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Considering Canada for a Graduate Degree? Check out These US Options
Alternatives to Canadian Schools

Don’t wait until it’s too late! If you are interested in attending graduate school in North America, apply to US universities today.

The best US alternatives for Ontario graduate schools
British Columbia
Great US school choices for international graduate students
Old-world charm options in the USA
Canadian Prairie and Rockies
Amazing graduate schools in the US heartland
Nova Scotia
US alternatives for graduate schools in Nova Scotia
US Alternatives for Graduate Schools in Ontario

International students who are interested in studying for their graduate degree at an Ontario school should instead consider schools in the Northeast or New England regions of the US. These schools are located in a similar geographical area, and also have diverse commercial and tourism hubs like Boston and New York (both home to several global company headquarters). Other schools are set in charming small towns, while still being a short train or drive away from bigger cities.

Were you interested in applying to the following universities in Ontario, Canada?

  • McMaster University

  • Toronto Metropolitan

  • University of Toronto

  • University of Waterloo

  • York University

If so, then we recommend you explore the options below. Shorelight’s international-friendly universities offer comparable graduate degree programs and professional opportunities, and no limits on international student visas.

in Graduate Computer Science - Johns Hopkins University - U.S. News & World Report, 2024
Tier 1
business program - UMass Boston - CEO Magazine
Top 100
Best Business Schools - Tulane University - U.S. News & World Report, 2024
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