Canada has some of the best universities where thousands of international students study every year. It is, in fact, a reason to pride for Canada that its educational institutes often considered as benchmarks for higher education standards. Not only Canadian universities offer excellent graduate and undergraduate study programs but also improve their prospects to get a lucrative job in Canada. Moreover, studying in Canada in itself is a beautiful experience that students keep in their memories throughout their lives. Therefore, it is not surprising that over the last ten years the number of students that went to Canada to complete their higher education has increased staggeringly near to 92 per cent.
Students often remain in confusion when it comes to choosing a university in Canada. Although there are many factors such as tuition cost, study program, accommodation cost, that students must take under their consideration while selecting a university, here is a quick list of top ten universities in Canada. Students must take note of the fact that the list is as per The QS World University Rankings.
Carleton University is located in Ottawa beside the historic Rideau Canal which is an official UNESCO World Heritage Site. The university has proximity to government institutions, media, and libraries. For the 2018-2019, it has an operating budget of $505 million, which gives the sense activities that go in this university. The total number of students that It had in 2018-2019 was 31,202 out of which 27,152 were undergraduate, and 4,050 were graduate students.
The Université de Montréal is the number one public research university in Montreal, Quebec, and it is also 3rd in Canada in terms of the volume of its research activities. The university has staggering 67,409 students out of which 73% are undergraduate, and 27% are graduate students, which includes Over 10,000 international students who study in 600 programs. Moreover, the universities have 13 faculties and schools, two affiliated schools and 27 affiliated healthcare institutions.
Located in the city of Calgary, the University of Calgary has 14 faculties and offers more than 250 academic programs; the university is also in the top 10 research university in Canada in terms of sponsored research funding along with six focal areas which includes Energy Innovations for today and tomorrow, Human dynamics in a changing world, Engineering solutions for health, New Earth-space technologies, Infections, Inflammation and chronic diseases, and Brain and mental health. Its QS ranking is 233.
The University of Western, Ontario is located in London, Ontario and its main campus spans across 481.2 hectares. The university has 24,782 Undergraduates, 3,734 Graduate and 2,177 PhDs totalling up to 30,693 students and this includes 4,225 international students. Its nine faculties include Arts & Humanities, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information & Information Studies, Law, Medicine & Dentistry, Music, Science and Social Science. Its QS ranking is 211.
Located half-way between Montreal and Toronto in Kingston, Ontario, Queen's University is a mid-sized university with many faculties and schools. It is a research-intensive university which includes research in the areas of computational science and engineering, globalization studies, mental health, basic and clinical biomedical sciences, healthy environments and sustainable energy systems, and social issues. The university has a total of 24,143 students and its QS ranking is 239.
Founded in 1887, McMaster University’s main campus is located between Toronto and Niagara Falls in the Westdale neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario. The university homes more than 70 research centres and institutes, and six Faculties which includes The DeGroote School of Business, Faculties of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences. The university has more than 31000 students, which include students from 113 countries. Its QS ranking is 93.
The University of Alberta, QS ranking 87, has excellent study programs in the areas of humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences. More than 40,061 students, including 7000 international students from 133 countries, are currently studying in its 388 undergraduate and 500 graduate programs. The university has one of the most advanced research and innovation facilities with annual research funding of CA$500 million for the year 2019.
The University of British Columbia has 16 faculties, 18 schools and two colleges. Its main two campuses are in Vancouver and in Kelowna. Furthermore, whooping 64,798 students, including 17,225 international students who come from 160+ countries, are studying in its wide range of study programs. The university has invested heavily, ca$669.1 million in research funding for 9,544 projects. Moreover, it has quite a remarkable Current/Former Faculty and Alumni members, which includes 8 Nobel prize winners, 3 Canadian prime ministers and many other prestigious personalities. Its QS ranking is 38.
The University of Waterloo, QS ranking 25, is renowned for its excellent academic programs, world-class co-operative education, and research and teaching excellence. The university is number one in Canada for Computer Science and number two for engineering. Its 85% are undergraduate, and 15% are graduate students out of which are undergraduate and 40% of graduate students are international. It has 6 Faculties, namely Applied Health Sciences, Arts, Engineering, Environment, Mathematics, Science and 12 faculty-based schools. Its main campus is in 1000-acre with 100+ buildings.
The University of Toronto, QS ranking 22, is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities and leads in learning, discovery, and knowledge creation. The university has three campuses: St. George (Downtown Toronto), Mississauga (in the West) and Scarborough (in the East). Furthermore, it has Staggering 91,286 students, which includes 20,930 international students, out of which 19,356 are graduate, and 71,930 are undergraduate. The University is on the vanguard of research and development with ca$1.27B funding through various sectors.
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