Stats Dashboard 2019/20

Below you will find a general reflection of the 2019-20 academic year.

People

The OAC community includes:

  • 590 associate diploma students
  • 2,535 undergraduate students
  • 385 thesis-based master's students
  • 145 course-based master's students
  • 235 PhD students
  • 600 staff
  • 147 faculty

Enrollment Data

7.7 % of our student community are international students. 

Our students identify as:

  • 66.4% Female
  • 32.6% Male
  • 1% Other

They are studying in the following areas:

  • Animals (32%)
  • Environment (17%) 
  • Agriculture (16%)
  • Communities (11%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Business/Economics (7%)
  • Plants (6%)
  • Equine (4%)

Graduation Data

In 2019-20, we celebrated the graduation of :

  • 263 associate diploma students
  • 461 bachelor's degree students
  • 210 graduate diploma and master's degree students
  • 36 PhD students

New Student Awards

  • 15 new awards created worth $50,000
  • 212 donors supported these new awards
  • 18+ students will be annually supported by these new awards

Research Activity During COVID-19

  • MARCH 17, 2020:The Province declared state of emergency and U of G closed; access to research facilities permitted only for maintenance and preservation of critical infrastructure and living organisms.
  • APRIL 13 – JUNE 15: 63 OAC principal investigators (+ 295 students and research staff) were given permission to undertake research activities deemed timesensitive and/or critical.
  • JUNE 29 – AUG 20: 62 OAC principal investigators (+ 300 students and research staff) received approvals to phase in more research activities.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, 100 OAC principal investigators have been able to conduct research, not including research that continued remotely without interruption. Many OAC researchers have also:
    • Participated in response committees
    • Conducted COVID-19 research
    • Given media interviews
    • Published special COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Research Funding

Our researchers have also secured $604,570 in funding toward COVID-19 related research: 

  • $401,250 in external funding for 7 research projects
  • $203,320 in U of G (internal) funding for 12 research projects