Top 10 Best Universities in Canada
Top 10 Best Universities in Canada

Top 10 Best Universities in Canada

Every year there is a growing number of students planning to enter universities outside their country in search of a quality education. Canada remains one of the most attractive countries for international students. This is due to the loyalty of the migration policy, which allows many foreigners to stay to work and live in the country after graduation. World university rankings help you choose the right university. Such rankings focus on academic research and the reputation of schools in general, rather than on the undergraduate or graduate programs they offer.

Today we invite you to get acquainted with the rating of the American media company US News & World Report. She has assessed universities in terms of their research performance and academic community rankings in North America and around the world.

No. 1. University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)

The University of Toronto is Canada's leading research and innovation institution. Researchers at this particular university are credited with the discovery of insulin, pioneering stem cell research, and the invention of the electron microscope. The majority of foreign students here are from China, India and the USA, however, the total geography of students includes more than 160 countries of the world. The University of Toronto offers approximately 700 undergraduate programs and over 200 master's and doctoral programs. In addition to medicine, business, engineering, education and the humanities are available at the university. In the list of 1000 student organizations and extracurricular activities, football and hockey occupy the first places.

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No. 2. University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia)

The public research university is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia and has two campuses - in Vancouver and Okanagan. The percentage of international students on these campuses is 23 and 13 percent, respectively. Foreign students who experience difficulties with English can take advantage of the special Vantage One program. Within 11 months, students improve their English skills at Vantage College, and then move on to the second year of their educational program at the University of British Columbia. Among the university's research centers are the Canadian National Laboratory of Subatomic Physics TRIUMF, the Institute for Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention of Chronic Diseases.

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No. 3. McGill University (Montreal, Quebec)

McGill University is the most prestigious public university in Canada, which annually opens its doors to students from more than 150 countries. McGill offers a variety of areas in the fields of agricultural and environmental sciences, dentistry, education, engineering, law, management, medicine and other sciences. According to the results of the ranking, McLean McGill has been the best medical university for 13 years in a row. Among the scientific achievements of the university is the creation of the first artificial blood cell. The university is located in the city of Montreal, which became the best student city according to the QS rating in 2017.

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No. 4. McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario)

McMaster University is a public research university in Hamilton on the US border. The geography of international students at this university is not as rich as at the University of Toronto, with only 75 countries. McMaster offers students six major academic streams. Among them are engineering, medicine, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences, and DeGroote Business School. McMaster University has its own nuclear reactor for scientific research, and a fifth of Albert Einstein's brain is stored in one of the university's neuroscience laboratories.

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No. 5. University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta)

Albertina University is a public research university with 5 campuses. Four campuses are located in the city of Edmonton and offer students programs in the field of medicine, business and engineering. In one of them, on the Saint-Jean campus, the main language of instruction is French. The fifth campus is located in the rural town of Camrose and focuses on the liberal arts and arts. The university has signed more than 400 research and educational exchange agreements with schools and organizations around the world. Among them are the University of Munich in Germany and the University of Western Australia.

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No. 6. Université de Montréal (Montreal, Quebec)

Montreal State University has over a dozen academic divisions. The leading areas are the social, humanities and medical sciences, as well as the arts and natural sciences. The main language of instruction at the university is French, but English-speaking students may be accepted into some postgraduate programs in biochemistry, pharmacology or neurology. University of Montreal researchers organize international projects with institutions in France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the USA.

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No. 7. University of Calgary (Calgary, Alberta)

Approximately 3000 students from 125 countries around the world study at Calgary State Research University. The university not only accepts foreign students, but also sends them to other countries under student exchange programs. The university has signed cooperation agreements with educational institutions in 140 countries of the world. In 2007, the university opened a satellite campus in Doha, Qatar, and in 2013-2014, the university generated $325 million in sponsored research income from 77 research departments. Among universities under 50, the University of Calgary currently ranks first in Canada.

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No. 8. University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario)

The Ottawa State Research University is the largest bilingual university in the world. The languages ​​of instruction here are English and French. The University of Ottawa offers more than 450 arts, education, engineering, medicine, science, civics, and management programs at Telfer School. The university offers both graduate and postgraduate programs. The law school at the university is the largest in the country, and the university's graduate employment rate is as high as 97 percent.

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No. 9. University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario)

Waterloo State University is close to the Great Lakes and the US border. Three affiliated campuses are located in the province of Ontario in the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Stratford. The main academic divisions of the university include applied medical sciences, arts, engineering, environmental sciences, mathematics and natural sciences. The university offers cooperative education programs (Co-op education), which includes theoretical classes and practical hours to develop skills. The university also offers double degree programs with universities in other countries, such as China's Tsinghua University, Taiwan's National Chiao Tung University or the UK's University of Warwick.

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No. 10. University of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia)

The public research university is located almost in the center of the city of Victoria next to the Pacific Ocean. The location of the university is reflected in its research activities. Victoria University's leading areas of research are the ocean, climate change, the development of a healthy society and applied knowledge of the human environment. Over the past 10 years, income from international research grants at the university has tripled, thanks also to research observatories that help to learn more about the ocean and its inhabitants. In addition to science, the university has well-developed areas of political science and the arts.

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