Montreal is one of the best student cities in the world. It was ranked number one in the QS Best Student Cities 2017, ahead of London and Paris. Montreal stands out among other cities of its size for its low cost of living.
Housing is much more affordable in Montreal compared to other big cities in North America and Europe. Housing affordability, cost of living, recreation, arts and entertainment are all important factors to for international students to consider when choosing a study destination.
The city is home to some 185,000 students Montréal attracts more than 25,000 international students from over 150 countries.
It is also one of the biggest employers of college graduates, particularly in the fields of IT and aerospace industries, as well as for graduates of business and management programs.