New international undergraduate students  - top 5 source countries (Fall 2012)

The figure shows the top source countries o.f international students illustrasted by varying size of circles.  China, India, Pakistan, South Korea and Nigeria are the top 5 countries. Data for this figure are in the Data Table section.


Top five source countries of new, first-year, undergraduate students by country of citizenship in Fall 2012

Data Sources

University Statistical Enrolment Report (USER) database for Country of Citizenship
Student Administration System (SA) as of final government count date for registration information including international status (Fall 2012)

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Full-time and part-time, new, first year (1A), fall registered undergraduates by country of citizenship (based on country of citizenship field from the University and Statistical Enrolment Reporting (USER) system))
  • Visa status of international Students registered at the Federated University and Affiliated Colleges (FUAC)


  • Students with Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident status

Data Table

Country of Citizenship % of International Undergraduate Students
China 45%
India 11%
Pakistan 7%
Korea, South 6%
Nigeria 4%