Which Canadian University is Right for Me?

When is the Deadline to Apply?

Each school has their own deadline. You should make sure to submit your application well before this deadline.

Canadian schools are flooded with applications every year. As the deadline approaches, schools become more selective. The more reputable schools are especially competitive, so the earlier you get your application in, the better.

Which Canadian University is Right for Me?

Canada has a selection of post-secondary institutions of different sizes and specialties. Here’s a list of five of the country’s most recognized schools, and a description of each to help get you started!

  • University of Toronto (UofT)
    The University of Toronto is likely one of the Canadian schools you have already heard of! International students choose UofT for its academic excellence and vibrant campus life. 20,000 of them, to be exact. It is also located in the downtown core of the world’s most diverse city.
  • University of British Columbia (UBC)
    UBC is North America’s most international university. Thirty percent of UBC’s student population is international—16,188 students from 156 countries. Located on Canada’s beautiful west coast, the university is part of busy Vancouver. UBC is an excellent choice for those interested in living in a city while still having access to nature. Living in Vancouver means easy access to the beautiful outdoors, including forest, ocean and mountains.
  • McGill University
    McGill has an international reputation for excellence. It’s no wonder it has a population of more than 12,000 international students. Although it is in the French province of Quebec, McGill is an English university. The city of Montreal is known as one of the best cities to live in as a student. The cost of living is low and it is home to a vibrant artistic and cultural scene.
  • Université de Montreal (UdeM)
    UdeM is one of Canada’s highest ranking universities, and a great option for those interested in studying in French! Located in the city of Montreal, UdeM and its affiliate schools serve 9,500 international students each year.
  • McMaster University
    McMaster is one of the world’s top 100 universities. Located in Hamilton, Ontario, the university is only an hour drive from Toronto. Hamilton is experiencing a significant job boom in the tech sector. This is great news for those interested in working during or after their studies!