Bordered by Ontario, New Brunswick, Labrador and the United States, Québec has an area of 1,450,680 km².
Its area is three times that of France and seven times that of Great Britain, making it the largest of Canada's
provinces. Almost 80 per cent of Québecers live in urban centres located along the banks of the historic and
scenic St. Lawrence River.
Out of a total population of about 7.65 million, more than six million people are of French origin. French is the
mother tongue of 82 per cent of Québecers.
In addition to being Canada’s largest province in terms of area, Québec is the cradle of francophone culture in
Each year, Québec’s various francophone and anglophone educational institutions welcome some 25,000
To enjoy access to higher education in Québec, you have to meet the admission requirements of the institution
of your choice (no examinations required), demonstrate your ability to finance your studies, and obtain the
necessary entry authorizations required by the immigration authorities.
LINKS TO SOME OF THE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN QUEBEC:
- Ville LaSalle
Cegep de Drummondville
Cegep de Jonquiere
Cegep de l'Abitibi-Temiscamingue
Cegep de la Gaspesie et des lles
Cegep de Limoilou
Cegep de Riviere-du-loup
Cegep du Vieux-Montreal
College de Bois-de-Boulogne
College de Rosemont
Universities in Quebec:
Bishop's University - Lennoxville
Université Laval - Quebec City
Concordia University - Montreal
McGill University - Montreal