Top 10 Universities in Canada for 2017

20th Jun. 2017, 22:02 pm
Top 10 Universities in Canada for 2017

Canada has always been one of the major destinations for students to have a quality university education. However, one must be very careful while selecting the university. Here are the top ten universities in Canada for 2017.

  1. McGill University

McGill University is ranked as the number one universities in Canada and it ranks as the 30th position for the best universities in the world. The university is located in Montréal. McGill University enrolled around 40,000 students among them 25 percent of the students are internationals. One of the reasons behind why the university is regarded as best is that the university has the highest number of Rhodes scholars and Nobel Prize winners among any Canadian Universities.

  1. University of Toronto

The University of Toronto is a global leader University in research and teaching. The University has contributed significantly in Canada itself and also in the world. $15.7 billion to the Canadian economy is contributed by the University of Toronto per year. Apart from this, it has been recorded that more than 150 research- based startups have been launched in the last five years at the University of Toronto. The university ranks at 32nd position in the world’s best universities.

  1. University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia ranks at the 45th position in the world’s best universities. The university is located in Vancouver and Kelowna. The universities includes 61,100 students among which 13,200 are international students from 155 different countries. The University of British Columbia is a member of University 21, an international association of research-led institutions.

  1. University of Alberta

The University of Alberta is located mainly in Edmonton. The university enrolls 38, 700 students from 147 different countries. The university is Alberta’s fourth largest employer and has a major impact on the province’s economy. The University of Alberta is ranked in the 94th position in the world.

  1. Université de Montréal

Université de Montréal is one of Canada’s major research centers. Also, the university is known to be the consistently -ranked francophone Canadian university. The university has around 67,000 students and among them, 9,300 are the international students from various countries.

  1. McMaster University

McMaster University is a medical-doctoral, research-intensive university dedicated to teaching, research and service. The university is ranked in the 149th position in the world’s best universities. McMaster University is located in Hamilton, Ontario and the University is famous for its medical school. The university adopts a student-centred, problem-based, interdisciplinary approach to learning. On the top of that, the university houses more than 70 research centers and institutes.

  1. University of Waterloo


The University of Waterloo is yet another top university in Canada which ranked in the 152nd position in the world’s best universities. The University of Waterloo is also located in Ontario. The university is particularly famous for its special cooperative education (co-op) programs. One of the striking features of the university is that it is a member of the U15 group of research-intensive Canadian universities.  The university is committed to addressing the deep structural challenges to gender equity in higher education and in society. It is no wonder why this university is among the top 10 Universities in Canada for 2017.

  1. University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is another university that has been able to earn the position in the top 10 Universities in Canada for 2017.  The University is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta. Innovation and inventions are the key features of this university. Many inventions have been made in the University of Calgary among which invention of neuro chip is one of the most popular ones. The university has ranked at a 196th position along with Sweden’s Stockholm University in the world’s best universities list.

  1. Western University

Western University is a public research university in London, Ontario, Canada. It was previously named as the University of Western Ontario. The university ranks in the 198th position in the world’s best universities. The university enrolls around 28,400 students and these numbers of students are not only Americans but the Nationals from 117 different countries.  One of the basic and striking features of the university is its Leadership Education Program. The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge of how to be an effective leader, both individually and in teams.




  1. Queen’s University

Queen’s University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Kingston. The university provides various services like a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid, scholarship, study abroad and exchange programs, online and distance learning courses along with administrative services. Queen’s University ranks in the 223rd position in the world. The university is regarded as one of the oldest and experienced educational institutions which were established in 1841, surprisingly, 26 years before Canada itself was founded. The University is spread over 3,500 acres of land throughout Ontario