La Cité is the largest francophone college in Ontario. It offers more than 140 diploma, certificate, continuing education, distance and university transfer programs, as well as a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology. It has a main campus in Ottawa, satellite campuses in Hawkesbury, Alfred and Toronto, and a state-of-the-art skilled trades centre in Orléans. A suite-style student residence is available at the main campus. A selection of La Cité programs is also available to Grade 11 and 12 francophone students in Ontario.
Most of the programs on La Cité’s diverse roster are offered on the main campus, which consists of 10 buildings connected by tunnels and skywalks. Among the programs offered are media, tourism, applied sciences, forestry, interior design, and security. The Alfred campus, which has its own student residence, offers courses in farming, food, and nutrition, such as agricultural technology and nutrition management and food services. Meanwhile, the 57,000-sq.-foot skilled trades centre has programs like welding, masonry techniques, carpentry, and electrical engineering technician.
The bachelor of biotechnology program is the only francophone program of its kind in Canada.