With files from the Toronto Star.

A survey conducted by Higher Education Strategy Associates has found that most Ontario university students prefer a four-year bachelor degree over a three-year one.

The Ministry of Colleges and Universities is currently considering changing the length of degree programs the three years, and offering more year-round and online options.

Over 850 students participated in the survey, and 64 per cent stated that they find the four-year degree to be more valuable.  Students say they prefer the pace set by four-year degrees  despite the financial advantages of three-year programs.

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