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08 October 2019

The latest edition of Maclean’s rankings of Canadian universities has been published. Universities are divided into three categories: Primarily Undergraduate, Comprehensive, and Medical Doctoral.

Institutions are ranked according to five criteria derived from 14 indicators, based on public statistics, bibliometric data, and surveys of students, faculty, administrators, counsellors and employers. The indicators are number of students winning national awards, student-faculty ratio, student satisfaction, number of faculty winning awards, research grants, research publications, citations, expenditure, research income, library services and budget, student services, scholarships and services, and reputation surveys.

MacLean’s also presents data on high school grades, student retention, international students, class size and faculty with doctoral, professional or terminal degrees.

The top five universities in the three categories this year are:

Medical Doctoral;

  1. McGill University
  2. University of Toronto
  3. University of British Columbia
  4. McMaster University
  5. University of Alberta

Comprehensive;

  1. Simon Fraser University
  2. University of Victoria
  3. University of Waterloo
  4. University of Guelph
  5. Carleton University

Primarily Undergraduate;

  1. Mount Allison University
  2. University of Northern British Columbia
  3.  Trent University
  4. Acadia University
  5. University of Lethbridge.

Source:
Maclean’s

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