Facts and Figures

Canada’s social sciences and humanities research community

Full-time professors: 24,000 Footnote 1
Full-time doctoral students: 21,000 Footnote 2
Full-time master’s students: 46,000 Footnote 2


Footnote 1

Statistics Canada, University and College Academic Staff System (UCASS) survey database (2010-11)

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Footnote 2

Statistics Canada, Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) survey database (2013-14)

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SSHRC funding (2015-16)

Number of applications received: 13,300
Number of experts involved in peer review: 5,500
New grants, fellowships and scholarships awarded: 4,100
Value of all grants, fellowships and scholarships supported: $353.3 million