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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 268,600 international students pursuing post-secondary education in Canada in 2013/14
  • In 2013/14, the top five places of origin were China, India, France, South Korea and the United States.
  • In 2012, over 45,500 students from Canada studied abroad.


Study Abroad student: Canadian pursuing a full degree program abroad

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