More Ontario students graduating from college, university

May 14, 2009

In the past 5 years, the percentage of students in Ontario graduating from college has jumped from 57% to 65%, while for undergraduate students completing university the percentage has increased from 74% to 78%. 39% of 18- to 24-year-olds are attending college or university today, compared to 35% in 2002-03. 100,000 more students are going to college or university than there were 6 years ago -- an increase of 25%. The number of graduate students at provincial universities has grown by 48% since 2002-03. Ontario News Release