Founded in 1989, La Cite Collegiale serves students in Ottawa, Ontario. They have over 5000 full time students and 800+ continuing education students. The college graduates men and women into professional positions as bilingual and well qualified. In addition, La Cite collegiale focuses on community involvement and enables its students to do the same.
The school boasts over 90 separate programs. More than half of these are offered only in French. Within six months of graduation, nearly 90 percent of graduates find employment. As a smaller college, they are able to keep class sizes small, minimizing the student to teacher ratio.
The programs offered by La Cite collegiale include many practical fields that are useful in today’s economy and labor market. These programs include the following (and many more):
- Computer Science
- Interior design
The campus is oriented around both education and student life. There are several athletic programs available, including volleyball, soccer, basketball, and others. The on-campus housing is designed with the serious student in mind, and is fully wired for Internet. Students can feel safe with 24-hour security available. The location is very close to public transit and is only a few kilometers from downtown Ottawa. The campus provides access to city conveniences and outdoor activities.
La Cite collegiale has also partnered with other colleges and universities across Canada and internationally to bring you specialized training and online courses. They also have hundreds of scholarships available.