Canada’s best university computer science programs: 2020 rankings - Macleans.ca

Canada’s best university computer science programs: 2020 rankings

The 20 top-ranking Canadian schools for computer science programs

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Computing Science Program MSC student Banafsheh Rafiee performs a test on the Kobuki Bot at the University of Alberta in Edmonton Alberta, October 11, 2017. (Photograph by Jason Franson)


Rank School Rank last year Program reputation Research reputation Fractional publications Fractional citations Field weighted citation impact
1 Toronto [1] *1 *1 2 1 3
2 UBC [2] 3 *1 3 4 5
3 Waterloo [3] *1 3 1 2 7
4 Montréal [4] 7 6 *6 3 2
5 McGill [5] 4 4 5 7 *11
6 Alberta [6] 5 5 4 5 *14
7 McMaster [8] 8 9 14 6 4
8 Simon Fraser [7] 6 8 10 10 *19
9 Concordia [11] 11 *17 *6 8 26
10 Carleton [10] 12 12 11 13 *19
11 Queen's [12] 9 7 15 16 27
*12 Ottawa [9] 18 *27 9 9 *23
*12 Victoria [14] 10 11 *16 17 16
14 Calgary [13] 13 10 8 11 34
15 Western [15] 14 13 13 12 *23
16 Manitoba [*16] *25 22 *16 15 10
17 New Brunswick N/A 16 14 *28 29 9
18 St. Francis Xavier [*16] 34 *34 *40 32 1
*19 Sherbrooke [19] 17 *15 27 26 *14
*19 York [*16] *19 *17 *20 22 *17

*Indicates a tie

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