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Canada’s top computer science universities 2016: Full results

A full list of 20 schools including their overall ranking and how they place on each of the five indicators


 
Lindsey Schmidt and Sujang Patel work on a computer science lab at the University of Saskatchewan Campus in Saskatoon, SK. (Photograph by Derek Mortensen)

Lindsey Schmidt and Sujang Patel work on a computer science lab at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. (Photograph by Derek Mortensen)

For the first time ever, Maclean’s ranked the best computer science programs at Canadian universities. To check out our photo gallery of the top 10 click here. Below are the top 20 computer science universities in Canada from our 2016 rankings, assessed on five indicators: program reputation, research reputation, fractional citations, fractional publications, and field weighted citation impact.

If you want to see our rankings of the best schools in Canada in nine other categories including business, psychology, and engineering click here. If you want to see how we put the rankings together, check out the methodology.


Overall Ranking University Program Reputation Research Reputation Fractional Publications Fractional Citations Field Weighted Citation Impact
1 Toronto *1 *1 *1 *1 1
*2 UBC 3 3 3 *1 4
*2 Waterloo *1 *1 *1 *1 5
4 Alberta 4 4 5 4 12
5 Simon Fraser 7 8 9 5 7
6 McGill 5 5 4 *7 15
7 Montréal 10 9 10 6 *8
8 Victoria 11 11 *14 12 3
9 Queen's 8 7 12 13 16
10 Calgary 6 6 6 *7 29
11 York *15 *13 18 18 11
12 Saskatchewan *15 *21 19 19 10
*13 Manitoba *19 *19 17 17 13
*13 UOIT *27 *23 24 26 6
*15 Ottawa *12 16 8 10 20
*15 Saint Mary's *37 *37 *41 *39 2
17 Carleton *12 10 11 11 *27
18 Dalhousie 9 12 *22 22 *22
19 Concordia *15 *17 7 9 *25
20 St. Francis Xavier *29 *30 *37 *33 *8

*Indicates a tie.


 

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