Universities in Canada are on the rise, in fact, the QS World University Rankings® 2019 counts 26 Canadian universities, ranked according to six indicators, including the reputation of employers and universities.
Here’s a quick look at the top 10 Canadian universities in this year’s global rankings, as well as a look at how its other institutions are performing.
10. Queen’s University
The Queen’s University, based in Kingston, Ontario continues to rank the 10 the best university in Canada, although slightly fell to 239 the place worldwide this year. It’s one of the best oldest Canadian universities, it’s founding in 1841 predates the founding of Canada itself (by 26 years).
9. University of Calgary
Ranked at 229th in the world in 2019, the University of Calgary has five campuses, including a secondary campus in Doha, Qatar, opened in 2007, and focused on nursing education.
8. Western University
Western University is located in London, Ontario, and is ranked 214th in the world for the first time in 2019, earning the highest score of this top 10 for its percentage of international faculty, ranking 62’th in the world.
7. University of Waterloo
Listed together at 163’th in the world in 2019, the University of Waterloo is in the top 100 worldwide in its citation indicator per faculty member. It was established in 1956, making it one of the youngest universities in Canada.
6. University of Montreal
Among the leading Canadian universities, the University of Montreal, established in 1878, is still the country’s first francophone institution at 149th rank.
5. McMaster University
Ranked 146’th in the world in 2019 and the 5’th largest universities in Canada, the McMaster University is based in Hamilton, Ontario, and is especially famous for its medical school.
4. University of Alberta
Slightly down compared to last year but 4’th among Canadian institutions, the University of Alberta ranks 109’th in the world and is mainly based in Edmonton. It is a huge economic engine for the province of Alberta, which contributes 5% of its annual gross domestic product (GDP).
3. University of British Columbia
It gains four places this year to rank today in the top 50 in the world at 47’th in the world, the University of British Columbia is located in Vancouver and Kelowna in British Columbia (western province of the country ). It counts among its graduates eight Nobel Prize winners and 71 Rhodes scholars.
2. McGill University
McGill University Ranked 33 the largest in the world this year, just five points behind the University of Toronto, the McGill University has the best score for its percentage of foreign students out of the top 10, with almost the best students from some 150 countries.
1. University of Toronto
The University of Toronto holds its first-place position among the best universities in Canada, climbing three places to rank 28’th largest in the world this year. She scored highest for its academic reputation (18’th in the world) and also appears in the top 50 for its reputation among graduate employers.
The other 16 universities in Canada are:
Simon Fraser University – ranked 26’th world rank
Dalhousie University – ranked 279’th rank
The University of Ottawa – ranked 289’th rank
The University of Victoria – ranked 359’th rank
Laval University – ranked 402’th rank
The University of Saskatchewan – ranked 461’th rank
Concordia University – ranked 464’th rank
York University – ranked 481’th rank
The University of Quebec – ranked 541-550
The University of Guelph – ranked 581 to 590
The University of Manitoba – ranked 601 to 650
Carleton University – ranked 651 to 700
Memorial University of Newfoundland – Newfoundland – ranked 651-700
The University of Sherbrooke – ranked 651-700
The University of Windsor – ranked 651-700
Ryerson University – ranked 801-1000