A comparison of postsecondary enrolment trends between domestic and international students by field of study


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Author: Choi, Youjin; Hou, Feng


Recent years have witnessed a small decrease of domestic student enrolments and a growing number of international students in Canadian postsecondary programs. This study examines the relationship of changes in domestic students' postsecondary enrolments with the influx of international students during the 2010s. This study provides one of the first empirical analyses of the relationship in the context of Canada, adding to the literature that had been based mainly on the United States and the United Kingdom. Using enrolment data from the Postsecondary Student Information System, a fixed...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Participation; Higher education; Tertiary education; Providers of education and training; Finance; Statistics

Keywords: International students; Postsecondary education; Enrolment; College; University; Trend; Educational level; Funding; Data analysis; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2023

Physical description: 25 p.

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Series: Economic and social reports; vol. 3, no. 9, September 2023

ISSN: 2563-8955

Catalogue no. 36-28-0001

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 154.63

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