Vanier College

Vanier College | Montréal, Quebec | Founded 1970

(Courtesy of Peter Durand/VCSA)

Founded in 1970, Vanier College is an English-language college in the Saint-Laurent borough of Montreal. With a relatively compact campus, Vanier occupies 10 buildings, each identified by a different letter of the alphabet and built at different points in history, from the early 19th to late 20th century.

Vanier has over 6,700 full-time students in more than 25 programs. Pre-university programs include commerce, liberal arts, music, health science and social science. Technical programs include architectural technology, business administration, industrial electronics, nursing and special care counselling. An additional 2,000 students are enrolled in the school’s Continuing Education Department.

Vanier’s sports teams are called the Cheetahs. The school fields teams in basketball, football, volleyball, soccer and rugby.