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Best Universities in Canada 2021 for International Students

January 2021

One of the most prominent study abroad destinations, Canada offers to its students a plethora of options. From quality education at an economical cost structure to alluring stay back opportunities. Universities in Canada have continued to hold immense prominence across a variety of courses.

Irrespective of the uncertainties that the year 2020 brought in, students continued to flock to Canada. With things settling back to normal in 2021, the confidence that students hold in Canada has only increased manifold.

Universities in Canada

  • Universities in Canada offer degrees that range from undergraduate to postgraduate programs, along with the opportunity to undertake professional programs as well. The wide range of courses covers a spectrum of programs.
  • Since this is in many cases funded by the public, high-quality education is offered at economical rates.
  • Students upon the completion of their program receive a stay back of 3 years, depending on the length of the course.

If you are looking to make your future in Canada, and are seeking the best universities, here is the list of those which will offer you immense career progression.

University of Alberta

  • With four campuses in Edmonton and one in Camrose, the University of Alberta has been one of the most prominent universities in Canada.
  • Renowned as the U of A, it offers to its students 388 undergraduate, 500 graduate programs.
  • With over 40061 international students deciding to pursue education in this university, its ranked 4th in Canada and 81st in the world for its research impact.
  • Being amongst the top 5 research institutions in Canada, it is one of the foremost universities in Canada.

University of Waterloo

  • A member of U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada, the University of Waterloo has its main campus on Waterloo.
  • Through the years it has catered to over 30600 undergraduate and 5300 postgraduate students.
  • The university was placed number one for comprehensive research by the Research Infosource 2018.
  • Not just this, but the university is also placed number one in the world of student employer partnership by the QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2019.
  • If you decide to study at the University of Waterloo you will be at the most innovative university in Canada for 27 years, according to Maclean's Magazine 2019.

University of Windsor

  • With more than 16000 students enrolled in a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, the University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-focused university.
  • Courses offered in the university include Business, Engineering, Education, Law, Science, Nursing, Social Work, Human Kinetics and many more.
  • It is an internationally oriented, multi-disciplined institution that enables a broad diversity of students, faculty and staff through education, scholarship, research and engagement.
  • The University is one of the top Public universities in Windsor, Canada. It is ranked #751-800 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.

Entry Requirements

  • The entry requirements to study at these universities in Canada vary according to the course under consideration.
  • However, the general entry requirements to study in Canada include exceptional academic grades and English Language proficiency through the IELTS, TOEFL
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