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About Canada

Canada draws its sizable international student population from around the world, with Asian, North American, as well as European countries all represented among the top ten leading places of origin for international students in Canada. Canada’s educational institutions and associations and its federal and provincial governments are keenly interested in student mobility.


Fast Facts: Canada

  • There were over 263,800 international students pursuing post-secondary education in Canada in 2015
  • In 2015, the top five places of origin were China, India, France, the United States, and South Korea.
  • In 2014, over 45,800 students from Canada studied abroad.

Source: CBIE

Definitions
Study Abroad student: Canadian pursuing a full degree program abroad

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