Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.48
Liaison William Clancey
Submission Date Jan. 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Durham College
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.36 / 4.00 Chris Rocha
Director, Financial Aid & Awards
Financial Aid
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

The financial aid office serves students by finding ways to minimize the cost of attendance for low income students. This includes:

• OSAP program
• Institutional bursary program - Durham College takes a portion of tuition and reinvests this into institutional student aid (4.5 million dollars in 2019 - number is based on enrollment) On Campus Employment Program
Enriched Academy – Online Financial Literacy Modules (see attachment)

A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

• Aboriginal Centre
• Indigenous bursaries
• Crown wards – Living & Learning grants for students
• Rise Program

Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:

Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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