Three Canadian universities placed in top 100 world’s best universities


Highlights: 3 universities placed in top 100  world’s best universities

  • Toronto, BC, & McGill placed in the top 100 world’s best universities
  • Based on the university highlights like international student population, number of research centers, etc. these three Canadian universities were placed
  • Every year 350,000 foreign nationals study at Canadian universities
  • 15 other Canadian universities are also placed in 2,000 world’s best universities

Good News for international students who are willing to study in Canada. Three Canadian universities are placed in the top 100 world’s best universities, as per the Global Universities report.

University NameGlobal RankingGlobal ScoreRanked high because of
University of Toronto1883.8Quality of the papers published, global research reputation and 77,468 international student population
University of British Columbia3577.5National TRIUMF subatomic physics laboratory, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, and 58,590 international student population
McGill University4074.6McGill has 40 research centers (with research achievements like creation of first artificial blood cell), affiliated institutes and hospitals and 32,309 international student population

List of other Canadian universities ranked world’s best universities

Below is the list of 15 more Canadian universities placed in the 2,000 world’s best universities:

University NameProvince
University of AlbertaAlberta
McMaster UniversityOntario
Université de MontréalQuebec
University of CalgaryAlberta
University of WaterlooOntario
University of OttawaOntario
University of Western OntarioOntario
Dalhousie UniversityNova Scotia
Simon Fraser UniversityBritish Columbia
University of VictoriaBritish Columbia
University of ManitobaManitoba
Laval UniversityQuebec
York UniversityOntario
Queens UniversityOntario
University of GuelphOntario

As per the analysis, every year 350,000 foreign nationals study at Canadian universities. As per the OECD reports, International students studying in Canada are more likely to travel back after completion of their course. Study programs in Canada last for 8 months to 2 years. It facilitates graduates to obtain a PGWP valid for the length of the course. International students who have studied for 2 years or more are issued a permit for 3 years.

International students do not require a study permit to go to school in Canada under the following three conditions:

  • Course or study program is less than six months
  • Student is a family member or staff of a foreign representative in Canada
  • Student is a member of a foreign armed force

Post study work permit in Canada

For international students, the post-study work permit will be issued based on the length of the study program, i.e., up to 3 years.