Canada's Egalitarian Debate

  • Daniel Zaretsky
Keywords: Research University, North America, Canada, Low stratification in university sector, Tuition cost containment, Research university emphasis


The Canadian university system, principally public and administered by its provinces, is distinct and telling in terms of societal trade-offs. Its most salient distinction in contrast to the United States is the absence of an Ivy League equivalent for undergraduate education, with emphasis on system-wide consistent high calibre and low tuition cost.
How to Cite
Zaretsky, D. (2012). Canada’s Egalitarian Debate. International Higher Education, (66).
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