INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN DOCTORAL PROGRAMS IN CANADA

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN DOCTORAL PROGRAMS IN CANADA

Canadian universities with the largest doctoral programs

University

Number of students

University of Toronto

4,929

Univérsité de Montreal

3,141

University of British Columbia

2,811

McGill University

2,514

University of Alberta

2,397

Univérsité Laval

2,139

Univérsité du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

1,410

University of Calgary

1,323

York University

1,311

University of Western Ontario

1,290



Canadian doctoral programs with the most international students

University Number of international students

University of Toronto

936

University of British Columbia

807

Univérsité de Montréal

621

University of Alberta

582

McGill University

537

Univérsité de Laval

444

University of Waterloo

384

University of Calgary

303

University of Western Ontario

282

Simon Fraser University

243



Canada’s top 5 most popular doctoral programs for international students

Program Number of international students enrolled

Engineering

1,809

Physical sciences

870

Social sciences

780

Biological and biomedical sciences

720

Computer and information sciences

354



(Source: Canadian Association for Graduate Studies "37th Statistical Report 1992-2005," 2008)