La Pocatiere, QuebecLOCATION
Estd 1967Established Year

Cégep da La Pocatière is located in La Pocatière, Quebec, Canada. It’s a public college established in the year 1967. The university offers undergraduate programs in French language only. The Extra Continuing Education and Business support department of Cégep da La Pocatière has more than 30 years of expertise in Engineering Training.

Why choose Cégep da La Pocatière?

Webometrics ranked Cégep da La Pocatière 70th in Canada. Some more reasons to opt for Cégep da La Pocatière College are:

Key Features

  • Constantly ranked 1st in Quebec for the success rate of its students
  • Organizes workshops and kiosks in high school to present programs
  • Every fall, Cégep da La Pocatière organizes a career day in Nursing
  • Cégep da La Pocatière is a non-denominational college

What do students say?

  • Students feel happy to explore the academic and extracurricular activities
  • They enjoy student life in the best way and gain amazing life experiences
  • Students feel satisfied with the location of the college as it is located in a beautiful region where citizens are calm and well educated.


Type of UniversityPublic
Total Students2,000 (1,000 continuing and 1,000 full-time students)
Basic Tuition Fee, Canadian Students$4,500
Basic Tuition Fee, International Students$6,059 - $9,393
Language for courseFrench

Explore the campus of Cegep de la Pocatiere

Cégep da La Pocatière College has two campuses located at different locations which are as follows:

  1. The CEGEP main campus is located at La Pocatière
  2. The Center d'études collégiales de Montmagny, is located in Montmagny

Housing facility

Cégep da La Pocatière College offers the on-campus residential facility. Two types of residence avenues are available i.e. Residence of 4th Avenue and Residence of 13th Avenue.

Types of Room offered

  • Single room on floor (4th Avenue)
  • Single room apartment (13th Avenue)

Facilities offered at 4th Avenue Residence

  • Lease according to the school year
  • Proximity to CEGEP
  • Shared kitchenettes on each floor
  • Cable television
  • Wired or wireless Internet service
  • Cabanon with bicycles
  • Closed circuit safety system
  • Two laundry rooms
  • Game room

Facilities offered at 13th Avenue Residence

  • Lease according to the school year
  • Three or four-bedroom apartments with a kitchen for each of them
  • Cable television service except for block 101
  • Wireless Internet service except for block 101
  • Laundry rooms
  • Cabanon with bicycles
  • Parking included

Choose the right program for yourself

The CEGEP offers two types of programs i.e. pre-university and Technical programs which are as follows:

Pre-Uni versity programs

Pre-University programs offered in the following fields of study:

  • Science of Nature
  • Social Science
  • Arts, Letter and Communication – Media Option

Technical programs

Technical programs offered in the following fields of study:

  • Hearing aid
  • Nursing
  • Bioecology
  • Accounting and Management
  • Special Education
  • Computer Science
  • Animal health
  • Engineering Engineering Technology

All you need to know about application process

In order to seek admission in CEGEP de la Pocatiere, the students must fulfil the following requirements:


  • Have a high school Diploma or
  • Have a Diploma of Vocational studies or
  • Possess another training that will be evaluated by the college
  • International students must have cleared French Language Proficiency Test

Documents required

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

How, when and where to apply?

For getting admission in CEGEP, students must submit their application form for admission at the regional admission service at the college in the region of Quebec

  • For the fall semester, students have to submit the application form before March 1.
  • For the winter session, applicants can apply before November 1.

Application Fee

  • Students have to pay the application fee of amount $85
  • Application fees are non-refundable
  • Fees can be paid by credit card, money order or bank transfer

What it costs to study in Cegep de la Pocatiere?

Tuition fee for domestic and international students are tabulated below:

Tuition fee for Canadian students$4500
Tuition Fee for International students$6,059 - $9,393

Residence cost

The college offers on-campus Residential home facilities to the students. The details are as below:

Two sessions$2,488
One session$1,244
Living Expenses$12,538
Related Fee$400

*Total expenses for the first year inclusive Health insurance and hospitalization, Books supplies, Food, Social, cultural and sports activities, scholarship rights, and others is CAD $ 28,874.

Financial aid to help students fund their education

Cégep da La Pocatière offers financial aids, and scholarship to the deserving students to continue their studies:


  • Cégep de La Pocatière Foundation offers the bursary program to the high school students
  • Scholarship amount: $500
  • Scholarship awarded in two installments after registration confirmation

Financial Aid

  • MEES is the main financial support for post-secondary studies
  • Aid granted loan up to the maximum amount
  • Application forms for assistance are available from Mid May.

Options to work while you study

Students can work on campus or off campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfill the following conditions.

Conditions to work on campus

Students can work on campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfill the following conditions.

  • Study full time in a program
  • Have a valid study permit
  • Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)
  • Can work a maximum of 20 hours/ week during the school year
  • Can work full time during school holidays

Conditions to work off-campus

  • Have a valid study permit
  • Study full time in a program at a recognized institution.
  • Have already started studying
  • Studying to obtain a degree, diploma or certificate with duration of at least 6 months
  • Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

Social Insurance Number (SIN): Whether working on campus or off campus, SIN is required to work in Canada. Students need to provide study permit and other documents while applying for SIN.

Knowing a few from the wide alumni network

Some of the notable alumni are as follows:

  • Amadou Diabaté: Engineer
  • Julie Berube
  • Diane Bellemène: Special Educator, Day Center for the Elderly
  • Nicolas Doyon: Draftsman
  • Daisy of Anjou: Consultant, Business Manager Daisy D.


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