Canada ranks 3rd highest in percentage of international students
According to UNESCO, over 4.6 million higher education students study abroad and Canada has welcomed a large number of them. According to the latest Project Atlas report, the country has ranked third among those that host the largest shares of international students in comparison to their total higher education populations. At 15.2%, it follows only Australia (23.8%) and the U.K. (21.1%)
Aiming for 450,000 international students by 2022, Canada seems to be on the right track to meet its goal, affirms ICEF Monitor. In 2015, Canada had already hit the mark of 353,570 students.