Ontario college applications increase 4%

January 24, 2008

Preliminary application statistics indicate a 4% increase in applications to Ontario's colleges this year.  OCAS (the Ontario College Application Service) has received 54,429 applications, as of one week ago.  Colleges Ontario's president states, "the increase confirms that greater numbers recognize the importance of college education and training."  Approximately 60% of Ontario first-year PSE students head to college, while just over 40% go to university.