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Atlantic Canada community colleges enrolments and graduates

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The Daily

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Full-time enrolment in community colleges in the Atlantic provinces totalled 20,400 in the 2005/2006 academic year, equal to the number recorded in 2001/2002.

The number of graduates increased to 9,200 in 2004/2005, up 4.8% from 2001/2002.

Enrolments for the academic years 2000/2001 through to 2005/2006 and the numbers of graduates for 1999/2000 through to 2004/2005, for the five major colleges and related institutions in Atlantic Canada are now available. Data for the remainder of the country will be available in the spring of 2009.

Note: These data are obtained using information from the Postsecondary Student Information System and the Community College Student Information System. Counts refer to career and technical programs along with university transfer and related programs. Data for the New Brunswick Community Colleges enrolments 2005/2006 have been estimated.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5017.

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