Concordia, McGill report out-of-province application decline amid proposed tuition hike


Concordia University and McGill University have both indicated that they have seen a significant drop in applications from out-of-province students amid discussions pertaining to the Government of Québec’s proposed tuition hike for out-of-province students. Concordia President Graham Carr recently stated that the university has witnessed a 16% drop in applications from out of province students and a 33% decline in international student applications, while McGill Principal Deep Saini said that the university has experienced a “catastrophic” 20% drop in applications so far this year. According to the Montreal Gazette, when asked if McGill would consider moving some operations out of province, Saini replied that the university leadership would “look at all options.”

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