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University Rankings 2015: Student/Faculty Ratio

UBC, Memorial and Brandon score the top spots when looking at student/faculty ratio


 
Photo by Marianne Helm

Photograph by Marianne Helm

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:

 

Interaction with faculty is key to a student’s success. Students look to professors not only for knowledge and mastery of a discipline, but for guidance and mentorship. As a measure of student access to full-time faculty, Maclean’s calculates the number of full-time-equivalent students per full-time faculty member. Figures listed here reflect the ratio for all students, graduate as well as undergrad.

Medical Doctoral


Student/ Faculty Ratio
1 UBC 13.7
2 Dalhousie 15.6
*3 Saskatchewan 16
*3 Sherbrooke 16
5 Manitoba 16.5
6 Calgary 16.8
7 McGill 17.9
8 McMaster 19
9 Alberta 21.4
10 Laval 22.2
11 Western 23.3
12 Montreal 25.5
13 Ottawa 26.7
14 Toronto 26.9
15 Queen's 28

Comprehensive


Student/ Faculty Ratio
1 Memorial 16
2 New Brunswick 17.8
3 Regina 19.7
4 Simon Fraser 20.9
5 Victoria 22.4
6 UQAM 23.5
7 Ryerson 25.9
8 Concordia 26.9
9 Waterloo 27
10 Carleton 27.7
11 Brock 28.6
12 Windsor 28.7
13 Wilfrid Laurier 29.3
14 York 33
15 Guelph 33.6

Primarily Undergraduate


Student/ Faculty Ratio
1 Brandon 12.7
2 Moncton 13.8
3 UNBC 15
4 Lethbridge 16
5 UPEI 16.3
*6 Acadia 16.7
*6 Mount Allison 16.7
8 Cape Breton 16.9
9 Laurentian 18.2
10 Mount Saint Vincent 18.3
11 St. Francis Xavier 19.7
12 Bishop's 21.9
13 St. Thomas 23.1
14 Saint Mary's 23.5
*15 Lakehead 23.9
*15 Winnipeg 23.9
17 Nipissing 26.2
18 Trent 29.1
19 UOIT 32.6

 

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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