LaSalle College is a privately owned college with international ties. It is best known for spearheading the LCI Education network which spans five continents and 23 higher education institutions around the world.
At LaSalle College, our teachers are industry experts and stay up-to-date on the latest trends. They know how to prepare students for the future so that they can hit the ground running when they enter the job market.
True to its founder’s values, LaSalle College places entrepreneurship at the heart of its mission. Our practical, real-world educational projects allow our students to build their entrepreneurial skills.
At LaSalle College, creativity is in our DNA. Our creativity-based programs, activities and installations have all been specifically designed to inspire creativity and innovation.
We used advanced computer equipment for our virtual reality, clothing technology laboratory, VFX and video game programs. No matter what you’re studying, we provide you with the technology that you need to thrive!
Innovation is education. At LaSalle College, you will not only develop a deep intellectual curiosity, ethical compass and sense of leadership but will learn how to use the latest trends and technology to your advantage.
LaSalle College’s active and collaborative approach to learning has reinvented the traditional classroom. We have transformed all of our classrooms into innovative learning spaces that offer ergonomic furniture, interactive whiteboards, art installations and cutting-edge technology. Just because we’re downtown doesn’t mean that we can’t have real trees, hanging plants and living walls. After all, we’re a green college!
On their part, our FLEX classrooms offer additional flexibility to students by allowing for HyFlex learning, meaning both in-class and distance learning, simultaneously. Our FLEX rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology to ensure that online learning is of the highest quality, while making the experience enjoyable for both the students in the classroom and the teachers! Their user-friendly design and state-of-the-art equipment make these classrooms a must in the digital age!
Leading the way in online education for over 20 years, LaSalle College offers several DEC and AEC programs that can be taken from the comfort of your own home.
On top of offering online training programs, LaSalle College recognizes the importance of the entire student experience: flexible learning methods, personalized support and coaching, online services, a sense of community and industry-leading courses. Enjoy the LaSalle College experience online!
We take pride in the fact that we are one of the most flexible colleges in Québec offering accelerated studies. Students can start a DEC in January and finish it in less time!
- Finish a three-year technical DEC in just two and a half years
- Finish a two-year pre-university DEC in just 1 and a half years
LaSalle College is located in the heart of downtown Montréal on Sainte-Catherine Street, the most famous commercial strip in the entire metropolis. There are three metro stations, several Bixi terminals and more than 15 bus routes within walking distance of the College. You can’t miss us!
On top of being the largest bilingual college in North America, we are one of the only college-level educational institutes in Québec that offer bilingual DEC programs. No more compromising!
If you want to learn a new language or fine-tune your language skills, Languages Across Borders (LAB) Montréal specializes in teaching second languages and helps students adapt, live and work in a new linguistic environment. LaSalle College students get a 15% discount on part-time language classes at Languages Across Borders (LAB), located in the basement of the College!
At LaSalle College, we welcome all students just as they are. Open-mindedness, cultural diversity and respect are our core values. We provide students with comprehensive training in a warm, inclusive and dynamic environment. International students from more than 100 countries around the world make up over 40% of the College’s student population. This multicultural setting allows our students to broaden their horizons and become better global citizens.
You can get help writing your resume, preparing for interviews, looking for work and much more while you’re studying and even after graduation. Career Services is closely attuned to the job market. It sponsors several different activities to promote networking with different stakeholders in the employment industry.
LaSalle College knows that work experience is in high demand by employers, that is why we offer a Work-Study Program (WSP) that allows you to undertake two paid internships during your studies to gain work experience related to your field of study. Having WSP on your resume will speed up your job hunt.
Creating a positive student experience is one of our top priorities. We have put together a special team whose mission it is to ensure that all students have an unforgettable student experience. We offer services and activities that you can enjoy throughout the entire school year. These perks include student services, career services, sports teams as well as many student outings such as the sugar shack and the trip to Tadoussac. Whether you like sports or culture, our lineup of activities will get you excited about getting involved.
At the start of the school year, new students will be paired with a mentor who can answer any of their questions and make the transition to school life as seamless as possible. Feel free to meet with them!
Our teachers enjoy several significant benefits that allow them to grow professionally and provide better learning conditions for their students:
- They have more available hours to allocate to their students;
- They benefit from an annual budget that allows them to keep up to date in their industry and to improve their teaching skills;
- They have more autonomy and pedagogical freedom to keep their course content up to date;
- They receive a salary up to twice as high as teachers at other private colleges;
- They have greater flexibility in their schedules, thanks to online training, for which all parameters have been defined.
The distinction of Excellence, the highest level of certification with Cégep Vert du Québec is based on the principle of continuous improvement. We care about environmental issues, sustainable development, ethics and promoting healthy lifestyle choices.
We not only recycle and compost as much as possible but have done away with plastic straws and bottles. All of the containers used in the cafeteria are either recyclable or compostable and we promote local products and businesses whenever possible.