With one of the best faculty-to-graduate student ratios and a close community of collaborative researchers, we consistently rank among Canada’s best schools for exceptional student experience.

Research under the mentorship of our leading faculty members in our research-based graduate programs. Or transform your professional development skills in our course-based graduate programs.

From our state-of-the-art facilities, to our unique research centres, to the extensive entrepreneurship and professional skills resources available, we empower our graduate students to reach their full academic potential.


Graduate Programs

We offer a wide variety of both research-based and professional and coursework-based graduate programs.

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Learn more about funding and admissions on the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (SGSPA) website or contact SGSPA.

IBET logoPhD Funding for Indigenous and Black Engineering Students (IBET)

Smith Engineering is part of a group of six Ontario engineering schools offering $25,000 scholarships to Black and Indigenous PhD students.

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Our researchers are dedicated to discovering forward-thinking solutions for the challenges of our rapidly changing world. Explore our research through the lens of interdisciplinary themes, browse our recent publications, read our latest research articles, and learn more about our innovative research centres and facilities.

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Discover Kingston

The jewel of southeastern Ontario, Kingston is an idyllic place to work and live as a graduate student. A safe, mid-sized waterfront city, Kingston has public transportation and bike trails, a thriving downtown and restaurant scene, and easy access to amazing outdoor activities including bike trails, kayaking, and hiking.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Opportunities

Queen’s Student Wellness Services
Mental and physical health services, clinics, and wellness resources.

Graduate Workshops and Opportunities
Workshops and resources focused on professional and career skills, networking, and succeeding in graduate school.

Inclusive Queen's
Empowers students from every background with support and culturally appropriate resources.

Innovation to Invention
A collaborative multi-university program to help students understand patents and intellectual protection.

Writing Retreats
Including the popular ‘Dissertation on the Lake’, these writing camps allow graduate students to make progress on their writing while enjoying a positive environment.

Office of Partnerships and Innovation
Events, resources, and services to protect and help build entrepreneurial skills.

Dunin-Deshpande Innovation Centre
Innovation-focused workshops, programs, courses, start-up support and more.