There are over 150+ higher education institutions in Canada. Seven of them are among the top 200 universities in the world.
Canadian institutions are gaining popularity for a good teaching environment and excellent research facilities. On the other hand, Canadian universities are much more affordable than the US or UK.
Canadian university graduates are known for their critical thinking, leadership, and excellent research skills. Students from all across the world have ranked Canada as the second most welcoming country for international students. All these facts attract a lot of international students from all around the world to study in Canada.
The top 5 universities in Canada, According to [QS world rankings 2022], are.
The University of Toronto was founded in 1827. With time it has evolved into the leading institution of learning in Canada. It is ranked 26 by QS among the top universities in the world.
The university offers 700+ undergraduate and over 200 postgraduate programs.
The university campus comprises several ancient buildings and courtyards. It is home to some of the most beautiful university buildings in Canada. What attracts students the most is the academic quality and the research-intensive approach of the university.
Mc gill university was established in 1821. It is one of the most internationally diverse universities with students from over 150+ countries, taking admission for more than 300-degree subjects. In 1829, McGill university founded the nation’s first medical facility and still ranks higher among clinical studies.
The local grey limestone is used to construct all local buildings to give the university campus a striking aesthetic. It is ranked 27th by QS 2022 among the top universities in the world.
The University of British Columbia was founded in 1754, which makes it the oldest university in the province.
Eight Nobel laureates, 71 Rhodes scholars, and 63 Olympic gold medalists are associated with the university. UBC is one of the distinguished institutions known for there teaching and research excellence.
The university comprises two campuses, one in Vancouver and the other in Kelowna.
Several beaches surround the Vancouver campus, with views over the north shore mountain ranges.
QS 2022 has accredited UBC 46th among the top universities across the world.
The university was founded in 1878 as a satellite campus of Laval University. It was only after the issuance of a papal charter that it became an autonomous institution.
In terms of volume, it is the second-largest university in the country. It has consistently been ranked higher among university rankings. QS 2022 has ranked it 111th among the top university rankings.
The University of Alberta was founded in 1908. The university is a comprehensive academic and research university. Every year 39000+ students from Canada and 150+ other countries participate in numerous programs offered by the university. It offers more than 500 graduate programs, 250+ specializations, and 300 research areas.
The University of Alberta has consistently been ranked higher among the top universities in the world. According to QS 2022, the University of Alberta is ranked 126th in the top university rankings.