Quebec has 48 public colleges or cégeps. It also has private subsidized college institutions that, like cégeps, offer pre-university education and technical programs. View the list of public and private colleges.
The Quebec college network offers a group of educational programs that considers students’ earlier preparations, their career orientation and that leads them either to university or the labor market.
College instruction responds to the current needs of universities and the job market. It ensures a level of higher education while preserving the student’s versatility and the possibility of transitioning between the technical and pre-university education sectors.