Canadian universities drawing more American students

May 17, 2018

The number of American students heading to Canada has grown steadily since 2015, according to Susan Donaldson James. While the “Trump-effect” has reportedly contributed to upticks in American enrolments in Canada, undergraduate students have also cited affordable tuition and better career opportunities as motivating factors to cross the border. “Canada provides for you in the way that the US used to, but doesn't anymore, ” stated computer science student Jacob Klemmer. According to educational adviser Ted de Villafranca, however, American colleges still command the most applicants. “What has shifted is that now students are willing to think about North American options rather than just U.S. options,” he said. Pacific Standard