CHEC the Facts

 

  • 34 member campuses in 7 provinces across Canada

 

  • 11 universities, 16 colleges, 11 seminaries and 4 graduate schools

 

  • 16,100 students enroled (total unduplicated headcount)

 

  • 11,900 undergraduates and 4,200 graduate-level students

 

  • 1180 international students from 31 countries

 

  • 77% retention rate

 

  • 2050 undergraduate certificates/diplomas and degrees awarded

 

  • 663 graduate certificate/diplomas and degrees awarded

 

  • 47% graduation rate after six years

 

  • 73% employment rate six months after graduation

 

  • 200,000 alumni living and working in 85 countries

 

  • 1400 faculty (full- and part-time)

 

  • 13:1 average student/faculty ratio

 

  • 2.9 million total library/bibliographic holdings and databases

 

  • $400 million in total operating budgets

 

  • $40 million in funds raised

 

  • $2 million spent on faculty development and research

 

  • $100 million in endowment funds

 

(Figures are based on data submitted for the 2015-16 academic year)

 

We will continue to post more facts about CHEC as they are gathered.