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Top Universities in Canada for International Students

Study in Top Universities in Canada

Canada is home to some of the best Universities in the world, read on to know where to study in Canada

Once you decide to study in Canada, the world’s second-largest country, you will realize that it’s a great future investment in your career. Canada is a country with a modern entity burrowed around spectacular scenery, very promising for a healthy outdoor lifestyle. The country is popular for its natural beauty scenery, a wealth of forest, beautiful lakes and mountains.

The reason why Canadian education is better over other developed countries is that of certain advantages that studying in Canada can bring.

  • One is, the cost of tuition and living fees in Canada are generally lower than in other developed countries without compromising on education quality.
  • Second is an easy visa policy as compared to other developed countries like USA
  • Canadian government encourages students to stay in the country for as long as possible and this brings in many employment opportunities as well.
  • It is also possible to work while studying in Canada.
  • Students who study there receive a top-quality and internationally-respected education, preparing them for professional pursuits in Canada or abroad.

(Get more details about Education system, life, requirements to study in Canada.)

However, the first step is to find a Canadian University which is Ministry of Higher Education approved, that you would like to attend and a study program that matches your goals and ambitions. Once you decide, you can then fill out a free consultation form in the end to learn more about obtaining a study permit and education programs, scholarship availability, eligibility criteria for Canada.

If you already have a university in mind then directly fill out the form below to discuss with us.

List of some of the best accredited public universities for studying in Canada

The most popular Canadian provinces for international students are Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, which between them are home to many of the top and best universities in Canada. Whatever program you choose to apply, Undergraduate degrees in Canada can take either three or four years to complete, depending on the university. Postgraduate degrees last between one and three years to complete, depending on the type of degree.

Let’s get started in the order with the top university.

 

University of Waterloo

 

 

University Information
Global Ranking 163 QS Ranking 2019
Year Founded 1957
Total Students 36600
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 32,181.00
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 80% to 88% (depending on program)
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 90
Top Programs
  • Arts
  • Science
  • Engineering (Civil, Software, Chemical, Computer, Electrical)
  • Business Management
  • Environmental Science
  • English Programs for Academic Success

The University of Waterloo is one of Canada’s top universities located in the heart of Waterloo Region, Ontario, which is a centre of Canada’s technology hub. The University of Waterloo attracts many of the world’s top researchers, students and faculty. Their excellence and the national and global reputation is counted in the hundreds of awards and honours each year. The university specializes in advanced research and teaching in more than 98 undergraduate and graduate programs. The students get experience interning with employers such as Google, Facebook, Amazon. 

 

University of Guelph

  

University Information
Global Ranking 581 QS Ranking 2019
Year Founded 1964
Total Students 24000
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 23,360.00
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 50%  
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 89
Top Programs
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering & Technology

The University of Guelph is located in Guelph, one of Ontario's fastest growing cities and ranked as the best university in the province for it's learning and living environment, and support for international students. There are more than hundreds of opportunities to learn, put your skills to practice in the field and to meet the right people. The University offers bachelor and master degree programs through 7 colleges that include the College of Arts, College of Biological Science, College of Business and Economics, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, and the Ontario Veterinary College. There are more than 100 programs to choose from.

 

 University of Windsor

 

University Information
Global Ranking 651 QS Ranking 2019
Year Founded 1857
Total Students 16000
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 23,900
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 70% to 74% (depending on the program)
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 88
Top Programs
  • Science
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • English Language Improvement Programs
Foundation Programs Available

The University of Windsor is a student-centred education institute located on North America’s international border crossing and facing one of Canada’s most beautiful waterfronts on the Detroit River. The university operates a large campus along the Detroit River and also have access to the sights and sounds of the Canadian city of Windsor and the American city of Detroit. The university offers over 150 undergraduate and graduates academic program including main professional fields such as Law, Business, Engineering, Medicine etc that promise top quality education which will benefits you over the long term and open doors for your future.

 

University of Regina

University Information
Global Ranking 601 Times World University Ranking
Year Founded 1911
Total Students 14800
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 16,213.00
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 65% to 70% (depending on program)
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 80
Top Programs
  • Arts
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • English Programs

The University of Regina has campuses located in Regina and Saskatoon in Saskatchewan, Canada has an attractive study environment for students that encourages creativity, innovation, and new experiences. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate programs in a wide range of faculties including fields such as Arts, Business Administration, Education, Media, Nursing, and Science.

 

University of Saskatchewan

University Information
Global Ranking 461 QS Ranking 2019
Year Founded 1907
Total Students 21800
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 16,593.00
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 70%
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 88
Top Programs
  • Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Environmental Sciences
  • English Programs
  • Kinesiology

The University of Saskatchewan (uSask) is one of the top research universities in Canada and, well known for its beauty, is located in the heart of Saskatoon. Saskatchewan and is home to a wide variety of programs. It is an innovative, accessible, and welcoming place for students, with a wide variety of degree programs in areas such as Business, Law, Arts, Life Sciences, Engineering and Health.

 

University of New Brunswick

University Information
Global Ranking 629 QS Ranking 2019
Year Founded 1785
Total Students 11000
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 14,627.00
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 65% to 75% (depending on program)
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 79
Program Majors
  • Arts & Science
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Programs
  • Business Management & Economics
  • Forestry and Environmental Management
  • English Programs for Academics

 The University of New Brunswick has two campuses located in Saint John and Fredericton, in New Brunswick. is a comprehensive higher education institution from Fredericton, New Brunswick in Canada that offers a variety of bachelor's and master's degree programs. This is Canada’s oldest English university – founded in 1785. 

 

Lakehead University

University Information
Global Ranking NA 
Year Founded 1965
Total Students 8300
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 20,202.00
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 70%
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 88
GRE 300 (for post-graduates, specific programs)
GMAT 500 (for post-graduates, specific programs)
Top Programs
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Programs
  • Science
  • Business Management
  • English Programs for Academics

Lakehead University offers you two beautiful campus locations to choose from: Thunder Bay in Northwestern Ontario and Orillia in Central Ontario.

Students get the experience of Fieldwork and hands-on learning are integral to a high number of our programs, taking advantage of the vibrant, natural laboratories right in our backyard. Their northern landscape also presents ample opportunity for world-class outdoor sports and activities. Students here can opt to take a ski break or hiking trip between study sessions and maintain an ideal work-play balance with ease.

 
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
 

University Information

Global Ranking  701 ( ARWU - Shanghai Ranking)
Year Founded 2002
Total Students 10000
Avg. tuition Fees CAD$ 20,996.00
Admission Requirements 
Min. GPA 70% to 75% (depending on the program)
IELTS 6.5 Overall
TOEFL 84
Top Programs
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Business Management
  • Science
  • Medicine
  • English programs for Academics

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. At the university, we combine hands-on learning with innovative and relevant research in a technology-enriched learning environment.

UOIT's innovative and unique undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to meet your interests and career aspirations, along with the market-driven requirements of employers. When you graduate, you will have critical thinking, innovative research and technological skills demanded by the world's leading employers.

 Other Universities

McMaster University McGill
Bishop University Brescia University
British Columbia Institute of Technology   Brock University
Simon Fraser University University of Manitoba
Thompson Rivers University  Mount Allison University
Carleton University Dalhousie University


So, this was the list of popular and accredited Universities with more than 100 different programs to offer. Before starting to apply in one of the university above, you will need to submit your English language test score. If you have completed your 4 most recent years of full-time education in an English-language school system then register for IELTS, TOEFL, or SAT. Studygram can get you to register for the test.

If you are not ready to take the test, then check out how to prepare for IELTS test or to get an idea of how much preparation is required you can Pre-check your IELTS level.

Do you meet academic admission requirements but fall below English language requirements?

For the Students who fall below English language requirements, these universities also offer an intensive full-term English language program, which is designed to help students to meet standard English language requirements or prepare for a university where English is the language of instruction. For more details contact us.

How to apply to a university in Canada with Studygram?

  • Contact Studygram and book an appointment

  •  Visit our office for a Free Counselling session so we can figure out the right fit study program options for you

  • Make your documents ready including English test score (IELTS, TOEFL, SAT) and, prepare for entrance test (if required)

  • On the behalf of you, Studygram will prepare the application and will apply to universities.

  • Receive the university offer

  • Studygram will get you to register for Entrance Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries (if eligible)

  • Apply for required Canadian visa for you

  • Make travel and accommodation arrangement for you

  • Get ready to attend university.

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