Concordia University

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University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

About Concordia University

According to Wikipedia, Concordia University is an English-language public comprehensive research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1974 following the merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University, Concordia is one of the three universities in Quebec where English is the primary language of instruction . As of the 2020–21 academic year, there were 51,253 students enrolled in credit courses at Concordia, making the university among the largest in Canada by enrolment. The university has two campuses, set approximately apart: Sir George Williams Campus is the main campus, located in the Quartier Concordia neighbourhood of Downtown Montreal in the borough of Ville Marie; and Loyola Campus in the residential district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. With four faculties, a school of graduate studies and numerous colleges, centres and institutes, Concordia offers over 400 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs and courses.

What Is Concordia University Known For?

Concordia University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Concordia University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Concordia University's Most Influential Alumni?

Concordia University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Computer Science, and Political Science. Here are some of Concordia University's most famous alumni:

Dave Reichert
A Former United States Representative from Washington.
Mohamed Hashish
Mohamed Hashish
An Egyptian scientist.
Nadim Kobeissi
Nadim Kobeissi
A Canadian computer programmer and security researcher.
Kathleen Zellner
Kathleen Zellner
An American lawyer.
Hillel Neuer
A Canadian activist.
David Saad
A Lebanese judoka.
Susan J. Palmer
A Canadian writer and sociologist.
Mohan Munasinghe
A Sri Lankan academic.
Taiaiake Alfred
An Author, educator and activist.
Khaleel Mohammed
An American academic.
Sarah Thornton
Sarah Thornton
A Canadian sociologist.
Jeannie Lee
A Canadian journalist.

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