Cégep de Sherbrooke

The Cégep de Sherbrooke is a public pre-university college located in the city of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Its website indicates that it has an annual student population of more than 6,500 and over 750 paid staff members.[1]

Cégep de Sherbrooke
MottoCréateur de réleve
Motto in English
Creator of dreams
Undergraduatespre-university students; technical
Location, ,
CampusUrban 10 acres
Coloursblue, green
AffiliationsACCC, CCAA, QSSF, AUCC,
WebsiteCégep de Sherbrooke


The college traces its origins to the merger of several institutions which became public ones in 1967, when the Quebec system of CEGEPs was created.


The 10 acre campus includes 6 academic pavilions, academic laboratories, a sport centre (le Cap), a theatre (Alfred-Des Rochers), a residence, and plenty of green space. An agricultural centre is located in Coaticook.


The college offers two types of programs: pre-university and technical. The pre-university programs, which take two years to complete, cover the subject matters which roughly correspond to the additional year of high school given elsewhere in Canada in preparation for a chosen field in university. The technical programs, which take three years to complete, applies to students who wish to be career-ready; however, many students choose to pursue a university degree. In addition, the Continuing Education Centre offers a wide variety of credit courses and programs with flexible scheduling.


The College of General and Vocational Education is affiliated with the ACCC, and CCAA.


The college participates in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association,

See also


  1. Le Cégep, Cégep de Sherbrooke, accessed 25 February 2011.

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