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McGill University, Arts Building

With four universities, seven other degree-awarding institutions, and 12 CEGEPs in an {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} radius, Montreal has the highest concentration of post-secondary students of all major cities in North America (4.38 students per 100 residents, followed by Boston at 4.37 students per 100 residents).<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Higher education (French)

  • Université de Montréal (UdeM) is the second largest research university in Canada and ranked as one of the top universities in Canada. Two separate institutions are affiliated to the university: the École Polytechnique de Montréal (School of Engineering) and HEC Montréal (School of Business). HEC Montreal was founded in 1907 and is considered as one of the best business schools in Canada.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation

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Additionally, two French-language universities, Université de Sherbrooke and Université Laval have campuses in the nearby suburb of Longueuil on Montreal's south shore. Also, l'Institut pastorale des Dominicains is Montreal's university center of Ottawa's Collège Universitaire Dominicain/Dominican University College. The Faculté de théologie évangélique is Nova Scotia's Acadia University Montreal based serving French Protestant community in Canada by offering both a Bachelor and a Master program in theology.

Higher education (English)

  • McGill University is one of Canada's leading post-secondary institutions, and widely regarded as a world-class institution. In 2014, McGill was ranked as the top University in Canada for the ninth consecutive year by Macleans,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation

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The education system in Quebec is different from other systems in North America. Between high school (which ends at grade 11) and university students must go through an additional school called CEGEP. CEGEPs offer pre-university (2-years) and technical (3-years) programs. In Montreal, seventeen CEGEPs offer courses in French and five in English.

English-language elementary and secondary public schools on Montreal Island are operated by the English Montreal School Board<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and the Lester B. Pearson School Board.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> French-language elementary and secondary public schools in Montreal are operated by the Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM),<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys (CSMB)<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and the Commission scolaire Pointe-de-l'Île (CSPI).<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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