2020 University rankings

Canada’s best university nursing programs: 2020 rankings

The 20 top-ranking Canadian schools for nursing programs


Rank School Rank last year Program reputation Research reputation Fractional publications Fractional citations Field weighted citation impact
1 Toronto [1] 1 1* 1 1 9
2 Alberta [2] 2* 1* 2 2 10
3 UBC [3] 2* 3 3 3 7
4 McMaster [*4] 4 4 10 7 3
5 Calgary [6] 6 8 7 5 4
6 McGill [*4] 5 5 4 4 12
7 Dalhousie [9] 7 6 12 12* 6
8 Western [7] 8* 9 8 8 5
9 Ottawa [10] 8* 7 6 6 8
10 Queen's [8] 11 10* 13 12* 1
11 York [*12] 15 18 19 17* 2
12 Memorial [15] 12 15 16 14 11
13 Montréal [*12] 14 10* 5 10 15
14 Manitoba [11] 17* 12 9 9 14
15 Laval [*12] 17* 16 11 11 13
16 Victoria [18] 10 14 17 17* 19
17 Ryerson [17] 13 13 18 19 18
18 Sherbrooke [19] 16 17 15 16 17
19 Saskatchewan [16] 19 19 14 15 16

Note: Only 19 universities are ranked here as other universities with nursing programs did not produce a minimum of 100 papers over the past five years. This minimum threshold is required as smaller numbers can skew results on the field-weighted citation impact measure.

* Indicates a tie

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