Universities in Winnipeg, Canada
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  • Universities in Winnipeg
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Winnipeg
  • (13 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Winnipeg
  • Among TOP 200

Apart from the city’s numerous excellent study options, Winnipeg is also known for its Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Philharmonic Choir and Folk Festival. There is also a thriving food market scene, which are indoor centres where people can hide from the city’s infamous cold while sampling deli foods from Winnipeg’s vendors.

When it comes to the costs of living in Winnipeg, you can expect to pay roughly $500 if you share an apartment with one other roommate, but you might be able to save on rent if you decide to use on campus residences. The majority of students would benefit from the student peggo card, which is a discount bus pass and is available for purchase at participating colleges and universities.

PROS

  • Winnipeg’s citizens have a reputation for being friendly, but are also known for their welcoming disposition towards international students.

  • The province of Manitoba has rental and housing costs that are more than 40% lower than the average in the rest of Canada, which opens up the option of living off-campus.

  • Many report having been able to find a part-time job to support themselves while they study. International students must make sure that they don’t start working before starting their studies, or they may have issues with the Manitoba authorities.

CONS

  • The province of Manitoba has a lower minimum wage compared to other Canadian provinces, at around $11,65 an hour. This is not so bad by itself, but it should be taken into consideration that the same tax rates are applied in Manitoba as other provinces where the minimum wage is higher.

  • Some of the city’s bus routes are very infrequent, and public transport users can expect to wait between 60 to 90 minutes in some cases. This can become a daily problem in the winter season where temperatures are low enough to induce frostbite.

  • Winnipeg’s crime rates are among the highest in Canada, especially drug related crime but also homicide. Given these last two points, for students living off campus it may be recommendable for them to find an apartment nearby within walking distance.

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Winnipeg
  • 20 Apr, 2022: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Mathematics). Includes 16 universities from Winnipeg.
  • 04 Apr, 2022: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. 2 universities from Winnipeg appear in this ranking.
  • 04 Mar, 2022: Publication of RUR World University Rankings. University of Manitoba ranked #358.
  • 25 Jan, 2022: Publication of Research Infosource: Canada's Top 50 Research Universities. University of Manitoba with highest ranking among universities in Winnipeg ranked #15.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Winnipeg

Agriculture & Forestry
#94 
University of Manitoba
Clinical Medicine
#101 
University of Manitoba
Philosophy
#195 
University of Manitoba
Civil Engineering
#201 
University of Manitoba
Education
#201 
University of Manitoba
Linguistics
#201 
University of Manitoba
Biological Sciences
#257 
University of Manitoba
Computer Science
#301 
University of Manitoba
Mathematics
#401 
University of Manitoba
Arts and Humanities
#501 
University of Manitoba

Rankings of universities in Winnipeg, Canada 2022

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (763 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #301 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #270 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (328 reviews)
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  • #55 
  • #554 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #52 
  • #2288 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #44 
  • #2103 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (65 reviews)
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  • #79 
  • #8367 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (89 reviews)
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Student Opinions About Studying in Winnipeg

“The kind people of Winnipeg are its best asset in my opinion, and there are some good opportunities for working part-time as a student. My main complaint about Winnipeg is that the bus service is very slow, and when you’re out there waiting in the middle of winter, it feels even slower. I would even say that you shouldn’t live in Winnipeg if you don’t have a car.”

“I ended up studying at the University of Winnipeg because they had the programs I was looking for, and the location was excellent since it’s right in the heart of the Downtown area. This was important for me because I wanted to live off campus, and the housing market has some good options for students in the area.”

“Winnipeg hosts festivals every year and I try to make it to as many as I can, as they’re a great way to meet new people while enjoying the city’s cultural heritage. For example, the Festival du Voyageur which celebrates the province’s French history, or the Winnipeg Folk Festival which gives local talent the chance to share their music and art.”

Winnipeg Key Facts for International Students

Population: 633000

Time: GMT -6

District/province: Manitoba,

Living costs for students in Winnipeg:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 80* (20% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 59* (41% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 72* (28% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 6.65 C$
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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University of Manitoba ranks #1 in Winnipeg in our meta ranking composed of 117 university rankings.

Among all universities in Winnipeg University of Manitoba is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 24 rankings where University of Manitoba is listed.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

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

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Social Studies & Humanities (Philosophy). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Engineering (Civil Engineering). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba is ranked best in Winnipeg for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the University of Manitoba.

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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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 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 Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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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 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 - 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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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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