Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
Estd 1968Established Year
  • Part of Regional Admissions Service of Metropolitan Montreal (SRAM)
  • Offers 52 diplomas or certificate for college studies
  • Webometrics world ranking- #6944
  • Webometrics Country ranking- #117
  • Internships available to attain practical knowledge


Total no. of students6100
Type of collegePublic

About campus and housing plans

  • There is only one campus in Montreal, Quebec


Name of residencyPlans
University residences UQAM
  • Two residences in UQAM one in east and another in west
  • Lease for one year
  • Rent for 9 months in fall and 3 months in summer
  • Rental cost CAD 435 to CAD 875
Residence Campus Rosemont
  • Lease for one year
  • Rental cost CAD 470 to CAD 570
  • 170 rooms for single occupancy
  • Private establishment and does not belong to CEGEP

Facilities available in above mentioned residences are:

ElectricityCommon area
LaundryIndividual post office box

Note – there are scholarships available for housing plans as well in external scholarships.

Know your program

Here is a list of programs that you can choose from:

Pre-university education
Technical training
General training
DEC Springboard: Arts and Design
Continuing and Business training
Continuing education program (full-time and part-time)
Intensive training program
Professional development course
Professional development workshops

Courses in pre-university and technical training

Science of nature
Social science
Arts, letters and communication
Mechanical engineering
Physical training
Biological training
Artistic career

About General training:

  • Consist of student training projects
  • Courses comprise about 30% of training in technical program and more than 45% in pre-university programs
  • Concludes 14 courses
Physical education
Complimentary courses

About DEC Springboard: Arts and Design

  • Provides pathway to high school passed students
  • Exploration to students in term of arts and design
  • Full time course

About Continuing and Business Training

Building and construction
Health and nursing
Civil engineering

All you need to know about you application process


For international students- French Admission Test for French language proficiency.


Qualify in following exams-

  • Bright
  • TCF for all audience
  • DALF

Overall requirement-

For Diploma of college studies (DCS)

  • Hold a DES in youth or adult sector; complete following subjects
  • Secondary V teaching language
  • Second language of secondary 5
  • Secondary IV mathematics
  • Science and Technology or Technological and Scientific Applications of Secondary IV
  • History and citizenship education of secondary IV
  • A holder of DCS who has not passed the above mentioned subjects need to upgrade activities for missing subjects
  • To hold DEP and should be passed in following subjects
  • Secondary V teaching language
  • Second language of secondary 5
  • Secondary IV mathematics
  • Have a training deemed equivalent
Overall average- 75% or more in secondary V and 70% or more in written French
  • Will be registered in writing and literature
Overall average- 74% or less in secondary 5 and your written French score is 69% or less
  • To be enrolled in French course
  • Good ranking-reclassified in writing and literature course
Overall Average- 75% or less in French Adult Education
  • To be enrolled in French course

Documents required:

  • Permanent code
  • Birth certificate
  • Transcripts and diplomas from last 3 years of high school and higher studies
  • Result of French Language Test

How, when and where to apply

Application deadlines and cost

For fall sessionBefore 1st march
For winter sessionBefore November 1st
To apply to SRAM
  • For fall session- before march 31st
  • For winter session- before august 31st
For DEC SpringboardAdmissions are available in both fall and winter sessions
Application costCAD 30

Steps to Apply

  • SRAM processes all the applications, visit sram.omnivox.ca
  • Fill application form of desired course
  • Pay admission fee and send the application form to SRAM for transmission

After you Apply

  • If admitted- necessary documents for registration will be sent
  • If refused- apply for SRAM’s second and third round in another CEGEP or program

Cost and Expenditure

Total fee payable at Fall 2018 sessionCAD 159.35
Fees and TuitionCAD 12,200 to CAD 19,000

Scholarships and Financial Aids

  • Register for 4 classes or 180 hour per session
  • More than 80 scholarships worth CAD 35,000

Merit scholarship

Name of scholarshipOffered toDeadline
Regular teaching scholarshipsGraduates of regular program in pre-university and second year students in technical programMarch 16
Continuing education grantStudents continuing education program-
Student Life Activities GrantFor students involved in extra-curricular activities-

External scholarship

Name of scholarshipOffered toDeadline
Scholarship Program - Louer.comFor students who balances work and study bothDecember 31

*CAD 4,000 scholarship to be awarded on January 21, April 21, July 21, October 21

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