University of Windsor Rankings of University of Windsor

The University of Windsor (UWindsor) is a publicly funded comprehensive and research university located in Windsor, Ontario. With its nine faculties in total, UWindsor has demonstrated its main focus to be on research of automotive, environmental, social justice, and international trade research.

About University of Windsor

PROS

  • Students at UWindsor praise the university for their wide selection of undergraduate courses. These include more than 100 different undergraduate degrees across 11 distinct schools, as well as a variety of postgraduate options.
  • The university offers students a lot to do with their free time, including numerous recreational and athletic activities. There’s even a swimming pool and stadium, located near St. Denis Center.
  • Ranked in the global top 800 by QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education.

CONS

  • A significant number of international students have complained that the admissions process is complicated, and could be simplified.

Latest ranking updates for University of Windsor
  • 04 Apr, 2022: University of Windsor ranks 482 in the latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions.
  • 25 Jan, 2022: Publication of Research Infosource: Canada's Top 50 Research Universities. Ranking position #30.
  • 01 Jan, 2022: Publication of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. Ranking position #645.
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Ranking position #1039.

Historic rankings in TOP global university rankings

Highest subject rankings for University of Windsor

Engineering
#301 
Engineering
Psychology
#301 
Social Studies & Humanities
Education
#301 
Education
Management
#301 
Business
Computer Science
#401 
Computer Science
Environmental Sciences
#489 
Natural Sciences
Arts and Humanities
#501 
Arts Visual & Performing

University rankings

    • #13 
    • #14 
    MacLeans University Rankings
    [Published 07 October, 2021]
    • #30 
    • #30 
    Research Infosource: Canada's Top 50 Research Universities
    [Published 25 January, 2022]
    • #20 
    • #601 
    THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
    [Published 02 September, 2021]
    • #24 
    • #701 
    QS World University Rankings
    [Published 08 June, 2021]
    • #29 
    • #1111 
    US News: Best Global Universities
    [Published 25 October, 2021]
    • #25 
    • #701 
    ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 15 August, 2021]
    • #31 
    • #482 
    Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
    [Published 04 April, 2022]
    • #31 
    • #1056 
    Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
    [Published 10 June, 2021]
    • #28 
    • #1039 
    URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
    [Published 15 December, 2021]
    • #47 
    • #317 
    StuDocu World University Ranking - US & Canada
    [Published 06 September, 2021]
    • #26 
    • #950 
    CWTS Leiden Ranking
    [Published 02 June, 2021]
    • #26 
    • #645 
    Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
    [Published 01 January, 2022]

Subject rankings

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #26 
    • #501 
    Arts and Humanities
    THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education
    [Published 13 October, 2021]

Business

    • #19 
    • #401 
    Business and Economics
    THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education
    [Published 13 October, 2021]
    • #19 
    • #301 
    Management
    ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 26 May, 2021]

Computer Science

    • #26 
    • #401 
    Computer Science
    THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education
    [Published 13 October, 2021]
    • #32 
    • #912 
    Technology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]

Education

    • #17 
    • #301 
    Education
    THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education
    [Published 13 October, 2021]

Engineering

    • #26 
    • #401 
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 26 May, 2021]
    • #24 
    • #301 
    Engineering
    THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education
    [Published 13 October, 2021]
    • #28 
    • #757 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]
    • #20 
    • #301 
    Mechanical Engineering
    ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 26 May, 2021]

Natural Sciences

    • #25 
    • #827 
    Biological Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]
    • #24 
    • #489 
    Environmental Sciences
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #20 
    • #401 
    Economics
    ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 26 May, 2021]
    • #21 
    • #301 
    Psychology
    THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education
    [Published 13 October, 2021]
    • #30 
    • #601 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education
    [Published 13 October, 2021]

Student Reviews for University of Windsor

Student satisfaction:
4.0 (based on 864 student reviews)

“I started my academic career here and it was the best decision of my life. There is a real sense of community on campus, lots of social events, and the quality of education is high. Importantly for me, the university didn’t charge me extra for disability services like in other universities. You really feel like a person here, and the environment is made for you to succeed.”

About University of Windsor

  • Campus Life
  • Why I Chose UWindsor
  • See what UWindsor Engineering students are saying
  • UWindsor Student Vlogs: Meet our Student Ambassador Natalia
  • Mikayla: Global Perspectives

StuDocu Student Reviews

StuDocu has published the StuDocu World University Ranking, which is entirely based on student reviews. Over 100.000 students have reviewed over 1500 universities worldwide. University of Windsor is ranked in position 167 for Northern America. Below you can find the 16 sub-ratings of University of Windsor in comparison to the averages among all universities in Canada. For illustrative purposes we have transferred the original 10 point scale into a 5 star scale.

Studies
Overall score
3.5
Quality of Courses/Teaching
3.6
Employer Recruiting & Career Services
3.4
Financial Aid
3.5
Studying Remotely
3.7
Feeling of Inclusivity
4.1
Leisure
Quality of Life
3.4
Student Clubs/Associations
3.5
Sports Culture
3.5
Dating Scene
3.1
Campus
Common Areas & Sports Facilities
3.5
Safety on Campus
3.9
Location
4
Accessibility for Disabled Students
3.7
Food on Campus
3.2
Housing
3.5

Key facts

Institution type:
Public
campus setting:
Other campus
Academic calendar:
Semesters
Programs:
Presential, distance learning, study abroad
Facilities:
Library, sports facilities
University Size:
 students: 16321; staff: 524
religious affiliation:
AUCC, IAU, COU, Fields Institute, CBIE, CUP, CARL.
Admissions rate:
60-70%
Admissions:
Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades, men and women (coed), yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Foundation year:
1857
students:
16321
undergraduates:
10572
postgraduates:
3934
academic staff:
524
Telephone:
+1 519-253-3000
Fax:
+1 (519) 973 7050
Address:
401 Sunset Avenue
N9B 3P4, Windsor
Canada
Website:
https://www.uwindsor.ca
Social:

Videos & Photos

  • 1/5
  • 2/5
  • Residences at the University of Windsor
    3/5
  • Time lapse of campus throughout the seasons
    4/5
  • A Wide Range of Programs
    5/5

Map of University of Windsor

FAQ

University of Windsor ranks #23 in Canada in our meta ranking of 117 university rankings. See rankings of all 102 universities in Canada.

University of Windsor ranks #2 in Windsor in our meta ranking.

University of Windsor is listed in Good University Guide Ireland - The Times, The Good University Guide - The Times, The Guardian The Best UK Universities - League Table, CUG The Complete University Guide - UK, MacLeans University Rankings, U-Ranking of Spanish Universities and more. See all 17 rankings of University of Windsor.

University of Windsor achieved #14 in MacLeans University Rankings. This is the university’s highest ranking in the 117 rankings tracked on our website. See all rankings for University of Windsor.

University of Windsor achieved the highest ranking for Engineering. It is ranked #151 in ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking (Transportation Science & Technology). See all subject rankings for University of Windsor.

A large number of university rankings include surveys among academics on reputation. In our meta ranking of 117 university rankings University of Windsor ranks #2 among universities in Windsor and #23 among universities in Canada. See all rankings of University of Windsor.

In our meta ranking University of Windsor ranks #23 among all universities in Canada and University of Toronto ranks #1. Apart from rankings you may also want to see the ratings from students who attended the universities.

University of Windsor ranks for Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) #1 among universities in Windsor and #20 among universities in Canada. It is ranked in 'ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking'. See all rankings of University of Windsor.

University of Windsor ranks for Social Studies & Humanities (Psychology) #1 among universities in Windsor and #21 among universities in Canada. It is ranked in 'THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education'. See all rankings of University of Windsor.

University of Windsor ranks for Computer Science (Computer Science) #1 among universities in Windsor and #26 among universities in Canada. It is ranked in 'THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education'. See all rankings of University of Windsor.

University of Windsor ranks for Education (Education) #1 among universities in Windsor and #17 among universities in Canada. It is ranked in 'THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education'. See all rankings of University of Windsor.

University of Windsor ranks for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities) #1 among universities in Windsor and #26 among universities in Canada. It is ranked in 'THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education'. See all rankings of University of Windsor.

University of Windsor ranks for Business (Management) #1 among universities in Windsor and #19 among universities in Canada. It is ranked in 'ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking'. See all rankings of University of Windsor.

University of Windsor ranks for Natural Sciences (Environmental Sciences) #1 among universities in Windsor and #24 among universities in Canada. It is ranked in 'URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject'. See all rankings of University of Windsor.