Concordia University is a comprehensive Canadian public university located in Montreal, Quebec, one of the two universities in the city where English is the primary language of instruction. For the 2008 to 2009 school year, total enrollment was 43,942, making the university the sixth largest in Canada.
According to a worldwide ranking by the École des Mines de Paris, Concordia ranks first among Canadian and 33rd among world universities in terms of graduates occupying the rank of Chief Executive Officer at Fortune 500 companies. The university is also home to the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema.
Concordia has well recognized programs and ranks highly in Canada and internationally in fields such as fine arts, social science, political science, journalism and engineering. In the THES - QS World University Rankings of the top 500 universities in the world for 2010, Concordia University placed 401-450, and 19th overall in Canada. The university's John Molson School of Business is consistently ranked within the top ten Canadian business schools, and within the top 100 worldwide.