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Most international students prefer colleges over universities.

By 22 October 2023February 8th, 2024No Comments

According to figures by IRCC, the number of international students enrolled in college programs is on the rise. In 2014, only 18% of study permit applications were made for college certificates and diploma programs. In 2018, this figure increased to 38.3% – Canada issued 133,761 study permits for college students. 57,768 (16.5%) study permits were issued last year to the international students enrolled in Bachelor degree programs, 28,793 (8.2%) study permits were granted to Master students and 5,302 (1.5%) to the Ph.D. students. In total, Canada issued 349,641 study permits in 2018.

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