University Rankings 2015: Primarily Undergraduate

Mount Allison holds on to first place, while UNBC moves up to second


 
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Photograph by Derek Mortensen

Photograph by Derek Mortensen

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. Primarily Undergraduate universities are largely focused on undergraduate education, with relatively fewer graduate programs and graduate students.


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 [1] Mount Allison 2 *6 2 8 3 12 9 7 *7 1 10 1
2 [*3] UNBC 3 3 4 7 9 5 6 15 *9 3 1 9
3 [*3] Lethbridge *6 4 9 *12 1 6 1 17 5 11 4 4
4 [2] Acadia 1 *6 *12 18 8 9 10 6 *7 *7 *15 2
5 [5] Saint Mary's *6 14 1 3 6 10 5 10 *9 *9 *11 8
*6 [*7] St. Francis Xavier *8 11 6 16 10 8 11 3 17 *9 8 3
*6 [6] Trent 5 18 3 4 2 3 15 1 2 *14 18 10
8 [10] Lakehead *8 *15 5 1 7 2 13 2 *15 *14 5 14
9 [9] Bishop's *11 12 *12 17 14 15 8 *8 *15 2 13 6
*10 [*14] Laurentian *8 9 7 19 5 7 2 4 *12 16 3 16
*10 [*7] UPEI 4 5 10 6 13 1 4 *8 19 *17 17 13
12 [11] Moncton *11 2 8 15 15 13 7 12 18 6 6 11
13 [13] UOIT 16 19 *12 2 4 4 19 13 14 19 2 5
14 [*14] Winnipeg 13 *15 11 5 11 11 17 16 4 *12 14 7
15 [12] St. Thomas 19 13 *12 14 N/A 19 12 5 1 4 7 12
16 [16] Brandon *17 1 *12 *12 16 17 3 19 3 5 19 17
17 [17] Mount Saint Vincent 14 10 *12 9 17 16 14 14 *12 *7 *11 15
18 [18] Cape Breton 15 8 *12 10 18 14 16 18 6 *12 *15 18
19 [19] Nipissing *17 17 *12 11 12 18 18 11 11 *17 9 19

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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