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University Rankings 2015: Comprehensive

Simon Fraser passes Victoria to regain the top spot


 
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Photograph by Andrew Tolson

Looking for the latest update of the Maclean’s University Rankings? Click here for highlights from the 2016 Maclean’s University Rankings, our latest editionon newsstands now and available for download in the App Store, Google Play and Texture.ca. You’ll find all the details on our new education hub, coming to macleans.ca next week.

For last year’s university rankings, read on for highlights:

 

Maclean’s ranks universities in six broad areas based on 12 performance indicators, allocating a weight to each indicator. Universities are placed in one of three categories, recognizing the differences in types of institutions, levels of research funding, diversity of offerings, and breadth and depth of graduate and professional programs. Comprehensive universities have a significant degree of research activity and a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including professional degrees.


Overall ranking Rank Last Year University Student Awards Student/ Faculty Ratio Faculty Awards Social Sciences & Humanities Grants Medical/ Science Grants Total Research Dollars Operating Budget Scholarships & Bursaries Student Services Library Expenses Library Acquisitions Reputational Survey
1 [2] Simon Fraser 3 4 2 2 2 5 3 9 5 1 3 3
2 [1] Victoria 1 5 3 3 1 2 6 3 8 3 2 5
3 [3] Waterloo 1 9 1 1 3 3 11 1 12 14 4 1
4 [4] New Brunswick 4 2 8 13 10 6 4 15 11 2 10 12
5 [*5] Guelph 8 15 9 6 8 1 15 5 5 11 1 4
*6 [7] Carleton 4 10 4 5 6 7 12 2 9 3 10 13
*6 [*5] Memorial 7 1 11 11 15 4 1 13 14 9 5 6
*8 [*10] Ryerson 15 7 15 8 12 13 7 9 1 14 12 2
*8 [9] York 10 14 5 4 9 11 5 6 3 10 6 9
10 [8] Regina 12 3 14 15 11 12 2 4 7 8 13 14
11 [13] Concordia 9 8 7 7 7 10 13 12 12 6 8 8
12 [*10] Windsor 10 12 9 9 4 9 8 8 10 5 9 15
13 [*10] Wilfrid Laurier 14 13 11 12 13 15 9 6 4 6 7 7
14 [14] UQAM 6 6 5 9 5 8 14 14 15 12 15 11
15 [15] Brock 13 11 13 14 14 14 10 11 2 12 14 10

To see more from our 2015 university rankings issue, visit www.macleans.ca/rankingsFor a full description of the ranking methodology, click here. 


 
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University Rankings 2015: Comprehensive

  1. Please fix the way your categories sort, as i believe it should be sorting from 1 – whatever. Not from first digits down, then second ect.

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