Number of community college campuses in Canada: 900
Total enrolment: 900,000 full-time, 1.5 million part-time
Number of international students who enrol each year: approximately 6,000
International student tuition range (2009): $5,500 - $12,000
Definition: government-regulated post-secondary institutions providing academic education and career training. Also called institutes, institutes of technology, technical colleges, regional colleges, CEGEPS (in Québec), university colleges or simply colleges.
Credentials offered: 1- to 2-year academic and pre-professional certificates, diplomas, 2-year associate's degrees, 4-year applied degrees, 3- to 4-year specialized bachelor's degrees, University Transfer programs.
Advantages: affordable tuition fees, credit transfer toward Canadian university programs, small classes, industry connections, bridging programs, language and personal support.
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