Quebec Students

CEGEP Admission Requirements

For admission to all CEGEP programs, every student must have the Quebec Secondary School Diploma (DES) or the equivalent**. In addition, all students must complete the following courses, or the equivalent including:

  • Secondary V Language of Instruction
  • Secondary V Second Language
  • Secondary IV Science or Physical Science
  • Secondary IV Math
  • Secondary IV History

Students with a DES missing any of the above subjects may be admitted, space permitting, but will be required to complete remedial courses.

**T.E.N.S. Attestation of Secondary Studies (High School equivalency Diploma) does not meet admission requirements.

Academic Documentation Required

  • A photocopy of Secondary V (Grade 11) mid-year academic results with provincial course codes included  (this is not required by students attending a school that transmits grades electronically to Dawson College)
  • If attending a post-secondary institution, submit mid-term results as well as transcripts of any final academic results achieved to date.

Other Documents Required

A clear photocopy of of your birth certificate:

  • If born in Quebec, your application must include a photocopy of your birth certificate issued by the État civil of Québec
  • If born elsewhere in Canada, your application must include a photocopy of your birth certificate that includes your place of birth.
  • If born outside of Canada, your application must include a photocopy of your birth certificate issued by the state, accompanied by the original of an official English or French translation (if necessary) and a clear photocopy of proof of status in Canada.

Specific Program Requirements

To view specific program requirements click on one of the following links:

Programs offered in Fall 2017 
Programs offered in Winter 2018



Last Modified: September 21, 2017