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Advance Studies - Fast Facts

All figures are based on the 2010/11 academic year unless otherwise noted.

 

Post-Secondary Education Institutions

Public Institutions

  • Memorial University of Newfoundland (www.mun.ca opens up in new window)
    • St. John’s campus
    • Fisheries and Marine Institute (St. John’s)
    • Grenfell Campus, Memorial University (Corner Brook)
    • Harlow, England
    • Institute Frecker (St. Pierre, France)
  • College of the North Atlantic (www.cna.nl.ca opens up in new window)
    • 17 campuses located throughout Newfoundland and Labrador
    • State of Qatar

Private Training Institutions

  • 25 private training institutions located throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

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Enrolment

Post-Secondary Education – Newfoundland and Labrador

Institution

September 2010

Memorial University of Newfoundland 18,649
College of the North Atlantic 7,178
Private Training Institutions 3,225

Grand Total

29,052

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Tuition

Newfoundland and Labrador’s public institutions have some of the lowest tuition rates in Canada. Tuition rates are frozen at these levels until 2011/12.

Memorial University of Newfoundland (Undergraduate)
$2,624 per semester (includes compulsory fees)

  • 49% lower than the national average of $5,138

College of the North Atlantic
$1,452 per semester

  • 46% lower than the national average of $2,676

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Student Debt

Net Student Debt by Institution (Provincial and Federal Loans)

Institution

Program

2009/10

College of the North Atlantic 1 Year $7,944
2 Year $13,693
3 Year $20,347
Private Colleges 1 Year $9,746
2 Year $20,220
Memorial University of Newfoundland Undergraduate $21,104
Fisheries and Marine Institute $21,353

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Apprenticeship

  • Newfoundland and Labrador offers:
    • Inter-provincial Certification for 49 trades and provides training for 30 of these trades.
    • Provincial Certification for 10 trades and provides training for 7 of these trades.
  • In 2010, Newfoundland and Labrador had 6,158 active Registered Apprentices.
  • In 2009, Newfoundland and Labrador issued 718 Journeyperson Certificates.

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Budget Information

These figures are for the 2011/12 fiscal year.

Post-secondary education budget is $530,109,700 (a 115.4% increase since 2003/2004)
Funding for MUN - $366.3 million (a 152.1% increase since 2003/2004)
Funding to CNA - more than $94 million (an increase of 77% since 2003)

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