Georgian College ranks first in overall international student satisfaction among 11 Ontario colleges and sixth globally among 182 institutions that participated in the 2016 International Student Barometer (ISB) autumn wave survey. The ISB survey is the largest and most extensive survey of international students globally.
The survey covers four categories, spanning arrival experience, learning, living and support. Georgian’s highest scores included such key areas as program content, expert lecturers, quality housing, learning support, online and physical libraries, arrival support, visa advice, safety, campus environment and orientation.
Georgian has been growing in popularity with international students over the past several years. In 2013, the college’s international student population was almost 700 students from over 40 countries. In 2017, that number has swelled to more than 1,500 international students from over 65 different countries.