Study in Canada
Canada is the second largest country in world in terms of area; Canada is gradually becoming a top preferred destination for international students in recent years. Currently, there are about 400,000 international students in Canada and they are there for reasons.
The major reason for Canada being a top destination for International students is the “Quality Education at an Affordable Fees”. The Canadian Government who is heavily investing in higher education has made this possible. To be more specific, Canada is amongst the top 3 countries per capita when it comes to investing in higher education. 98% of the Canadian Educational Institutions are public Universities, which ensures they offer high quality education. In addition, Canadian Universities are consistently ranked in the top 100 universities of the world including 3 in the top 50.
Canada is safe to live and study as it is ranked # 8 out of 162 countries on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries. It is multi-cultural community, open to Internationals. Since July 1 2017 till July 1, 2018, 79.6% population is international. One of the most important things that a student needs to know before deciding on studying in Canada is the cost. Canada is one of the most affordable study destinations compared to the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand. It has opportunity of Permanent Residence – unlike most countries, it wants its International students to stay due to its huge area and small population size. Students are allowed to work off-campus- making sure they reduce the burden on their family. Additionally, Graduate students can take their dependents once they have reached Canada; the process takes just somewhat around 5 weeks.
Tuition and Fees:
Tuition and fees are different in different provinces and are also dependent on the University one attends and the major one study. However, the average tuition for different level is as listed below:
Undergraduate (Bachelor’s Degree) $15,000(CAD)
Graduate (Master’s Degree) $10,000- 16,000(CAD)
Cost of living varies a lot depending on where you live in Canada. Some major cities could be really expensive to live in but you can also find Universities and colleges in locations, which are lot less expensive. Average cost of living ranges from $3,000 to $7,000 (CAD).
There are 3 Intakes in Canada. Two of which are major intakes and one is a minor.
Major Intakes: September and January
Minor Intakes: April/May
Feature of Canada
- Embrace a diverse and cosmopolitan environment
- Live in a safe country with a high quality of life
- Universities focus on research and many praise their ground-breaking discoveries
- English is everywhere
- Many of the top-ranked universities in the world are in Canada
Some of the top-ranked Canadian universities are
- University of Toronto (top 30 best universities in Canada in THE)
- University of British Columbia (top 40 best universities in Canada in THE)
- McGill University (top 50 best universities in Canada in THE)
- University of Montreal (top 150 best universities in Canada in THE)
- University of Alberta (top 150 best universities in Canada in THE)
Most popular study options provided by Canadian universities
- Environmental Science
- Social Sciences
- Engineering and Technology