January brings record winter, int’l enrolments

Niagara College’s enrolment continues to grow, as more than 950 students began their studies at NC this January – a 12 percent jump over last year’s winter enrolment of 854.

“More and more students are recognizing the value of a college credential in today’s competitive job market,” said Niagara College acting president Steve Hudson. “Here at NC this trend, along with our growing reputation for student satisfaction and success, is translating into consistent enrolment growth.”  

Among the students beginning studies this January are 200 international students who are enrolled in diploma or degree studies, and more than 100 who are enrolled in English as a Second Language classes. This brings NC’s international enrolment to more than 1,200 students from 80 different countries.

Niagara College’s total enrolment, which includes full-time postsecondary, apprenticeship and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, is well in excess of 9,000 students.

Most Niagara College programs offer accelerated January-start formats with semesters running into the summer. The January-start option also provides another intake for man competitive programs, offering flexibility to students who wish to upgrade their pre-admission requirements.

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