Facts and stats

Impact of Canada's universities

  • 1.7M
    students at Canadian universities in 2014-2015

    There were 979,000 full-time students and 312,000 part-time students in 2014-2015.

  • 1M+
    new jobs

    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.

  • $35B

    As a $35 billion enterprise in direct expenditures, universities are significant drivers of economic prosperity. They provide employment for close to 250,000 people.

Our websites

  • Universitystudy.ca

    Website helps students find study programs, universities and more
  • Universityaffairs.ca

    Canada’s most authoritative magazine of information about and for Canada’s university community.
  • Universityworks.ca

    Testimonials from students and CEOs on the benefits of co-ops and internships for future career-readiness.
Universities Canada