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University Rankings 2015: Library Expenses

McGill and Saskatchewan in a tie, as well as Simon Fraser and Mount Allison, take top spot in commitment to library spending


 
Photograph by Jessica Darmanin

Photograph by Jessica Darmanin

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:

 

 

Libraries are a hub of student activity and learning. As a measure of financial commitment, Maclean’s examines the percentage of the university budget devoted to maintaining library services.

Medical Doctoral


Library Expenses
*1 McGill 5.3
*1 Saskatchewan 5.3
3 Laval 5.2
4 Manitoba 5.1
5 Queen's 5
6 Alberta 4.9
7 Toronto 4.8
8 Ottawa 4.4
9 Western 4
10 Dalhousie 3.9
11 Montreal 3.8
*12 Calgary 3.2
*12 Sherbrooke 3.2
14 UBC 2.7
15 McMaster 2.6

Comprehensive


Library Expenses
1 Simon Fraser 6.2
2 New Brunswick 5.7
*3 Carleton 5.1
*3 Victoria 5.1
5 Windsor 4.9
*6 Concordia 4.5
*6 Wilfrid Laurier 4.5
8 Regina 4.4
9 Memorial 4.3
10 York 4.1
11 Guelph 3.7
*12 Brock 3.6
*12 UQAM 3.6
*14 Ryerson 3.2
*14 Waterloo 3.2

Primarily Undergraduate


Library Expenses
1 Mount Allison 6
2 Bishop's 5.4
3 UNBC 5.2
4 St. Thomas 5.1
5 Brandon 4.9
6 Moncton 4.6
*7 Acadia 4.4
*7 Mount Saint Vincent 4.4
*9 St. Francis Xavier 4.3
*9 Saint Mary's 4.3
11 Lethbridge 4.1
*12 Cape Breton 4
*12 Winnipeg 4
*14 Lakehead 3.7
*14 Trent 3.7
16 Laurentian 3.4
*17 Nipissing 3.3
*17 UPEI 3.3
19 UOIT 2.9

 

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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