Trends in the Age Composition of College and University Students and Graduates - ARCHIVED

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This article examines changes in the age composition of college and university students over time. It also examines these changes by other student characteristics, including sex, status as an international student, and program level. Finally, it relates changes in the composition of postsecondary students to changing patterns of participation in college and university in Canada.

The data for this analysis are provided by the Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS). Data on age are currently available for the 1992 to 2007 period for university students and for the 2000 to 2006 period for college students.

Issue Number: 2010005
Author(s): Dale, Meghan
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