Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.92
Liaison Julien-Pierre Lacombe
Submission Date Nov. 14, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Ecole de Technologie Superieure
PA-7: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.51 / 4.00 Olivier Ringuet
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Students services
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Does the institution have policies and programs to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

ÉTS provides its students with over $2,2 millions in financial support every year in the form of scholarships or student employment. It also gives more than 60 scholarships per year for all students with financial difficulty.


A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:

Students Services offer various services, such as emergency and recovery funds, food donations during the Christmas holiday period (Christmas baskets), budget consulting services, financial support scholarships, the study program, etc.

-Emergency and recovery funds: financial assistance in the form of loans or grants according to financial need
-Christmas Baskets: food donations and a given prepaid card at the Metro grocery store to students in need
-Work-Study Program: program that subsidizes student employment on campus for students in financial difficulty
-Financial support scholarship: depending on personal and family situations, this scholarship financially helps students in need by supporting them towards academic success
-Loans and Grants Program: The Quebec government offers a financial assistance program for low-income students


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide and prepare students and families from low-income backgrounds for higher education:
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A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

Financial support scholarship: Depending on personal and family situations, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students in need by supporting them towards academic success.


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

ÉTS concluded a collaboration agreement with the Government of Quebec's financial support to studies, which provides financial accessibility to studies for low-income students. This financial assistance provides students with a minimum income in the form of loans and grants based on allowable expenses and personal income.


Does the institution have policies and programs to support non-traditional students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:
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A brief description of the institution’s on-site child care facility, partnership with a local facility, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:

The university welcomes in one of its building (pavilion B) the Centre de la petite enfance (CPE) Technoflow, which is a child care facility. Nearly 100 places are available in priority for children of students and employees as well as families of the district.


A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:

The governement of Quebec offers a loan and scholarship program for students with a high functional deficiency or with kids under 6 years old (12 yeard old for single parent) under their charge who study part time with 6 credits and more. ÉTS advertise the program, support students efforts and try to meet all their needs. The fact of having dependent children is favourably taken into account in our evaluation of applications for the ÉTS financial support scholarship program.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (tracking accessibility and affordability)? (If data is not available, select 'No'):
Yes

The percentage of entering students that are low-income (0-100):
51

The graduation/success rate for low-income students (0-100):
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On average, the percentage of need that was met for students who were awarded any need-based aid (e.g. as reported to the U.S. Common Data Set initiative, item H2) (0-100):
100

The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt or for whom no out-of-pocket tuition is required (i.e. the percentage of graduates who have not taken out interest-bearing loans) (0-100):
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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 (0-100):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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