Top Universities in Canada
26 universities in Canada are featured among the world’s best in the edition of QS World University Ranking. Three are in the global top 100, the other nine Canadian universities are ranked in the top 300. Here are the worlds top 10 universities of Canada.
1. University of Toronto
2. McGill University
The McGill University was founded in 1821, now ranking 35th in the world, 2020, and has around 40,500 students, of which 25% are international. It is located in Montreal, the university blusters the highest number of Rhodes Scholars (142) and Nobel Prize winners (12) among all Canadian universities.
3. University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia is ranking to 51st in the world this year, but remains the third-highest-ranked university in Canada. It is Located in Vancouver and Kelowna in British Columbia, it has about 62,900 students, adding 14,434 international students from 162 countries.
4. University of Alberta
The University of University of Alberta was founded in 1908, South Korea’s Korea University, is ranking 113th in the world and is mainly based in the city of Edmonton. The university educates around 37,830 students from 143 countries and has an annual impact of CA$12.3 billion on Alberta’s economy.
5. Université de Montréal
Université de Montréal, established in 1878 is Canada’s highest-ranked Francophone university, ranking 137th in the world and one of the top 10 employers in the Montreal region. It is one of the most active Canadian universities in research, with research revenue of more than half a billion dollars.
6. McMaster University
The McMaster University, founded in 1887 in Toronto but relocated to Hamilton, Ontario in 1930, is ranking 140th this year in the world same as last year. McMaster is home to 70 research centers and institutes, and is particularly known for its medical school.
7. University of Waterloo
The University of Waterloo, founded in 1957, located in Ontario, now ranking 173th in the world this year is one of the youngest of these top universities in Canada. Today it has 36,670 students, with 37% of its graduate students coming from outside Canada.
8. The University of Western Ontario
The university of Western Ontario, founded in 1878, is located in London, Ontario, ranking 211th in the world alongside Belgium’s University of Antwerp. Previously known as the University of Western Ontario, the university now has around 28,800 students.
9. University of Calgary
The University of Calgary, founded in 1966 , now ranked 233thin the world in 2020, down on last year but its a top-10 Canadian university. The university has 5 campuses, adding one in Qatar, and has been the birthplace of a several of significant inventions, including the neurochi
10. Queen’s University at Kingston
The Queen’s University at Kingston, established in 1841, is now ranked joint 239thin the world in 2020 and is one of the oldest universities in Canada. Today, Queen’s has around 22,461 students, 10% of whom are international.
|NATIONAL RANKING||WORLD RANKING||TOP UNIVERSITIES IN CANADA|
|1||29||University of Toronto|
|3||51||University of British Columbia|
|4||113||University of Alberta|
|5||137||Université de Montréal|
|7||173||University of Waterloo|
|8||211||The University of Western Ontario|
|9||233||University of Calgary|
|10||239||Queen’s University at Kingston|
|12||281||University of Ottawa|
|13||314||Simon Fraser University|
|14||364||University of Victoria (UVIC)|
|16||439||University of Saskatchewan|
|19||561-570||Université du Québec|
|20||571-580||University of Guelph|
|21||601-650||University of Manitoba|
|23||651-700||Université de Sherbrooke|
|24||651-700||University of Windsor|
|25||701-750||Memorial University of Newfoundland|