Enrolment Data

In Nova Scotia we are fortunate to welcome students from around the world to our campuses, each year. Our province’s many excellent schools, the lifestyle, and welcoming attitude makes us an ideal destination for students looking to experience International Study, which is why so many choose to come here.

  • Currently students from 153 countries are enrolled in Nova Scotian secondary and post-secondary institutions.
  • Nearly 15.8% of all university students in Nova Scotia came from countries other than Canada. This compares to about 8% nationally.
  • Nova Scotia’s population is small but mighty: 940,600 people live here. The province is home to 10 degree-granting universities, a 13-campus community college system, hundreds of secondary schools and several excellent language schools.
  • Altogether, students make up about 18.5% of the province’s population.