Perks of Studying in Canada

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Do you know that Canadians make up to 68,000$ per year with a College Degree? and the numbers go up to 81,000$ for those who hold a bachelor’s degree?

According to Statistics Canada, Census of Population in 2016: The average income of a Canadian Resident with High School Diploma was approximately 55000$. If you hold an Apprenticeship Certificate, then you can potentially make up to 72000$.

A lot of students struggle with the selection of College or University and which Country to go for Higher Education or to Settle. Today we are going to compare Canadian Provinces based on International Tuition Fees, Living Costs, Average Salary as Part-time or Full-time Employee and How easy it is to get a Study Visa, Work Permit and eventually Immigration

Canada is an attractive Country for Students, and that is because of its transparency in the Process of College or University Admission, Selection of Skilled Workers for Immigration and its Low Tuition Cost compared to the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and many European Countries.

You must be thinking of Germany, Italy, and many other countries where fees are low. You may be right but then let me remind you that the procedure of getting a Study Visa, Work Permit and eventually Immigration or a Passport to Canada is far easier comparatively and the choice of Colleges and Universities you have in Canada is much wider. You do not need to spend years learning a language to become eligible for permanent residence. If you speak English or French, you can still get Canadian Residence in as early as six months with a bachelor’s degree.

As per QS World University Rankings: 3 Canadian Universities rank amongst top 50 in the World which is McGill University based in Montreal, Quebec. Toronto University based in Toronto, Ontario, and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Ontario has been a top choice for most International Students because of its decent-sized salaries of up to 85,645$ per year with a bachelor’s degree and an average salary of 32,487$ per year as a Part-Time Employee holding an Apprenticeship Certificate, High School or College Diploma. Ontario has the highest number of international students in Canada. In 2019, it hosted some 48 per cent of Canada’s international student population which is nearly 307,000 students. Annual Tuition Fees for International Students in Ontario lies between 9,834$ to 92,782$ depending on the type of Program and Level of Education. For Example, if you want to do a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, computer, or information science then the average tuition fee per year is 42,444$, and a Law School Program could cost you up to 47,000$ per year as per Statistics Canada. However, Good news is that, if you plan to acquire a master’s degree from Ontario, then tuition fees lie between 10,366$ to 87,816$ per year, which makes it an attractive option for International Students. Living Costs in Ontario can go down to 750$ per month depending on the standard of living and usually shared hostels cost less compared to Private Accommodations. A 250 sq feet studio apartment may cost up to 600$ in a non-posh area. It can accommodate 3 to 4 students with approx—550-650$ per person after electricity, transport, mobile, internet and food bills cumulatively. Ontario based International Students and Workers can Apply for Permanent Residence through Express Entry program which may take up to 6 months and almost all other provinces except Quebec follows a similar timeline and rules for Immigration. To get a Full Career Road Map, you can Fill up our Free Assessment Form on Our Website, and we will be happy to assist you. 
Quebec’s Tuition Fees for International Students in bachelor’s and master’s degree lies between 17,042$ to 36,330$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in Quebec can go as low as 600$ per month depending on the standard of living, and usually Shared Hostels cost lesser compared to Private Accommodations. A 250 square feet studio apartment could cost up to 500$ in a non-posh area. Average Salary in Quebec falls in a range of 48,000$ to 75,000$ depending on the most recent qualifications and work experience. A Part-time job can get you around 20,000$ per year. Getting Immigration via Quebec requires some knowledge about the French Language to get a CSQ (Certificate of Selection in Quebec) which becomes the base of your Canadian Immigration through Quebec which is why many International Students migrate to other Provinces to pursue their Career Goals and to Immigrate permanently without prior French Language experience.
British Columbia‘s International Student Fee for a bachelor’s or master’s degree lies between 6,649$ to 71,697$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in BC can go as low as 650$ per month depending on the standard of living, and usually Shared Hostels cost less compared to Private Accommodations. Average Salary in BC falls in a range of 58,000$ to 68,000$. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 24,000$ per year. 
Alberta‘s International Student Fee for a Bachelors or Masters Degree lies between 8083$ to 63,341$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in Alberta can go as low as 750$ per month, depending on the standard of living. Average Salary in Alberta falls in a range of 70,000$ to 95,000$ depending on the most recent qualifications and work experience. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 28,000$ per year. 
Manitoba‘s International Student Fee for a Bachelors or Masters Degree lie between 8,811$ to 45,916$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in Manitoba can go as low as 600$ per month. Average Salary in Manitoba falls in a range of 53000$ to 78000$ depending on the most recent qualifications and work experience. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 23,500$ per year.
Nova Scotia‘s International Student Fee for a Bachelors or Masters Degree lies between 13,399$ to 33,762$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in Nova Scotia can go as low as 600$ per month, depending on the standard of living. Average Salary in Nova Scotia falls in a range of 49000$ to 72000$ depending on the most recent qualifications and work experience. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 21,500$ per year. 
New Brunswick’s International Student Fee for a bachelor’s or master’s degree lies between 8,688$ to 21,064$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in New Brunswick can go as low as 525$ per month. Average Salary in New Brunswick falls in a range of 45000$ to 74000$ depending on most recent qualifications and work experience. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 20,500$ per year.
Newfoundland and Labrador’s International Student Fee for a bachelor’s or master’s degree lies between 4,028$ to 30,000$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in NL can go as low as 600$ per month. Average Salary in NL falls in a range of 50000$ to 83000$ depending on the most recent qualifications and work experience. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 23,750$ per year. 
Prince Edward Island’s International Student Fee for a bachelor’s or master’s degree lies between 9,687$ to 67,830$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in PEI can go as low as 475$ per month. Average Salary in PEI falls in a range of 42000$ to 68000$ depending on the most recent qualifications and work experience. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 19,500$ per year. 
Saskatchewan’s International Student Fee for a bachelor’s or master’s degree lies between 4,487$ to 22,532$ for most of their Programs. Living Costs in Saskatchewan can go as low as 675$ per month. Average Salary in Saskatchewan falls in a range of 62000$ to 88000$ depending on the most recent qualifications and work experience. On Average, a Part-time job can get you around 28,500$ per year. 
To wrap up this article, we can conclude that it is a wise idea to study in one of the provinces where the Tuition Fee is the lowest and then Migrate to another province for Job Hunt where the Salaries are High. Remember, you will be able to get a Postgraduate Work Permit after completion of your educational program from any of the provinces. Typically a 2-year masters program brings you a three-year Postgraduate Work permit that allows you to work in any province across Canada. You can also fill our free assessment form to find if you are eligible for a study visa, work visa, or Canadian Immigration. 

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