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University Rankings 2015: Scholarships and Bursaries

McGill, Waterloo and Trent are tops in their commitment to spending on financial aid


 
Photograph by Cole Garside

Photograph by Cole Garside

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:

 

Given the high cost of tuition and living expenses, financial aid is crucial to students. In this measure of student support, Maclean’s examines the percentage of the operating budget devoted to scholarships and bursaries.

Medical Doctoral


Scholarships and Bursaries
1 McGill 14.6
2 Queen's 12.2
3 Dalhousie 11.3
4 Toronto 11
5 Western 10.5
6 Calgary 10.1
7 Ottawa 10
*8 Alberta 9
*8 Montreal 9
10 Manitoba 8.8
11 Laval 8.3
12 McMaster 7.9
13 Saskatchewan 7.1
14 Sherbrooke 6.3
15 UBC 5.8

Comprehensive


Scholarships and Bursaries
1 Waterloo 16.4
2 Carleton 10.3
3 Victoria 10.2
4 Regina 10.1
5 Guelph 8.5
*6 Wilfrid Laurier 7.4
*6 York 7.4
8 Windsor 7.1
*9 Ryerson 6.7
*9 Simon Fraser 6.7
11 Brock 6.5
12 Concordia 6.4
13 Memorial 5.6
14 UQAM 5.4
15 New Brunswick 5.1

Primarily Undergraduate


Scholarships and Bursaries
1 Trent 9.8
2 Lakehead 6.9
3 St. Francis Xavier 6.5
4 Laurentian 6.4
5 St. Thomas 6.3
6 Acadia 6.1
7 Mount Allison 5.9
*8 Bishop's 5.6
*8 UPEI 5.6
10 Saint Mary's 5.2
11 Nipissing 5.1
12 Moncton 4.5
13 UOIT 4.3
14 Mount Saint Vincent 4.1
15 UNBC 3.7
16 Winnipeg 3.6
17 Lethbridge 3.3
18 Cape Breton 2.9
19 Brandon 2.5

 

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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