Average OSAP debt

Data on the average amount of OSAP debt owed by students. The data is specific to those who attended programs with typical durations.

Data is for:

  • 4-year undergraduate university students
  • 2-year college diploma students
  • 1-year private career college students

The data fields are:

  • academic year of completion
  • postsecondary sector (university, publicly-assisted college, or private career college)
  • program duration (1 year, 2 years or 4 years)
  • average repayable debt after loan forgiveness applied through the Ontario Student Opportunity Grant

Debt is in nominal dollars with no adjustment for inflation.

*[OSAP]: Ontario Student Assistance Program

Ministry contact: Colleges and Universities

Additional information

Geographic coverage
Last Validated Date
April 25, 2014
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Average OSAP debt

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Date range: April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2013

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    Last Updated: April 25, 2014


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