Best Universities in Canada for 2019
Canada is home to some of the world’s top universities. In fact, 27 Canadian institutions are counted among the best in the world, according to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2019 as recognized by YouScholars.
You might not have heard of all of them, but with nine universities in the top 200, Canada offers plenty of opportunities for a world-class education. Compared with the US, Canada can also provide cheaper study options, simpler application processes and more opportunities for permanent residency.
Canada’s top two universities – the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia – score particularly highly for research impact, which means that these schools produce high-quality academic work that is well respected.
Many of Canada’s universities are renowned for promoting a global outlook by recruiting international students faculty and encouraging international collaborations, so you can expect a cosmopolitan atmosphere on campus.
According to the Canadian Bureau for International Education’s International Student Survey, more than 90 per cent of students questioned were satisfied or very satisfied with their studies in Canada, and 95 per cent would recommend Canada as a study destination.
View the ranking below.
|Canada Rank 2019||WUR Rank 2019||University||Province||City|
|1||21||University of Toronto||Ontario||Toronto|
|2||37||University of British Columbia||British Columbia||Vancouver|
|5||=90||University of Montreal||Quebec||Montreal|
|6||=132||University of Alberta||Alberta||Edmonton|
|7||=176||University of Ottawa||Ontario||Ottowa|
|9||=199||University of Calgary||Alberta||Calgary|
|10||201–250||University of Waterloo||Ontario||Waterloo|
|=11||251–300||Dalhousie University||Nova Scotia||Halifax|
|=11||251–300||Laval University||Quebec||Quebec City|
|=11||251–300||Simon Fraser University||British Columbia||Burnaby|
|15||301–350||University of Victoria||British Columbia||Victoria|
|=17||401–500||University of Manitoba||Manitoba||Winnipeg|
|=17||401–500||University of Saskatchewan||Saskatchewan||Saskatoon|
|=19||501–600||University of Guelph||Ontario||Guelph|
|=19||501–600||Memorial University of Newfoundland||Newfoundland and Labrador||St John’s|
|=22||601–800||Université du Québec||Quebec||Quebec City|
|=22||601–800||University of Regina||Saskatchewan||Regina|
|=22||601–800||Université de Sherbrooke||Quebec||Sherbrooke|
|=22||601–800||University of Windsor||Ontario||Windsor|
|27||801–1000||University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC)||British Columbia||Prince George|