OUAC data sees 8.4% growth in applications from ON secondary school students

January 24, 2022
New data from the Ontario Universities Application Centre has revealed major shifts in Ontario high school student application numbers compared to last year. Overall, ON universities received 8.4% more applications for a total of 511,893. In terms of % difference, the strongest growth was noted at Ontario Tech University (33.4%), University of Guelph (22.1%), and Algoma University (18.9%), while the greatest declines were seen at Laurentian University (-43.5%), Université de l'Ontario français (-26.3%), and Université de Hearst (-11.8%). ONFR+, reports that while UOF saw a notable drop in applications from ON high school students, more applicants opted for UOF as their first-choice institution. OUAC (PDF) | CTV News (Laurentian) | ONFR+ (UFO) (ON)