Canada is now the most educated country in the world, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Canada has about 163 recognized (well known)public and private Universities (including theological Schools) and 183 recognized public Colleges and institutes, including those granting applied and bachelor’s degrees
Canada occupies the northern half of the North American continent, with a landmass of 9,093,507 km2, making it the second-largest country in the world after Russia.
Canada is a multicultural and diverse country. The majority of Canadians are of European ancestry, primarily descendants of the early French and British colonists, as well as later immigrants from eastern and southern Europe.
Though admission process and requirements vary from institution to institution in Canada. Below you can find undergraduate requirements for most Canadian Tertiary Institutions.
All applicants to undergraduate programs must submit:
- A completed application form;
- An official high school transcript (or attested copy) (if applicable);
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (if any);
- A detailed chronological resume to demonstrate educational achievements, work experience, progression, community involvement, volunteer experience, and other related experience; and
- A Letter of Intent (LOI) that clearly explains why the applicant is applying and outlines the student’s academic intentions.
- Documentation confirming their high school completion was awarded, if not already indicated on official transcripts; and
- Proof of English language proficiency as specified in the “English Language Proficiency” section. IELTS is most widely recognized and accepted English proficiency test in Canada, however, some universities and colleges accept TOEFL.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is responsible for the Government of Canada’s participation in major International Scholarship Programs. DFAIT provides support to international scholars in Canada, which is often reciprocated by foreign governments which support Canadian scholars in their countries.Scholarship packages is only available for high achieving international students.