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Algonquin College seeing best ever enrollment figures

The school is not only seeing more students enrolling in its programs from far and wide, but also right here in the Ottawa region.
Algonquin College.

For the second year in a row, Algonquin College is seeing a jump in enrollment numbers across the board.

At 20,018, the college has registered the highest level of full-time post-secondary and graduate certificates in its history.

The figure represents a 7% increase over last year.

"We are early in the term and these numbers are still being finalized, but it's already clear that we are going to beat all previous records," said Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen. 

According to school officials, Algonquin has seen a year-over-year increase in international student enrolment of 42%.

The college has registered record enrolments for new and returning students.

Domestic enrolments are also up 2% at the school this year.

Algonquin College is the largest polytechnic institute in Eastern Ontario, offering more than 185 programs in multiple disciplines.


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