Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

In the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office, we are very proud of the work we do.  To give you a sense of the scope of activity within our office we have prepared the following set of statistics and facts.  If you have any questions or want to see additional information presented, please contact Rico Natale (rnatale@brocku.ca) at 905-688-5550 extension 3443.

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Scholarships and Awards

Attracting the best and brightest minds is important at Brock.  Annually we award over $5M in merit-based undergraduate awards to incoming and returning students.  According to a recent Canadian University Survey Consortium (CUSC) results, 40% of graduating students reported having received an award during their degree.

In 2014-2015, Brock's endowment will provide over $1,000,000 in awards for undergraduate student scholarships and bursaries.

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Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) Loans

Annually, almost 9,000 Brock students apply for an OSAP Loan -- roughly 46% of the undergraduate students registered at Brock.  In total, Brock students receive approximately $72.5M of financial assistance in the form of interest free loans and grants.

At 4.5%, Brock's OSAP loan default rate is among the lowest in Ontario post-secondary institutions.

According to a recent CUSC survey of graduating students, 64% of Brock students have accumulated debt and the average debt is approx. $15,800.

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Work Study

The Student Awards and Financial Aid Office commits over $1.3 M to student employment on campus.  Annually, over 450 students are hired through the program.