About Us

Our Journey and Commitment

Dawson College, situated in the vibrant heart of Montréal, stands as a pillar of educational excellence. Since its establishment in 1969, our focus has been on delivering exceptional programs and cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and resilient Dawson community. As a prominent and well-established educational institution in Quebec’s CEGEP network, Dawson College has deeply ingrained itself in Montreal's academic landscape. Our students, faculty, and staff represent a rich tapestry of languages and ethnicities, mirroring the multicultural essence of Montreal. This diversity profoundly enhances the college experience, providing a warm and engaging atmosphere for learning and growth, preparing students to embrace their roles as productive and responsible global citizens.

Quick Facts


day students
Where minds meet, and knowlege ignites - a bustling hub 8,000 daily learners.


faculty and staff
Guided by 1,176 dedicated mentors, shaping the future one student at a time.


students in Continuing Education
Unlocking potential with 1,870 individuals on a path of lifelong learning.


graduates since 1971
A community of success, boasting 105,466 proud alumni and counting
Discover our Programs

Discover our Programs


career programs
Diverse pathways to success, offering 22 distinct career-oriented programs.


pre-university programs
Nurturing dreams and aspirations through 6 pre-university programs.
  • 6 ALC Profiles
  • 8 Social Science Profiles
  • 2 Science programs and 4 profiles


Dawson Blues intercollegiate and competitive teams
Bound by passion, 17 teams embodying the spirit of competition and camaraderie.

Commitment to Sustainability

Dawson College embraces sustainability and pledged to be Carbon Neutral Forever in 2018. We have been recognized with numerous accolades for our dedication to sustainability through our Living Campus initiative.

Learn, Grow, and Thrive with Dawson

Join our diverse student body and experience a nurturing educational environment with unparalleled opportunities for growth and development. Discover how you can be a part of Dawson College by exploring our admissions page.

Last Modified: June 4, 2015