10. Queen's University 女王大学
Queen’s University, based in Kingston, Ontario, continues to rank 10th among the top universities in Canada, although it dropped slightly globally to joint 239th place this year. One of the oldest Canadian universities, its founding in 1841 predates the founding of Canada itself (by 26 years).
9. University of Calgary 卡尔加里大学
University of Calgary
Ranked 229th in the world in 2019, the University of Calgary is made up of five campuses, including a branch campus in Doha, Qatar, which was opened in 2007 and focuses on nursing education.
8. Western University 西安大略大学
Western University is located in London, Ontario and is ranked joint 214th in the world in 2019, achieving the best score in this top 10 for its percentage of international faculty members, ranking 62nd in the world.
7. University of Waterloo 滑铁卢大学
University of Waterloo
Ranked joint 163rd in the world in 2019, the University of Waterloo is in the top 100 globally for the citations per faculty member indicator. It was established in 1956, making it one of the younger top Canadian universities.
6. Université de Montréal 蒙特利尔大学
University of Montreal
Down from fifth to sixth among the top universities in Canada, the Université de Montréal, established in 1878, is nonetheless the top-ranked Francophone institution in the country at joint 149th.
5. McMaster University 麦克马斯特大学
Ranked 146th in the world in 2019 and the fifth highest-ranked university in Canada, McMaster University is based in Hamilton, Ontario and is particularly well-regarded for its medical school.
4. University of Alberta 阿尔伯塔大学
University of Alberta
Down slightly on last year but nonetheless Canada’s fourth highest-ranked institution, the University of Alberta is ranked 109th and is mainly based in Edmonton. It’s a huge economic driver for the province of Alberta, contributing five percent of its annual gross domestic product (GDP).
3. University of British Columbia 不列颠哥伦比亚大学
University of British Columbia
Up four places this year to now rank within the global top 50 at 47th, the University of British Columbia is located in Vancouver and Kelowna in British Columbia (the country’s westernmost province). It has graduated eight Nobel Prize winners and 71 Rhodes scholars.
2. McGill University 麦吉尔大学
Ranked 33rd in the world this year, just five spots behind the University of Toronto, McGill University has the best score for its percentage of international students out of the top 10, with students coming from some 150 countries.
1. University of Toronto 多伦多大学
University of Toronto
The University of Toronto holds on its first-place position among the top universities in Canada, climbing three places to rank 28th in the world this year. It gets its best score for its academic reputation (18th in the world) and is also in the top 50 for its reputation among graduate employers.