INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN MASTERS PROGRAMS IN CANADA

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN MASTERS PROGRAMS IN CANADA

Canadian universities with the largest master’s programs

University

Number of students

University of Toronto

7,092

Univérsité de Montreal

6,837

University of British Columbia

5,235

Univérsité Laval

4,242

Univérsité du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

4,230

University of Calgary

3,987

University of Alberta

3,669

McGill University

3,492

York University

3,336

Univérsité de Sherbrooke

3,204



Canadian master’s programs with the most international students

University Number of international students

University of British Columbia

1,161

Royal Roads University

1,128

Univérsité du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

888

University of Toronto

732

McGill University

705

Univérsité de Montréal

699

University of Calgary

609

Concordia University

>558

University of Alberta

534

Univérsité Laval

441



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

Program Number of international students enrolled

Business and management

3,696

Engineering

2,109

Social sciences

1,455

Physics and life sciences

1,209

Mathematics and computers

1,104



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