QC report examines changing enrolment at universities, English-language cégeps; stability at French-language cégeps


The Government of Quebec’s Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) has published its findings on the linguistic breakdown of QC postsecondary students. The OQLF report found that the number of students attending French-language universities rose by about 55,000 students or 31.5% between 2002 and 2021, while attendance at English-language universities increased by about 20,000 students (35.6%). The cégep student population stayed stable at about 55,000 students over the last 14 years, as did the number of students enrolled at French-language cégeps. Enrolment at English-language cégeps increased by about 800 students (9%) over the last 14 years.

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