Drummondville, QuebecLOCATION
  • Cégep de Drummondville is a post-secondary college.
  • Offers 7 pre-university courses, 12 vocational education programs.
  • Smallest of the CEGEPs in Quebec


Type of InstitutionPublic
Staff strength400
Language of InstructionFrench
Language tests accepted for French proficiencyTFI - Band 7
Website www.cegepdrummond.ca

Student Accommodation at CEGEP de Drummondville

  • Two university style student residence- Campus A Cottage and Campus B Cottage
  • Campus A Cottage-
    1. 38 studios 2 ½
    2. 8 apartments 3 ½
    3. 2 apartments 4 ½
  • Facilities:
    1. Bed and WC with mirror
    2. Dining table with chair
    3. Work desk with chair
    4. Kitchenette, refrigerator and an electrical socket plate for a microwave oven. 
    5. Shower
    6. Internet access
  • Campus B Cottage:
    1. 24 hostel rooms
    2. Common kitchen and living room. 
  • Facilities:
    1. Bathroom set
    2. Microwave oven and refrigerator
    3. Internet
    4. Heating and electricity


  • Offers 7 pre-university programs, 12 vocational education programs and DEC springboard courses.
Name of degreeDuration
Pre-university Diploma of College Education (DEC)2 years
Diploma of Professional Education (DEP)3 years

Pre-university DECs specializations:

  • Arts, literature and communication, - Languages
  • Arts, literature and communications - Multidisciplinary
  • Visual Arts
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Natural Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Double DEC

Technical DEC specializations:

  • Office Technology and office work coordination 
  • Accounting management 
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Building Estimation and Evaluation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Business management
  • Management Information System (MIS)
  • Transport Logistics 
  • Counselling of Delinquants
  • Music and songs 
  • Sound Engineering
  • Nursing

Campus of CEGEP de Drummondville

  • Urban/suburban campus located to the south of Saint Laurent river. 
  • 1 hour away from Montreal and 90 minutes from Quebec city. 
  • Well-connected to the city centre by public transport. 

How to get into CEGEP de Drummondville?

French Language Skills

  • TFI scores are accepted for the study permit application.
  • International applicants from non-French speaking countries pass any one of the following French exams:

TFI scores - Above level 7

NCLC LevelAbility: Speaking Ability: ListeningAbility: Reading Ability: Writing 
7310 – 348249 – 279207 – 232310 – 348
8349 – 370280 – 297233 – 247349 – 370
9 and above371+298+248+371+

NCLC:Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (Canadian Language Benchmarks)

2. TCF and DELF / DALF scores

Level Speaking  Listening All Skills
Advanced 1,2
(Level 9,10,11,12)
14+500+C1 or C2
(Level 7,8)

Steps to Apply

  • Domestic candidates- Apply to Service régional d’admission du Montréal metropolitan (SRAM).
  • International candidates- Apply to SRAM International at www.sram.qc.ca/etudiant-international
  • Documents required for admission are given below:
    1. Resume
    2. 2 letters of recommendation.
    3. A recent photo
    4. Marksheet and certificate of class 12 results or the high school diploma 

Costs and Expenses

Compulsory trimestral fees, for 2017-2018, are stated below for different candidates depending on their place of residence:

Type of StudentFees
Canadian citizens - Quebec residentsCAD194.75
Canadian citizens - Non-Quebec residentsCAD 1600
French nationalsCAD 194.75
Other international studentsCAD 6314 to CAD 9680.75

Student Accommodation Costs

  • Prices mentioned below are on a monthly basis.
  • Students compulsorily have to opt for a 11 or 12 month contract. 
TypeSingle OccupancyDouble OccupancyTriple Occupancy
Single Hostel RoomCAD 395--
Studio 2 ½ roomsCAD 475CAD 300 / headN/D
Apartment 3 ½ roomsN/DCAD 345 / headCAD 265 / head
Apartment 4 ½ roomsN/DAvailable on requestAvailable on request

Financial Aid

Name of ScholarshipAward AmountRecipientsSubject
Bourse Implication sociale et politiqueCAD 2501All full-time students
Bourse Engagement COOPCAD 5001Full-time student engaged in administrative council.
Bourses Nouveau départCAD 5006Returning student from MRC territory of Drummondville.
Bourse Raccrocheuse/raccrocheur Pierre AsselinCAD 3001Returning student having reached the last semester of a technical education programme
Bourse Persévérance Club RotaryCAD 3001Student enrolled in adaptive services
Adult Education scholarshipCAD 5001Enrollment in an adult education programme
Bourse Persévérance Tremplin DECCAD 2501Full-time Tremplin DEC student
Bourse Assiduité Henriette-LanoieCAD 5001Full-time technical or general studies DEC student with minimum 75% marks.
Bourse UQTRCAD 5001Completion of a program at Cegep of Drummondville and being enrolled in a Quebec university for the completion of the Bachelors degree starting in the next academic year.
Student Personality of the YearCAD 15001All full-time students
Ambassador PrizeCAD 2503All full-time students

Cegep de Drummondville Work Study Program

  • Two paid internships in a company during the summer vacations. 
  • Available for seven programs-
  1. Office Technology and office work coordination 
  2. Accounting management 
  3. Building Estimation and Evaluation
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Business management
  6. Management Information System (MIS)
  7. Transport Logistics 
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