Student enrollment in postsecondary institutions in Canada, by program type 2018

This statistic shows the total number of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions in Canada in the academic year 2017/18, distinguished by type of program. In 2018, almost 1.06 million students were enrolled in an undergraduate program in Canada.

Number of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions in Canada in 2017/18, by program type

Type of programNumber of students
Undergraduate program1,057,440
Career, technical or professional training program511,905
Graduate program (second cycle)153,003
Pre-university program87,411
Non-program (credit, undergraduate)66,042
Non-program (non-credit)62,187
Graduate program (third cycle)54,303
Basic education and skills program27,717
Post-baccalaureate non-graduate program22,047
Post career, technical or professional training program20,808
Qualifying program for career, technical or pre-university18,696
Health-related residency program15,678
Non-program (credit, other postsecondary)9,618
Non-program (credit, graduate)4,329
Other programs2,460
Undergraduate qualifying program2,250
Graduate qualifying program (second cycle)102
Graduate program (above the third cycle)3
Graduate qualifying program (third cycle)3
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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2017 to 2018

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