Canada has always maintained its educational standards and constantly implemented modern techniques in the education system to keep up the standards. The country attracts a large number of students every year to pursue an education in Canadian universities. The universities in Canada offer UG, PG, and Ph.D. degrees.
For Indian students, Canada has always been the favorite study abroad destination. The country offers cheaper education options compared to the US and other countries around. Besides that, the application process is simpler, and the country also offers permanent residency to its international students.
The country has some of the world’s top-most universities. And, around thirty Canadian universities are acknowledged best in the world. If you are the one or on the brink of study in Canada, we have crafted here the list of top universities in Canada.
So, let us move to our list of the Top Universities in Canada 2021 for International Students…
- University of Toronto
The University of Toronto once again managed to bag the top position this year. The global ranking is 25th, and the university overall rose four places in the year’s rankings. In academic reputation, the university is placed in the 15th position.
This was the first university founded in “Upper Canada,” and seven colleges with varied history and traditions come under this university. The Church of England initially managed the university.
- McGill University
The university located in Montreal proudly bagged the second position this year. The McGill University raised four places and placed in the 31st position. The university has a prestigious history of twelve Novel Laureates and 145 Rhodes Scholars; the current Canadian prime minister is also among the university alumni.
The university was established in 1821, and it is the only university in Canada that represented Global World’s Economic Forum. The university conducts more than three-hundred courses for more than thirty-thousand students worldwide.
- University of British Columbia
The university raised places this year and ably placed at the top three positions in Canada and 45th position in the world. According to the academic reputation indicator, the university focuses on innovation and challenges the status quo and is placed at the 28th position.
It is one of the oldest and the most competitive university in the country. The university has two campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, respectively. The campuses have beautiful botanical gardens and renowned art centers.
- University of Montreal
The university overtakes the University of Alberta in 2021 and bagged a fourth place in Canada. The courses are conducted in French, and this public university is known for its research courses. The University of Montreal was founded in 1978 and second-largest university in the country.
- University of Alberta
The University of Alberta slides down six places this year, having 199th world ranking. The four campuses of the university efficiently make it a home of 40,000 students every year globally. The university managed to bag the highest score this year in the international faculty indicator. The university is located in Edmonton and acknowledged globally for its agriculture, social sciences, and medicine courses.
The university is placed at the 144th position in the world and has dropped four places this year. The university has scored the highest international faculty indicator this year and placed at the 83rd position. The university is located in Hamilton, Ontario, and globally acknowledged for its medical school. The university also takes pride in being the top-three research-based university in Canada.
The university has maintained its seventh place in the country but managed to rise seven places globally in university rankings. The university bagged joins 166th rank in 2021, and performed magnificently in employer reputation indicator, and placed at 85th place worldwide. The university is considered one of the most innovative universities in the country and is also reputed for its fantastic co-op courses and experimental learning.
- Western University
Western University ably climbed eight places up in 2021 and placed at joint 203rd position in the world’s university rankings. The university was established in 18 and renowned for its research based programs. The university ably offers around courses for 38,000 students from 121 countries. The university performance in employers’ reputation indicators and citations per faculty is extraordinary.
- Queen’s University
The university dropped seven places this year and placed at 9th in Canada and 246th in the world’s university rankings. The university is at the 99th position in employer reputation indicator. The Queen’s University is located in Kingston, Ontario, and around 24,000 students pursue an education in the university. 91% of the graduates from the university get employed within the six months after completing the course.
The university has dropped 13th places this year. But it still makes it in the top ten universities in Canada; globally, the university is placed at the 246th position. The university earns the highest international faculty indicator and is ranked at 212th place in the world. The university was established in 1944 as another branch of the University of Alberta in Calgary. But later, it became an independent university, having more than 33,000 students and five campuses.
The Final Words
The universities in Canada provide high employability to their students, and they offer courses and study programs in almost all fields and subjects. You will never regret pursuing education in Canadian universities.