CEGEP is unique in that it offers a mix of pre-university and technical programs that prepare students for either university or the job market.
The CEGEP network also offers continuing education for adults who wish to develop their professional skills, and training for companies that want to develop their workforce.
CEGEPs are an important tool for economic, social and cultural development that contributes to the vitality of its community, in both the major centres and the regions.
Today the public college network consists of…
- 48 CEGEPs, including 5 English-language CEGEPs
- 5 national sector-based schools that are attached to CEGEPs
- 55 College Technology Transfer Centres (CCTTs), including 6 in the area of innovative social practices
- Sustained links with the rest of the world through the hosting of international students and numerous international cooperation and student and teacher mobility projects