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Facts and stats
Impact of Canada's universities
1.4Mstudents at Canadian universities in 2019
There were about 1,090,000 full-time and 266,000 part-time students in 2019.
Between March 2009 and March 2019, 1,794,500 new jobs were created for university graduates, twice as many as those created for graduates of all other types of postsecondary education combined.
As a $38 billion enterprise in direct expenditures, universities are significant drivers of economic prosperity. They provide employment for close to 310,000 people.