Education Overview: Canadian Universities and colleges are known for the education excellence. Canada offers a wide choice of over 90 universities and 150 colleges and technical institutes, featuring every imaginable program.

Canada enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world. This assessment is based on factors like educational attainment, life expectancy, national income and quality of life.

Degrees offered by universities:

Undergraduate programs lead to Bachelor’s degree after 3 or 4 years of study. Extensive study and additional credits are involved with honors degrees.

Masters degrees: They require 1 or 2 years of study after the bachelor’s degree and also include a thesis, or research study. Doctoral or PhD: They require a minimum of 2 or 3 years of full-time study beyond the Master’s level and the completion of a thesis.


  • More than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at over 90 universities.
  • The 90 public and private not-for-profit universities are the members of Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
  • The Canadian universities offer a vast range of undergraduate and post graduate programs, professional designations, certificates and diploma courses, and other short career-focused programs.
  • Majority of the Canadian universities have a large number of part-time or continuing education students
  • These universities offer a broad range of courses and a full range of degrees from undergraduate to doctorates; and also offer certificates and professional degrees.
  • Canada, having two official languages –English and French- offers an international student to take a degree either at an English language or French language institution