The latest edition of Maclean’s annual ranking of Canadian colleges and universities has been published. This ranking group colleges and universities into three categories:
- Medical doctoral schools which include institutions with doctoral programmes and medical schools
- Comprehensive schools which have a significant amount of research activity and offer postgraduate programmes including professional degrees
- Primarily undergraduate universities which have limited postgraduate programmes and relatively few graduate students.
The ranking criteria are Student Awards, Student/Faculty Ratio, Faculty Awards, Total Research Dollars, Scholarships and Bursaries, and Student Services.
The top five medical doctoral schools are:
- McGill University
- University of Toronto
- University of British Columbia
- McMaster University
- Queen’s University.
The top five comprehensive schools are:
- Simon Fraser University
- University of Victoria
- University of Waterloo
- Guelph University
- Carleton University.
The top five primarily undergraduate institutions are:
- University of Northern British Columbia
- Mount Allison University
- Trent University
- St Mary’s University
- Acadia University.