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New England/Quebec

The New England/Quebec Student Exchange Program allows URI students to spend one or two semesters at one of three English-speaking universities or 16 French-speaking universities in the province of Quebec, Canada. Study in Montreal or beautiful Quebec City, both providing a European feel while being just hours from URI. Quebec is less than a day's drive from URI.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Sophomore standing
  • Command of French language necessary if attending a French-speaking institution

Program Costs*


URI In-state Tuition and Fees $6,329
Room and Board Variable
Additional Fees (Admin Fee, OCS Fee) $833
Health Insurance** $1,181**
Emergency Evacuation Insurance $33
Total estimated Cost of Attendance $8,376 + Room/Board


NOTE: Additional costs include airfare, ground transportation, visa, books and

personal expenses.

* Fees are subject to change.

**May be waived with proof of insurance and completion of waiver.

Participating Universities

  • Bishop's University
  • Concordia University
  • McGill University
  • Universite Laval
  • Universite de Montreal
  • Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commercials
  • Ecole Polytechnique
  • Universite de Sherbrooke
  • Universite du Quebec
  • Ecole du technologie superieure
  • Ecole nationale d'administration publique
  • Institut Armand-Frappier
  • Institut natinal de la recherche scientific
  • Tele-universitie

Program Duration Spring and Fall Semesters
Application Deadline March 1

If you are interested in applying or want to know more about how to apply, please visit study abroad policies and procedures by clicking here.