Covering most of the northern part of the North American continent, Canada is the second-largest country in the world (after Russia), with a total land area of 9.9 million square kilometers. It stretches from the Pacific Ocean on the west, and to the Atlantic Ocean on the east. Northern Canada reaches into the Arctic Circle, while southern Canada stretches below the northern points of the United States (with which it shares the longest border in the world). The capital city is Ottawa (in the province of Ontario). Students from all over the world come to study in Canada.
In 2008–09, there were over 80,000 international students in Canadian universities, constituting 7.7% of the total enrolment. The main countries from which students came were China, the U.S., France, India, and South Korea.
Canada is one of the best destinations for International students. Studying in Canada would be a beautiful experience for anyone, literally, since Canada is ranked as the BEST PLACE in the world to live. Because of its access to education, high life expectancy and low, crime rates, Canada is very attractive destination for students throughout the world.
Of more attraction to Indian students is the fact that Canada welcomes immigrants with open arms. Thus who complete their education can decide upon staying back and complete the immigration process to enjoy the best life in the world. As a country of immigrants, Canada places a high-demand on multicultural diversity.
Education in Canada claims one of the highest rates of post secondary education completion in the world. Education in Canada is under the complete jurisdiction of the provinces and territories (states) and such, there is no Federal (Central) education system in Canada. In keeping with national commitment to education, public education in Canada is free up to and including secondary school (12th Std.) in all the provinces. At the post secondary level, institutes are divided into community colleges and universities. Post secondary institutions are located throughout the country; there are approximately 70 universities and 80 colleges in Canada.
Canadian colleges and universities accept either TOFEL or IELTS scores as proof of English proficiency.
Undergraduate/ Bachelors level
Graduate/ Post-Graduate level
CAN$ 10,000-CAN$ 12,000 per year