MPHEC releases enrolment, credentials statistics

November 13, 2014

The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (MPHEC) has released new data on enrolment numbers and credentials granted in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Enrolments dipped in NB, from 21,981 full- and part-time students in 2012–13 to 21,223 in 2013–14. The only NB institution to see an increase in  enrolments was UNB-Fredericton. In PEI, enrolments fell from 4,385 to 4,214, while in Nova Scotia they increased slightly, from 44,073 to 44,227. Total enrolments for all 3 provinces fell from 70,439 in 2012–13 to 69,664 in 2013–14. 15,685 credentials were granted across the Maritimes in 2013, compared with 15,250 in 2012. In February, MPHEC had reported that enrolment numbers were holding steady thanks to international and out-of-region students. The MPHEC data also include breakdowns that take into account gender, major field of study, immigration status, and province of residence. Full Enrolment Data | Full Credentials Data