Universities in Canada
- Rankings & Reviews -

Canada
90 out of 101
  • Universities in Canada
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
28
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Canada
  • (22 institution and 6 subject rankings)
27
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Canada
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Canada

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Canada
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. University of Toronto with highest ranking among universities in Canada ranked #15.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Engineering - Chemical). University of Toronto with highest ranking among universities in Canada ranked #3.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: UniRank 4icu - World Ranking updated with University of Toronto ranked highest among 15 listed universities in Canada.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: UniRank 4icu - Top English-Speaking Universities updated with University of Toronto ranked highest among 22 listed universities in Canada.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Canada

Psychology
#3 
University of Toronto
Clinical Medicine
#3 
University of Toronto
Library & Information Management
#4 
University of Toronto
Molecular Biology & Genetics
#5 
University of Toronto
Statistics
#10 
University of Toronto
Linguistics
#12 
University of British Columbia
Agriculture
#18 
University of British Columbia
Robotics
#18 
University of Toronto
Art & Design
#30 
Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Communication & Media Studies
#48 
University of British Columbia

Rankings of universities in Canada 2021

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (1395 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #18 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #25 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #15 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (1315 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #34 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #45 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #44 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (832 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #40 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #31 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #80 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (75 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #69 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #144 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #183 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (697 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #73 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #118 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #180 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (1481 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #131 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #119 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #87 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (750 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #166 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #176 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (653 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #200 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #246 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #141 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (902 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #246 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #319 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (699 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #145 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #279 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #212 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (285 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #291 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #290 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (1034 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #323 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #283 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (420 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #370 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #19 
  • #366 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (545 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #420 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #291 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (1263 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #531 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #399 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (394 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #465 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #341 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (382 reviews)
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  • #19 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #571 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #352 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (763 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #287 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (809 reviews)
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  • #18 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #22 
  • #400 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (233 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #441 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (659 reviews)
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  • #23 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #24 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #29 
  • #463 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (864 reviews)
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  • #24 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #33 
  • #533 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (551 reviews)
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  • #22 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #19 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #290 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (281 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #39 
  • #549 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #29 
  • #1254 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (423 reviews)
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  • #27 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #42 
  • #561 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #23 
  • #902 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (29 reviews)
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  • #22 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #380 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #763 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (79 reviews)
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  • #25 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #30 
  • #509 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #959 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (152 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #54 
  • #600 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #29 
  • #1108 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (118 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #46 
  • #568 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #34 
  • #1470 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (1005 reviews)
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  • #23 
  • #416 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #651 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #785 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (522 reviews)
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  • #36 
  • #547 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #30 
  • #1271 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #33 
  • #1206 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (255 reviews)
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  • #48 
  • #574 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #1436 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #1058 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (342 reviews)
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  • #53 
  • #593 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #32 
  • #1348 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #38 
  • #1376 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (433 reviews)
  • #32 
  • #532 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #27 
  • #1098 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #60 
  • #4016 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (223 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #440 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #24 
  • #799 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #790 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (416 reviews)
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  • #31 
  • #525 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #1204 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #993 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (509 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #449 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #31 
  • #1298 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #45 
  • #1980 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (149 reviews)
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  • #43 
  • #563 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #39 
  • #1518 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #36 
  • #1644 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (134 reviews)
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  • #44 
  • #565 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #1334 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #40 
  • #1927 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (181 reviews)
  • #41 
  • #558 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #41 
  • #1645 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #37 
  • #1645 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (177 reviews)
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  • #37 
  • #548 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #40 
  • #1569 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #42 
  • #1944 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (52 reviews)
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  • #47 
  • #574 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #37 
  • #1356 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #51 
  • #2641 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (328 reviews)
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  • #52 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #48 
  • #2265 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #38 
  • #1809 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (124 reviews)
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  • #40 
  • #556 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #46 
  • #2171 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #41 
  • #1941 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

  • #51 
  • #582 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #43 
  • #1937 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #49 
  • #2434 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (59 reviews)
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  • #49 
  • #577 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #44 
  • #1956 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #42 
  • #1958 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (126 reviews)
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  • #50 
  • #577 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #42 
  • #1748 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #55 
  • #2993 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 2.9 / 5.0 (199 reviews)
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  • #57 
  • #614 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #50 
  • #2360 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #50 
  • #2562 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (423 reviews)
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  • #25 
  • #429 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #23 
  • #589 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #10 
MacLeans University Rankings
[Published 08 October, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (341 reviews)
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  • #60 
  • #619 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #49 
  • #2341 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #22 
  • #119 
World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada
[Published 21 September, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (109 reviews)
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  • #35 
  • #540 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #57 
  • #3650 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #41 
  • #1909 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (65 reviews)
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  • #38 
  • #549 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #58 
  • #3667 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #46 
  • #2276 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (47 reviews)
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  • #45 
  • #567 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #59 
  • #3917 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #47 
  • #2361 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (128 reviews)
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  • #55 
  • #604 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #61 
  • #4181 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #48 
  • #2369 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (42 reviews)
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  • #24 
  • #422 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #25 
  • #889 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]
  • #24 
  • #25 
Research Infosource: Canada's Top 50 Research Universities
[Published 08 December, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (11 reviews)
  • #34 
  • #537 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #61 
  • #3263 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (364 reviews)
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  • #56 
  • #608 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #70 
World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #47 
  • #1808 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (592 reviews)
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  • #58 
  • #614 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #53 
  • #2960 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #30 
  • #134 
World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada
[Published 21 September, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (76 reviews)
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  • #59 
  • #616 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #54 
  • #2980 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #18 
MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities
[Published 08 October, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (782 reviews)
  • #27 
  • #1039 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #7 
MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities
[Published 08 October, 2020]
  • #58 
  • #2737 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (200 reviews)
  • #47 
  • #2175 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #71 
  • #6312 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (151 reviews)
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  • #51 
  • #2693 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #65 
  • #3704 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (71 reviews)
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  • #55 
  • #3503 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #52 
  • #2767 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #15 
MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities
[Published 08 October, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (273 reviews)
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  • #53 
  • #3279 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #79 
World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #70 
  • #5381 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (472 reviews)
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  • #54 
  • #3367 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #67 
  • #4893 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (9 reviews)
  • #56 
  • #3610 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (45 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #14 
MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities
[Published 08 October, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (370 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #13 
World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #74 
  • #6796 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (88 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #44 
World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #66 
  • #4309 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (359 reviews)
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  • #104 
  • #19 
MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities
[Published 08 October, 2020]
  • #60 
  • #2852 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

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  • Catholicism  40%
  • Reformed Protestantism (United Church of Canada)  5%
  • Anglican  4%
  • Islam  3%
  • Baptist  2%
  • Other Protestant  4%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  24%
  • Other religions: Hinduism, Sikhism, Orthodox, Buddhism  18%
  • Largest cities in Canada:
  • 1. Toronto: 2,600,000
  • 2. Montreal: 1,600,000
  • 3. Calgary: 1,000,000
  • 4. Ottawa: 810,000
  • 5. Edmonton: 710,000

Largest international airport in Canada:

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ): 47.130.358 Passengers/Year; 2 Terminals; 16 km. from Toronto city center

Nobel prize laureates:
Donna Strickland (University of Waterloo, 2018)
 
Arthur B. McDonald (Queen's University, 2015)
 
Bertram N. Brockhouse (McMaster University, 1994)
 
Michael Smith (University of British Columbia, 1993)
 
John C. Polanyi (University of Toronto, 1986)
 
Gerhard Herzberg (National Research Council of Canada, 1971)
 
Frederick G. Banting (University of Toronto, 1923)
 
John Macleod (University of Toronto, 1923)
 

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University of Toronto ranks #1 in Canada in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Canada University of Toronto is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 38 rankings where University of Toronto is listed.

University of Toronto is ranked best in Canada for Social Studies & Humanities (Psychology). See all rankings for the University of Toronto.

University of Toronto is ranked best in Canada for Medicine & Health (Clinical Medicine). See all rankings for the University of Toronto.

University of Toronto is ranked best in Canada for Computer Science (Library & Information Management). See all rankings for the University of Toronto.

University of Toronto is ranked best in Canada for Natural Sciences (Molecular Biology & Genetics). See all rankings for the University of Toronto.

University of Toronto is ranked best in Canada for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the University of Toronto.

University of British Columbia is ranked best in Canada for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the University of British Columbia.

University of British Columbia is ranked best in Canada for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the University of British Columbia.

University of Toronto is ranked best in Canada for Engineering (Robotics). See all rankings for the University of Toronto.

Emily Carr University of Art and Design is ranked best in Canada for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Emily Carr University of Art and Design.

University of British Columbia is ranked best in Canada for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the University of British Columbia.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU North America:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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RUY

Criteria used in ranking -Research Infosource: Canada's Top 50 Research Universities:
Total Sponsored Research Income 20%
Research Intensity per Faculty 20%
Total Number of Publications 20%
Publication Intensity 20%
Publication Impact 10%
Research Intensity per Graduate Student 10%

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Rogers Digital Media

Criteria used in ranking -MacLeans University Rankings:
Students 28%
Faculty 24%
Resources 20%
Reputation 15%
Student support 13%

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Criteria used in ranking -MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities:
Students 28%
Faculty 24%
Resources 20%
Reputation 15%
Student support 13%

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Criteria used in ranking -MacLeans University Rankings - Medical Doctoral universities:
Students 28%
Faculty 24%
Resources 20%
Reputation 15%
Student support 13%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities:
Patent Volume 33%
Patent Citations 34%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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