Promising universities for study in Canada

An excellent education in the best universities in Canada is one of the most popular destinations for immigration from Russia. Today, promising intellectuals can consider this option in order to move to a highly developed country for permanent residence in the future, get a prestigious position and build an excellent career. If you are serious about your studies and are determined to fulfill your dream, then this article is for you. After all, universities in Canada are open to Russians, as well as to other foreigners.

Why do prospective students choose Canada and what do they need for admission?

The level of prestige of education in Canada is a serious competitor to studying in the United States for several reasons.

  1. Moderate requirements for the knowledge of applicants for admission.
  2. Uncomplicated application process.
  3. High level of the educational process.
  4. Affordable prices for education in universities in Canada in comparison with educational institutions in the United States.
  5. A wide range of opportunities for self-realization after graduation.

The model of Canadian education at High School differs from the Russian one in terms of time frame. Schoolchildren study here for 12 years. Nevertheless, Russian graduates can count on admission after completing 11 grades, since the level of knowledge will be appropriate.

So, what do yesterday's schoolchildren from Russia need to enter the university?

  1. Certificate of complete secondary education.
  2. Report card.
  3. Explanatory motivation letter, where you need to set out in detail the criteria for your choice of a university and a specific specialty.
  4. Letters of recommendation from teachers in the chosen profile.
  5. Certificate of passing the TOEFL / IELTS language proficiency test.

If your English is not "strong" enough, you can apply for a preparatory program. The price for a six-month language learning program will depend on your level of training and the intensity of your studies. This is approximately 7,800 CAD (452,000 rubles).

The cost of studying at universities in Canada will depend on the chosen university. On average, this amount starts from 17,000 CAD per year (986,000 rubles) with the award of a bachelor's degree. The duration of training is 4 years. A master's degree will cost significantly more - from 30,000 CAD per year (1,740,000 rubles).

Without exaggeration it can be said that universities in Canada give students a "start in life." Upon graduation, young specialists can expect to receive a Post Study Visa, as well as a place of work. And this means that in a couple of years you can return the finances invested in education.

Rating of promising universities in Canada

The choice of a Canadian university for foreigners depends on the level of training, wishes and financial capabilities of the applicant. So, if you are not experiencing financial difficulties, you can consider educational institutions that are among the three leaders in the world ranking.

  1. The University of Toronto is the most prestigious educational institution in Canada, ranking 18th in the world. The international ranking is due to its strong research and development activities. Every year the status and high educational level is confirmed by the outstanding success of the graduates. Among them there are 10 nobeliates, 5 prime ministers of Canada and 4 foreign leaders. The huge territory of the university with dormitories occupies 10 blocks. The university offers a huge variety of educational programs for bachelors, masters and doctors of science, and the teachers are the best professors.
  2. The University of British Columbia is the oldest multidisciplinary university in British Columbia. Approximately 20% of students are foreigners. The educational institution is divided into 2 campuses, the main of which is located in Vancouver. On its basis, a plant research center and several botanical gardens have been developed. In the world, the educational institution ranks 34th.
  3. McGill University is located in the province of Quebec in Montreal. The active scientific activity of the research university helped him earn world recognition. A strong pedagogical base, prestige and the latest technologies used to train future specialists determine the 42nd place in the world ranking.

If you are considering "ordinary" higher educational institutions, then you should pay attention to such universities as:

  • Thompson Rivers University is a university located in British Columbia with over 20 educational programs. After graduating from any of them, 92% of graduates receive a work permit for up to 3 years, after which you can count on the status of permanent residence. In addition, living in this province will cost about 30% less than in other parts of the country. The campus has everything you need for a comfortable study and leisure. Tuition fees - from 16 800 CAD per year.
  • Ryerson University is a University of Toronto that trains professionals in the arts, engineering, architecture, business and design. The educational institution offers its students to gain not only theoretical knowledge, but also practical skills, through cooperation with leading companies in Canada. Tuition fees start from 27,000 CAD.
  • University of Manitoba - the largest university in Manitoba, annually offering students an education in one of 50 specialties. In addition to the high level of the educational process, the educational institution offers talented students a scholarship for success, as well as participation in a university hockey team. Tuition fees from 15 500 CAD.

As you can see, it is quite possible to enter a university in Canada, for those who are already planning their future today.