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Academics and education

Academic profile

  • Nearly 50% of the respondents attended a Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel (CEGEP) in Quebec prior to admission to Concordia and more than 25% attended another university or a college.
  • Students who are immigrants to Canada, refugees and those with temporary resident status are more likely to have attended another university or college (39% to 53%) or a high school outside Canada and the United States (13% to 35%) before their admission to Concordia University.

Student athletes

  • 1% of student respondents play a varsity sport.

Level of parent or legal guardian education

  • Approximately 50% of Concordia students who responded to the census have a parent or legal guardian with a university diploma.
  • Student respondents who have parents or legal guardians with an undergraduate (31 to 36%) or master’s degree (13 to 25%) are more likely to be Canadian citizens by naturalization or have a temporary residency status.
  • Student respondents with parents who did not complete high school (15 to 25%) are more common among students who are aged 35 to 54 years old, refugees and those who identify as Indigenous.
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