There are more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate degree programs available in Canadian universities, as well as professional degree programs and certificates. In Canada, there are 90 Universities and 42 SPP Colleges. The difference between Universities and SPP Colleges is that the Universities offer the academic programs and SPP Colleges offer the specialized courses and they are comparatively less expensive than the Universities.
SPP (Student Partners Program) programs are very popular it is designed in partnership between the Canadian Visa Offices in India and (ACCC). The Association of Canadian Community Colleges for the purpose of improving the outcomes of visa applications for Indian students who want to go for studies abroad, the main objective behind this program was to streamline admission and visa process for Canadian Community Colleges which would increase the number of visas issued to Indian students for studying at Canadian Community Colleges.
The degree and diploma from Canadian institutions are among the most widely recognized in the world. The education system in Canada encompasses of both public and private institutions.
- University colleges: As a component of the Canadian university system, University colleges offer students a choice of either academic oriented university degree programmes or the more practical –oriented diploma and certificate.
- Universities: Canadian universities are largely public funded and as a result, offer consistently high quality education at lower tuition rates for international students than their counterparts in competing countries. They offer a broad range of courses and degree from Undergraduate to Doctorate and also certificate and professional degrees.