Canada Education Overview

Canadian Colleges & Universities offer a wide range of opportunities for foreign students to further their careers. Its high quality education is excellent and ranks among the best in the world. Canada could well be the destination of choice for the international student.

Internationally Recognized

Canada’s universities and colleges are world renowned for their high standards and educational excellence. A degree from a Canadian university or college is internationally recognized and considered equivalent to a degree from the United States & other Commonwealth countries.

A survey conducted in Canada, USA, Australia and the UK, at the post secondary level, showed Canada as the best education provider. The country spends more per capita income on education, 7.1% of the gross domestic product, than the average industrialized country, which spends around 5%.

Choice of Subject/Schools

The choice of schools in Canada is wide and varied, from major research institutions to small liberal arts schools. It offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs.

There are more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate degree programs available across the country.


Canada’s lower tuition and living costs create exceptional value. In a 2003 survey complied by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Canada offered the lowest tuition rates for foreign students compared to the U.K., Australia and New Zealand. Thus, International students can save considerably by studying in Canada.

Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada puts the average annual study cost in Canada at $16,200, thus making it an economically viable option.

Tuition fees for universities vary depending on the program and school you choose. On average in Canada, university tuition costs around: $36,100 per year for international undergraduate students and $21,100 per year for international graduate students. (Source: Statistics Canada 2022)

Standardized Tests

Only TOEFL or IELTS is a requirement. Some schools may require SAT, GMAT, GRE etc.


For the past several years, a UN survey has found Canada to be the best place in the world to live. Canada earned high marks for its access to education, high life expectancy; and low crime and violence rates.


There is no common application and students have to fill in the individual forms for the universities and colleges. In some instances, for eg: Ontario Universities’ Application Center has a centralized application processing system for some courses of various universities.

Financial Aid

Students can avail of scholarships and financial aid. It differs from school to school and the student’s qualifications also play a role.

Academic Qualifications Required

For seeking admission to an undergraduate course, a minimum of 12 years of education is the required qualification. For any postgraduate program, you need to have completed 16 years of education i.e.: 10+2+4. This means that you cannot pursue a Master’s course in Canada if you have completed a three-year degree course in India. You therefore need to pursue a one-year postgraduate diploma or a two-year postgraduate degree to fulfill the requirements.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are in demand in various provinces of Canada. Many American companies recruit students directly from Canadian universities on campus.


There are different classes of visas available. Student visas can be obtained by showing intent to study and by also showing how the education will be financed.

Possibility to work in Canada after graduation

International students who have graduated from a Canadian university or college have the opportunity to work in Canada for up to one year or more after they receive their degree or diploma. International students can work on / Off campus without a work permit. However, there are a host of other Student Employment opportunities available for both students who are studying and who have graduated from their studies.

According to the World Bank, Canadian cities rank among the best places in the world to live, work and study.

Study in Canada and maximize the benefits of a Study Permit in obtaining Permanent Residence in Canada.

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