Heritage Announces the Top 10 Universities and Colleges as Chosen by their Canadian RESP Beneficiaries in 2014

TORONTO (January 14, 2015) – Heritage Education Funds Inc. (Heritage), a leading Canadian provider of fixed income Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs), is thrilled to announce the Top 10 post-secondary institutions for 2014, as chosen by the Canadian beneficiaries of Heritage RESPs. Heritage has been helping families for 50 years, providing flexible ways to save for their children's post-secondary education.

For the third year in a row, the University of Toronto ranked as the top-selected school, with 16% of Heritage beneficiaries attending. The University of British Columbia was a close second with 14%, and York University rounded out the top three with an impressive 13%.

"This past year was a great one for Canadian students, and I would like to congratulate all our top schools for 2014," said Jason Maguire, President of Heritage Education Funds Inc. "The fact they were chosen by our beneficiaries is reflective of their overall quality and dedication to academic excellence. We're looking forward to what 2015 will bring!"

The entire list of Top 10 schools is as follows:

Heritage 2014 Top 10 List

  • University of Toronto
  • University of British Columbia
  • York University
  • Ryerson University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Alberta
  • McMaster University
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Ottawa


Since the inception of the Plan in 1988, Heritage has surpassed one billion dollars in payouts* to Heritage subscribers, since inception of the plan - assisting over 440,000 Canadian families save for their children's post-secondary education through a Heritage Registered Education Savings Plan.

Heritage congratulates all students pursuing a post-secondary education in 2015; we're incredibly proud to be part of making your dreams a reality.


About Heritage Education Funds Inc.

Heritage Education Funds Inc. is one of Canada's leading providers of fixed income RESPs (Registered Education Savings Plans) and is the distributor of the Heritage and Impression Plans. Heritage's objective is to encourage parents, grandparents and other interested adults to save for a child's post-secondary education through a planned education savings program. For more information about Heritage, and the Heritage Registered Education Savings Plans, please visit HeritageRESP.com.


* Payouts consist of Principal contributed by Subscriber, Educational Assistance Payments and Government Grants, Grant Interest, Self Determined Option interest, and sales charges refund. 

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