Number of international students in Canada crosses the 1 million mark

Published 30 January 2024

The number of international students in Canada has crossed the 1 million mark.

According to the news outlet Globe and Mail, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Canada's number of international students with study permits crossed the 1 million mark in 2023.

Of the million-plus study permit holders, 526,015 were in Ontario, 202,565 were in British Columbia, and 117,925 in Quebec. Leading universities in Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec include the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, and McGill University.

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