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.

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Tuition Fee Framework and Ancillary Fee Guidelines, Publicly-Assisted Universities

The Tuition Fee Framework and Ancillary Fee Guidelines are intended to give direction to publicly-assisted university-level institutions on how to implement the 10% Tuition Fee reduction in 2019-20 and the Tuition Fee freeze in 2020-21, as set by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. These guidelines will be in effect for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years. (March 29, 2019) 

This publication is also available in a PDF version, 149 KB.

Career Ready Fund

Find out how to get funding to offer hands on learning opportunities for college and university students.

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

OSAP and 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 11, June 2017.

Graduation Rates and Graduate Employment Outcomes

Public Institutions

Private Institutions

Available for archival and research purposes:

International Postsecondary Education Strategy

Download "Educating Global Citizens", Ontario’s plan to improve the student experience for both domestic and international students, support economic growth and ensure a sustainable postsecondary education system.
(PDF, 1.4.MB, May 2018)

Transforming Ontario's Postsecondary Education System

Learn about Ontario's Postsecondary Education transformation:

Supporting Success for Indigenous Learners

Ontario is committed to increasing Indigenous peoples' access to and success in postsecondary education.
Learn more

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.

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