Chicoutimi, QuebecLOCATION
Estd 1967Established Year

Cegep de Chicoutimi is a public institution located in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada. The college is well known for providing educational training and serving cultural and social community.

Why choose Cegep de Chicoutimi?

  • Webometrics: Ranked 214th in Canada
  • First CEGEP in Quebec to obtain its letters patent
  • Only CEGEP to offer an aviation program
  • International cooperation projects with Africa, Latin America, Jamaica, Tunisia and many more countries
  • Offers programs with internship and study abroad
  • Possesses LEED certification


Type of InstitutePublic
Total employees600
A total number of Students3000 Approx.
International students tuition fee for Pre-university programCAD 6059 per semester
International students tuition fee for Technical programCAD 7845 per semester
Test Scores AcceptedTFI

Cegep de Chicoutimi Campus and Residential Facilities

The campus of Cegep de Chicoutimi, located in Saguenay, is comprised of 7 wings each divided for various functions.

  • Wing A, offers various student services such as financial aid and counselling
  • Wing B, has the library, IT support services, the English department, and the French writing centre
  • Wing E, comprised of classrooms and laboratories for physics, health sciences, and the IT administration programs
  • Wing F, have dental hygiene program
  • Wing G, contains literature department and other classrooms, multipurpose rooms and auditoriums
  • Wing H, contains classrooms and laboratories for chemistry, biology, geography, physical education, and mathematics departments
  • Wing T, Tremblay residence building also comprised of social sciences department, and the philosophy and religious studies department

Housing Facilities/ Residence

  • Institute has two housing residences of total 185 rooms
  • Room Style available –
    • Small Room
    • Large Room
    • Studio
  • Students can also off campus housing the college website

Program offered at Cegep de Chicoutimi

20 pre-university and technical programs offered –

Academic Programs

  • Social Science
  • Science of Nature
  • History and Civilisation
  • Arts, Letters and Communication
  • Visual Arts

Technical Programs – 3 years long

  • Aircraft Piloting
  • Computer Techniques
  • Accounting And Management Techniques
  • Metallurgical Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Electronics Technology
  • Electronics Technology / Telecom Option
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Architecture Technology
  • Forest Technology
  • Prehospital Emergency Care
  • Medical Care
  • Physiotherapy Techniques
  • Biomedical Analysis Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy Techniques
  • Dietetic Techniques
  • Dental Hygiene Techniques

Pre-university Programs – 2 years long

Double DEC/DEC Springboard

  • Science of Nature + Human Sciences
  • Natural Sciences + Visual Arts
  • Humanities + Visual Arts
  • Arts, Literature and Communication + Visual Arts

All you need to know about the Application process


  • high school diploma (DES) or
  • diploma of vocational studies or
  • Training deemed equivalent by CEGEP or
  • Training and experience by Cégep and have interrupted full-time studies for a period of at least 3 years or
  • A candidate missing six credits or less to complete a high school diploma can conditionally be admitted to Cégep.

Documents Required

  • High school transcripts
  • Post-secondary transcripts
  • Proof of French Language Proficiency
  • A copy of passport

How, When and Where to apply

  • Fill the application form to the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean CEGEP Regional Admission Service (SARSL) 
  • To fill form request must be made at www.srasl.qc.ca

Application Fee

  • Amount of application fee is $85
  • The application fee is non-refundable
  • Confirm registration by paying an amount of $262
  • Fees can be paid through credit card, money order or bank transfer

Cost and Expenses

Tuition fee for domestic and international students are tabulated below:

International students tuition fee for Pre-university program$6059 per semester
International students tuition fee for Technical program$7845 per semester

Accommodation Facilities

The following table shows the cost of on-campus Residential facilities offered to the students:

Residential cost for CEGEP students
Small room$280/ month
Large Room$336/ month
Studio$395/ month
Residential cost for University students
Small room$360/ month
Large Room$390/ month
Studio$395/ month

Fully Furnished Residential cost for University Students

Small room$380/ month
Large Room$410/ month
Studio$415/ month

Scholarship and Financial Aids

Following scholarships are provided to the students in order to continue their higher studies:


Types of scholarships are explained below:

Interregional scholarships

  • Amount: $3000
  • Must have applied for admission to the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Students applied for Technical programs are not eligible

Commission Scholarships for Labor Market Partners

  • Scholarship Amount: $1,750

Residence grants for committed students

  • Scholarship amount: $2385
  • Enrolled in a full-time program of Cégep de Chicoutimi 
  • Intends to obtain a Diploma of Collegial Studies at Cégep de Chicoutimi

Excellence Scholarship for International Students

  • Scholarship amount: $15000
  • Pursue full-time studies in a technical training program

Work while you study

  • Cégep de Chicoutimi offers students on-campus job opportunities
  • It also offers six work-study programs
  • This allows students to complete two paid internships

List of work-study programs –

  • Architecture technology
  • Industrial electronics technology
  • Forest Technology
  • Civil engineering technology
  • Metallurgical Engineering Technology
  • Computer techniques

The various on-campus job opportunities like –

  • Residences - Student supervising
  • Coopsco - Food Service Attendant
  • Coopsco - Cashier
  • Physical Activity Center - Lifeguard and Pool Monitor
  • Physical Activity Center - Training Room Attendant
  • Physical Activity Center - Receptionist
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Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 2 Programs

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