Applications to Montreal CÉGEPs on the rise

March 8, 2011

According to figures from the Service régional d'admission du Montréal metropolitain, Montreal-area CÉGEPs have received 69,146 applications, up by 1.4% over last year. Applications to John Abbott and Vanier Colleges are up by 3% and 8%, respectively. Tracking its own data, Dawson College anticipates an increase of around 20%. Some francophone CÉGEPs have seen an increase in applications -- Cégep Lanaudière is reporting a 10% increase, Cégep Marie-Victorin 10%, and Collège Lionel-Groulx 8%. The number of applications to pre-university programs remains steady this year in Montreal, while applications to technical programs have increased by 2.7%. La Presse (in French)