Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup

The Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup is a college-level educational institution established in 1969 in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada.

The institution offers 21 programs, including nursing, Emergency Medical Services and Early Childhood Education. Approximately 1,200 students enroll every year: 30% in the pre-university program, and 70% in the technical program. The college also offers continuing education courses for approximately 1,000 people in the Grand-Portage, Quebec region each year.

At this time, approximately 12,000 people have graduated from the Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup.

Programs of study

Pre-university programs

  • Social sciences and humanities
  • Natural sciences
  • Culture and communication (Liberal arts)
  • Visual arts

Technical programs

  • Nursing
  • Emergency medical services
  • Industrial electronics
  • Early childhood education
  • Recreational activities coordinator
  • Administration (accounting and management)
  • Web development
  • Interior design
  • Graphic design

Campus facilities

  • Student residence
    • Located in the main wing, the residence consists of 211 single and double rooms, some of which are wheelchair accessible.
    • Each room is equipped with an Internet connection, cable TV connection, a telephone, a sink and basic furnishings (bed, dresser, desk). Fridge rentals are available. The front desk is open 24 hours a day, and security staff are on site 24 hours a day. There is also a residence life advisor.
    • Residents have access to common areas such as a TV lounge, game room, laundry room, kitchens, storage space, mailboxes, and bike storage.
    • 9 ½ month leases are available.
  • Cultural centre: a performance hall with close to 1,000 seats
  • Eight-lane semi-Olympic sized swimming pool
  • Athletic centre that includes gymnasiums, a fitness centre with weightlifting and cardio equipment, and rooms for dance classes, combat sports and racquetball
  • Student café called "Le Carrefour"
  • Library with audiovisual materials and a computer lab
  • Centre for borrowing photographic and audiovisual equipment
  • Childcare centre
  • Coopsco for buying books and school supplies
  • Art supply store offering student rates
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