Getting to Know LaSalle College

Founded in 1959, LaSalle College is a Canadian private post-secondary educational institution specializing in vocational and pre-university programs. Their programs bridge college level education and the various outlets, be it the industry, organizations or university. Located downtown Montreal, LaSalle College is the largest bilingual college in North America.

LaSalle College offers over 60 programs to choose from, taught mostly by teachers who are professionals in their respective field. All programs are designed by industry experts and a strong emphasis is placed on gaining professional experience before graduating. Most programs have an integrated internship that is required to graduate. Students can also take part in work-study programs that allows them to experience a paid internship during the summer months.

An international college

The College counts over 17 000 students spread across nine countries and 23 campuses. This international presence has gained recognition around the world. The Montreal campus alone receives students from over 90 different countries.

A Sought-After diploma

The College proposes 3 types of diplomas, recognized by the Ministre de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur (MEES):

  • Diploma of college level studies (DEC)
  • Attestation of college level studies (AEC)
  • Diploma of vocational studies (DEP)

A diploma of college studies (DEC) can either give a student access to university or the job market. An attestation of college studies (AEC) serves to reorient one’s career or quickly acquire a skill set applicable in the job market. A diploma of professional studies is a high school level diploma that prepares students for direct employment.

With a LaSalle College diploma, a graduate gains:

  • A diploma accredited by the government and internationally renowned
  • Professional contacts in their respective fields
  • Work experience thanks to internships or work-study experiences
  • A new-found awareness of global issues

One college, five schools

LaSalle College has six schools under one banner. Each school specializes in their respective industries, on top of offering general education courses (literature, philosophy, physical education, a second language and complementary courses).

While studying, students can also take part in a work-study program (ATE) that gives a chance for them to do paid internships during summer months.

Services that contribute to student success

LaSalle College offers a complete range of services with no extra charge that help students achieve academic success.  Here’s a list to name a few:

The Montréal campus is located at:

2000 Sainte-Catherine Street West Montréal,
Québec H3H 2T2

To reach us, dial 1 514 939-2006 or our toll-free number, 1 800 363-3541.

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