facilities in the rooms include all services such as electricity, heating, and Wi-Fi. If students choose to find housing by themselves, there is student housing, apartments and student flat available around campuses.


In Montréal, the summers are warm; while the winters are freezing, windy and snowy. Over the course of the year, the temperature usually varies from 9°F to 79°F and is rarely above 87°F or below -9°F.

The warm season extends from May 22 to September 19, with an average daily rise in temperature above 68°F. The hottest day of the year is around July 20, with an average low of 64°F and high of 79°F. The cold season lasts extends from December 4 to March 12, with an average daily drop in temperature below 34°F. The coldest day of the year is around January 29, with an average high of 23°F and low of 9°F.

Faculty and pedagogy

The ratio between administrative staff and students is 1:22. There are 643 administrative staffs working in this institution. The academic team consists of professors, associate professors, assistant professors, lecturer, and researcher.

Financial aid

The university provides financial support in the form of scholarship, reduction of tuition fee by the university and other external organizations. The financial support is provided based on Admission, Encouragement, Entrepreneurship, Academic Excellence, Mobility, Leadership, External organizations, Research, Need-based, and Athletics.

Jobs and placements

The employment of HEC Montreal University is among the top 50 universities in the world according to the Global University Employability Ranking of the Times Higher Education magazine (2016). It means the graduates are respected in the working field and they have excellent quality skill that is required to face the marketplace. More so, The alumni associations are helpful in connecting students with several companies worldwide.

Crowd and campus life

There are about 14,000 students enrolled in this university out of which 1,335 are international students from 155 countries. Student Services offers a wide variety of cultural activities for students. The club activities helps in motivating students to join and become part of any competition in both national and international level. There are great opportunities for students to participate in theater workshops and photography competitions. If students want to explore the city, Montreal offers a lot of events and activities. Since the university is situated in the metropolitan city, it is easy to find shopping centers, restaurants, and hangout places. It is also highly accessible to go around the city.


  • François Desjardins - CEO of B2B Bank
  • Anne-Marie Gélinas - CEO of Emafilms
  • Thierry Vandal - CEO of Hydro-Quebec
  • Marie Gibeau - Québec Politician


HEC Montréal Business School is one of the excellent places to pursue a higher degree of management education and research field. It builds along with excellent facilities for the student to practice their skills. The graduates from HEC Montréal Business School are respected and have high-quality graduates to compete in the working field. The Montreal city area also offers a metropolitan lifestyle with the liveliest city in North America so students can find a lot of things to do outside the campus area.

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