Postsecondary Education Partners' Gateway

Welcome to the Postsecondary Education Partners' Gateway – a resource for ministry and sector stakeholders, as well as students and their families.

Find information on industry guidelines, updates, reports and legislation. You can also find out about student loan default rates, graduation rates, and graduate employment rates by program and institution.

This site will grow as more information becomes available, and in response to feedback from users. If you have comments or suggestions, please let us know.

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A new French-language university for Ontario

Ontario intends to create a new standalone French-language university in Central and Southwestern Ontario. The new university will increase the availability and range of French-language postsecondary programs in the region. Learn more about the proposed new French-language university.

Transforming Ontario's Postsecondary Education System

Learn about Ontario's Postsecondary Education transformation:

Seeking input on a postsecondary international education strategy

Working with students, faculty, institutions, and select community partners, Ontario is developing a comprehensive postsecondary international education strategy that will help create stronger opportunities for international collaboration, research and innovation, ensuring Ontario's postsecondary system remains globally competitive.

Supporting Success for Aboriginal Learners

Ontario is committed to increasing Aboriginal peoples' access to and success in postsecondary education, and closing the gap in attainment and achievement between Aboriginal learners and all learners. Learn more

The Aboriginal Postsecondary Education and Training Policy Framework (PDF, 3.06 MB) was designed to help improve opportunities for First Nation, Métis and Inuit learners – whether they live in remote areas or in urban areas. It is a plan for the ministry and its partners across the province who work each day to support Aboriginal learners and their education and training needs.

The Aboriginal Postsecondary Education and Training Policy Framework Progress Report: Achieving Results through Partnerships (PDF, 2.13 MB) highlights progress made in improving Aboriginal learners' access to, participation in, and completion of postsecondary education and training programs in Ontario.

Ontario Graduate Policy Research Challenge (OGPRC)

Are you currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a graduate or post-graduate program at a publicly assisted Ontario university or college? Is your research focused on postsecondary education, employment or labour market issues? If so, the Ontario Graduate Policy Research Challenge might be for you.

OSAP Default Rates and Repayment Assistance Usage Rates

To help students assess the financial risk and learn about prior student loan borrower outcomes, the ministry collects and publishes the following indicators by institution and program for Canada-Ontario Integrated Student Loan (COISL) recipients:

  • OSAP default rates
  • OSAP Repayment Assistance Plan (RAP) usage rates
  • combined OSAP Repayment Assistance Plan usage and default rates

Learn more: OSAP loan repayment results

Graduation Rates and Graduate Employment Outcomes
Public Institutions

Graduation Rates and Graduate Employment Outcomes — Private Institutions in Ontario

Review of Ontario's Labour Market Related Postsecondary Credential Mix

In April 2014, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities hired the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation to review the mix of labour market focused credential options and opportunities available in Ontario's publicly assisted postsecondary education system to ensure successful student and labour market outcomes. Learn more

Performance Requirements of Private Postsecondary Institutions

Private postsecondary institutions that offer programs in Ontario must meet specific performance requirements in order for their students to be eligible to receive financial aid through the Ontario Student Assistance Program. Version 10.1, October 2016.