Facts and stats
Impact of Canada's universities
1.7Mstudents at Canadian universities in 2014-2015
There were 979,000 full-time students and 312,000 part-time students in 2014-2015.
Between June 2008 and June 2015, about twice as many net new jobs were created for university graduates than for college and trades graduates combined.
As a $35 billion enterprise in direct expenditures, universities are significant drivers of economic prosperity. They provide employment for close to 250,000 people.