How does Québec's financial investment in its universities compare with that of the other provinces? To answer this question, it is necessary to examine the problem from various perspectives. The revenues and expenditures of the universities must be taken into consideration, of course, but also the economic realities of the regions concerned. The level of collective wealth varies from one province to the next, as does the cost of living. The indicators selected in this document will make it possible to determine Québec's relative position and explain the differences observed in comparison with the rest of Canada.