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In 2011 an estimated 59% of those aged 25 to 64 in Brandon reported a university or college certificate, diploma or degree and 86% of the population aged 25 to 64 have a high school graduation certificate or higher.

One of Brandon’s most significant advantages is local access to post-secondary institutions. There are over 3,000 students in Brandon University alone, with Faculties of Arts, Education, Graduate Studies, Science, a School of Health Studies, and a renowned School of Music. And the Manitoba Emergency Services College is a great example in terms of a one-of a kind educational opportunity in Manitoba.

 

Brandon’s Education & Training Institutions

Post Secondary Enrollment Statistics

Income by Education Levels 2011

 

Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree City of Brandon (CY 2011)
Highest Certificate, diploma or degree (Population 25 to 64 years) Brandon CY 2011
No. %
No Certificate, diploma or degree 3,260 14
High School certificate or equivalent 6,575 27
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,085 13
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,270 22
University certificate, diploma or degree 5,720 24
Total Population 25 to 64 23,910 100

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey

 

  

Canadian Comparison of Educational Attainment Aged 24 to 64 Years 2011
       Brandon (CY)          Canada         Manitoba    
Total population aged 24 to 64 years                         23,910     22,935,460  623,940
No certificate, diploma or degree 14% 13% 17%
High school certificate or equivalent 27% 23% 26%
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 13% 12% 11%
College, CEGEP, certificate of diploma 22% 21% 19%
University certificate, diploma or degree 24% 31% 27%
Total - Post Secondary Graduates 59% 64% 57%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey

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