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Fast Facts

Seneca is Canada’s most vibrant college and a leader in post-secondary education. We’re recognized around the world for our career-focused programs, expert faculty, committed staff, and the success of our many graduates. More students choose Seneca than any other college in Canada.


20,855 full-time students (Fall 2011)

Approximately 70,000 continuing education registrations annually

More than 3,500 international students from 113 countries (Fall 2011)

More than 4,400 full and part-time employees (2011)

More than a quarter of Seneca students are the first in their family to pursue post-secondary education

43% of Seneca’s full-time students have a different first language than English

15% of Seneca’s full-time students and 42% of Continuing Education students have previously studied at university.

More than 3,000 students have been advised on degree transfer opportunities.

Seneca offers pathways to degree programs with more than 50 partner institutions locally and abroad.

On average, Seneca students receive almost $9 million a year in financial support from the College and its donors.

More than 8,000 students graduated from Seneca in 2010/2011.

93% of employers who hired Seneca graduates report that they are satisfied or very satisfied.

Programs and Facilities

10 campuses across the City of Toronto and York Region, including locations in North Toronto, Markham, King City and at York University

More than 146 full-time programs and 135 part-time programs, including:

  • 19 Ontario College Certificates
  • 59 Ontario College Diplomas
  • 29 Ontario College Advanced Diplomas
  • 27 Ontario College Graduate Certificates
  • 11 Bachelor’s Degrees

Top 5 programs (by enrolment numbers):

  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Accounting
  3. Accounting and Finance
  4. Police Foundations
  5. Liberal Arts, and Social Service Worker (tied)

Our community Campuses specialize in training and re-employment services for internationally trained professionals, academic upgrading for college eligibility and support for students seeking Second Career Program funding