Quebec Colleges and Universities


Colleges and Universities in Quebec

The largest province in Canada and the only one with a French-speaking majority, Quebec has a unique culture. Natural energy fuels the province--96 percent of all electricity consumed is produced by hydroelectric facilities--and also the economy. It is one of the fields you can study to prepare for a career in Quebec. Montreal, the largest city in the province, has a number of fine institutions such as McGill University, the University of Concordia and Vanier College, where you can study subjects such as energy and the environment, software engineering, theological studies, nursing or respiratory technology. Quebec City, Granby and other municipalities also offer options for education.

Life after college in Quebec

With more than 1.6 million people living within its city limits, Montreal offers perhaps the greatest variety of educational and career options. Occupations and hourly average wages in Montreal include:

  1. Geologic engineers: CAN $23.08
  2. Ministers of religion: CAN $15.77
  3. Registered nurses: CAN $27.75
  4. Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists: CAN $24.25
  5. Software engineers: CAN $34.50

More than 640,000 employment positions will need to be filled in Quebec between 2009 and 2013, according to labor market forecasts. With an outlook like this, you could find Quebec a good place to study and work toward a career.



    See also: Quebec Vocational Schools and Career Training

    Directory of Quebec Colleges & Universities

    Campus & Online Schools Accepting Students from Quebec

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    • Providing accredited online courses and degree programs since 1987.
    • A military-friendly school, it ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
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    • Ranked among the top 20 Regional Universities in the West in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
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    • Ranked among the Best Online Graduate Business Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
    • Offers over 60 online degree programs.
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    • The nation’s first private college to offer civil engineering instruction and one of the first institutions to receive designation as an NSA Center of Excellence in Information Security Education.
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    Other Colleges & Universities in Quebec

    Bishop's University
    Cégep André-Laurendeau
    Cégep Beauce-Appalaches
    Cégep de Baie-Comeau
    Cégep de Chicoutimi
    Cégep de Drummondville
    Drummondville, Quebec
    Cégep de Granby Haute-Yamaska
    Cégep de Jonquière
    Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Iles
    Cégep de La Pocatière
    La Pocatière QC
    Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon
    Cégep de Limoilou
    Cégep de Matane
    Cégep de Rimouski
    Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup
    Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
    Cégep de Saint-Félicien
    Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe
    Cégep de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
    Cégep de Saint-Jérome
    Cégep de Saint-Laurent
    Cégep de Sainte-Foy
    Cégep de Sept-Iles
    Cégep de Sherbrooke
    Sherbrooke, Quebec
    Cégep de Sorel-Tracy
    Cégep de Trois-Rivières
    Cégep de Victoriaville
    Victoriaville, Quebec
    Cégep du Vieux Montréal
    Cégep Marie-Victorin
    Cégep régional de Lanaudière
    Centre d'études collégiales de Montmagny
    Champlain College, Lennoxville Campus
    Champlain College, St. Lawrence Campus
    Champlain Regional College
    Collège Ahuntsic
    Collège d'Alma
    Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne
    Collège de l'Outaouais
    Collège de la région de L'Amiante
    Collège de Maisonneuve
    Collège de Rosemont
    Collège de Valleyfield
    Collège Édouard-Montpetit
    Longueil, Quebec
    Collège François-Xavier-Garneau
    Collège Gérald-Godin
    Collège Lionel-Groulx
    Sainte-Thérèse, Québec
    Collège Montmorency
    Collège Shawinigan
    Concordia University
    Dawson College
    Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales
    Ecole Polytechnique
    John Abbott College
    McGill University
    Université de Montréal
    Université de Sherbrooke
    Sherbrooke, Longueuil
    Université du Québec en Outaouais
    Gatineau, Québec
    Université du Québec, central
    Université Laval
    Vanier College
    Montréal, Québec