|QS World University Rankings 2021 – Top 10 Universities in Canada|
|Canada Rank||Global Rank||University|
|1||=25||University of Toronto|
|3||45||University of British Columbia|
|4||118||Université de Montréal|
|5||119||University of Alberta|
|7||=166||University of Waterloo|
|=9||=246||University of Calgary|
Let’s talk about the top universities in Canada
8. Western University
7. University of Waterloo
Rising seven places in the world ranking this year but remaining in seventh place in Canada, is the University of Waterloo. The University of Waterloo ranks joint 166th in the world rankings in 2021, performing well in the employer reputation indicator, where it places 85th worldwide.
Established in 1956, the university boasts three campuses and is a member of the prestigious U15 research group.
6. McMaster University
After dropping four places in the rankings this year, McMaster University takes 144th place in the world university rankings. The international faculty indicator is where McMaster University earns its highest ranking, placing 83rd in the world. The university is located in Hamilton, Ontario and is best known for its prestigious medical school.
5. University of Alberta
In 119th place is the University of Alberta, dropping six places this year. The University of Alberta is home to 40,000 students and is comprised of four campuses. It earns its highest score in the international faculty indicator.
4. Université de Montréal
Overtaking the University of Alberta this year to steal fourth place in Canada is Université de Montréal. A French language public research university in Montreal, the university was founded in 1878 and has over 67,350 students including 10,000 international students.
3. University of British Columbia
Over to the top three, we have the University of British Columbia ranking third in Canada and 45th in the world, after rising six places this year. Ranking 28th in the world for the academic reputation indicator, the University of British Columbia aims to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo.
2. McGill University
Located in Montreal, McGill University remains in second place in Canada this year, climbing four places in the rankings to joint 31st. McGill University counts 12 Nobel Laurates and 145 Rhodes Scholars amongst its alumni as well as Canada’s current prime minister, Justin Trudeau.
1. University of Toronto
The top university in Canada once again this year is the University of Toronto in joint 25th worldwide. The university rose four places in this year’s rankings and earns high scores across most of the indicators,
particularly academic reputation, where it ranks 15th worldwide.
These are the top universities in Canada that you should consider as an international student.