Canada University Rankings

The consensus world university rankings for Canada places 3 universities well into the top 50 in 2014: University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, and McGill University.

  • The trio are Canada's genuinely elite universities.
  • No others make the top 100, though several Canadian universities rank between 101 and 202.
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Consensus World University Rankings for Canada

Rank University QS 2013 THE 2013 ARWU 2013 Web 2014 Consensus
1 University of Toronto 17 20 28 33 25
2 University of British Columbia 49 31 40 30 38
3 McGill University 21 35 58 70 46
4 University of Alberta 96 109 125 68 100
5 University of Montreal 92 106 125 152 119
6 McMaster University 140 92 92 218 136
7 University of Calgary 201 212 250 90 188
8 University of Waterloo 180 238 175 165 190
9 Simon Fraser University 244 238 250 76 202
10 University of Ottawa 227 185 250 198 215
11 Queen's University 189 238 250 212 222
12 Western University 199 238 250 242 232
13 Laval University 329 212 250 209 250
14 University of Victoria 321 212 350 119 251
15 Dalhousie University 244 262 250 341 274
16 York University 405 288 450 99 311
17 University of Saskatchewan 425 --- 250 309 328
18 University of Guelph 465 375 250 326 354
19 University of Manitoba 435 325 350 318 357
20 University of Quebec 415 --- 450 212 359
21 Carleton University 525 288 450 450 428
22 Concordia University 485 --- 450 364 433
23 University of Sherbrooke 445 --- 450 585 493
24 Memorial University of Newfoundland 625 --- --- 436 531
25 Ryerson University --- --- --- 536 536
26 Brock University --- --- --- 672 672
27 University of New Brunswick --- --- --- 755 755
28 University of Windsor --- --- --- 793 793
29 University of Lethbridge --- --- --- 808 808
30 University of Regina --- --- --- 829 829
31 Athabasca University --- --- --- 883 883
32 École Polytechnique de Montréal --- --- --- 898 898
33 Wilfrid Laurier University --- --- --- 1,026 1,026
34 University of Prince Edward Island --- --- --- 1,179 1,179
35 Université du Québec Chicoutimi --- --- --- 1,262 1,262
36 Lakehead University --- --- --- 1,265 1,265
37 University of Winnipeg --- --- --- 1,266 1,266
38 Trent University --- --- --- 1,357 1,357
39 Acadia University --- --- --- 1,363 1,363
40 Saint Francis Xavier University --- --- --- 1,373 1,373
41 Laurentian University 1509 1509
42 University of Northern British Columbia 1538 1538
43 HEC Montréal École de Gestion 1570 1570
44 Université de Moncton 1640 1640
45 Saint Mary's University 1708 1708
46 Université INRS Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique 1871 1871
47 Mount Allison University 2004 2004
48 University of Ontario Institute of Technology 2013 2013
49 Seneca College 2100 2100
50 Université du Québec 2155 2155
51 Université du Québec Trois-Rivieres 2247 2247
52 Langara College 2338 2338
53 Thompson Rivers University 2395 2395
54 British Columbia Institute of Technology 2459 2459
55 Humber College 2550 2550
56 Vancouver Island University (Malaspina) 2611 2611
57 Trinity Western University 2775 2775
58 École de Technologie Supérieure 2797 2797
59 Brandon University 2878 2878
60 Nipissing University 2893 2893
61 Université du Québec Outaouais 2909 2909
62 Mount Saint Vincent University 3047 3047
63 Kwantlen University College 3075 3075
64 Université du Québec Abitibi-Temiscamingue 3100 3100
65 Yukon College 3105 3105
66 Algonquin College 3357 3357
67 Université du Québec Rimouski 3370 3370
68 Royal Roads University 3428 3428
69 Centennial College Toronto 3459 3459
70 Mount Royal College 3467 3467
71 Vancouver Community College 3508 3508
72 University of the Fraser Valley 3575 3575
73 Grant MacEwan College 3587 3587
74 Okanagan College 3608 3608
75 George Brown College 3618 3618
76 Cégep de Rimouski 3714 3714
77 Nothern Alberta Institute of Technology 3769 3769
78 Dawson College Westmount Montreal 3827 3827
79 Cape Breton University 3874 3874
80 Royal Military College Canada 3946 3946
81 Bishop's University 3982 3982
82 Capilano University 4157 4157
83 Cégep du Vieux Montréal 4230 4230
84 Mohawk College 4330 4330
85 Cégep de Sainte Foy 4480 4480
86 Conestoga College 4547 4547
87 Emily Carr University of Art + Design 4557 4557
88 Douglas College 4615 4615
89 Camosun College 4624 4624
90 Niagara College 4867 4867
91 Fanshawe College 4909 4909
92 Saint Thomas University 4927 4927
93 Vanier College 5001 5001
94 Durham College 5019 5019
95 Georgian College 5061 5061
96 Nova Scotia Community College 5217 5217
97 Selkirk College 5259 5259
98 Red River College 5288 5288
99 Southern Alberta Institute of Technology 5425 5425
100 Olds College 5461 5461
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