Canada’s best universities by reputation: Rankings 2020 - Macleans.ca

Canada’s best universities by reputation: Rankings 2020

We surveyed university faculty and senior administrators, high school guidance counsellors and a variety of business people across the country, asking for their views on quality and innovation at Canadian universities

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Maclean’s surveyed university faculty and senior administrators, high school guidance counsellors and a variety of business people across the country, asking for their views on quality and innovation at Canadian universities. This chart displays the results of the reputational ranking, combining all the universities from the Primarily Undergraduate, Comprehensive and Medical Doctoral categories into one group. Read more about this year’s winner: University of Toronto.


Rank Best overall Rank Highest quality Rank Most innovative Rank Leaders of tomorrow
1 Toronto 1 Toronto 1 Waterloo 1 Toronto
2 Waterloo 2 McGill 2 Toronto 2 UBC
3 UBC 3 Waterloo 3 McMaster 3 McGill
4 McGill 4 UBC 4 UBC 4 Waterloo
5 McMaster 5 McMaster 5 McGill 5 Alberta
6 Alberta 6 Alberta 6 Alberta 6 McMaster
7 Queen's 7 Queen's 7 Simon Fraser 7 Montreal
8 Western 8 Western 8 Queen's 8 Calgary
9 Simon Fraser 9 Simon Fraser 9 Western 9 Queen's
10 Montreal 10 Montreal 10 Calgary 10 Simon Fraser
11 Calgary 11 Dalhousie 11 Guelph 11 Ryerson
12 Guelph 12 Guelph 12 Montréal 12 Western
13 Victoria 13 Calgary 13 Ryerson 13 Laval
14 Dalhousie 14 Victoria 14 Victoria 14 Guelph
15 Laval 15 Ottawa 15 Dalhousie 15 York
16 Ryerson 16 Laval 16 Laval 16 Sherbrooke
17 Concordia 17 Ryerson 17 Concordia 17 Victoria
18 Ottawa 18 Concordia 18 Sherbrooke 18 Concordia
19 Sherbrooke 19 Sherbrooke 19 Saskatchewan 19 Ottawa
20 Saskatchewan 20 Memorial 20 Ottawa 20 Carleton
21 York 21 Saskatchewan 21 Memorial 21 Dalhousie
22 Memorial 22 Carleton 22 Manitoba 22 Saskatchewan
23 Manitoba 23 York 23 York 23 Ontario Tech
24 Carleton 24 Wilfrid Laurier 24 Carleton 24 Lethbridge
25 Wilfrid Laurier 25 Manitoba 25 Ontario Tech 25 Manitoba
26 UQAM 26 Mount Allison 26 UQAM 26 UQAM
27 Mount Allison 27 St. Francis Xavier 27 Wilfrid Laurier 27 Trent
28 St. Francis Xavier 28 Acadia 28 UNBC 28 UNBC
29 Acadia 29 UQAM 29 New Brunswick 29 Memorial
30 Trent 30 Trent 30 Trent 30 Brock
31 New Brunswick 31 Saint Mary's 31 Regina 31 Wilfrid Laurier
32 Ontario Tech 32 New Brunswick 32 St. Francis Xavier 32 Laurentian
33 Regina 33 Regina 33 Acadia 33 Lakehead
34 UNBC 34 Lethbridge 34 Mount Allison 34 St. Francis Xavier
35 Lethbridge 35 UNBC 35 Winnipeg 35 Saint Mary's
36 Saint Mary's 36 Brock 36 Lethbridge 36 Regina
37 Winnipeg 37 Bishop's 37 Saint Mary's 37 Winnipeg
38 Brock 38 Winnipeg 38 Windsor 38 Mount Allison
39 Bishop's 39 UPEI 39 Brock 39 New Brunswick
40 Windsor 40 Ontario Tech 40 UPEI 40 Windsor
41 UPEI 41 Windsor 41 Lakehead 41 Bishop's
42 Lakehead 42 Mount Saint Vincent 42 Bishop's 42 Brandon
43 Mount Saint Vincent 43 Moncton 43 Laurentian 43 Acadia
44 Moncton 44 Lakehead 44 Mount Saint Vincent 44 Cape Breton
45 Laurentian 45 Laurentian 45 Moncton 45 Moncton
46 Cape Breton 46 St. Thomas 46 Cape Breton 46 UPEI
47 St. Thomas 47 Cape Breton 47 St. Thomas 47 Nipissing
48 Brandon 48 Brandon 48 Brandon 48 Mount Saint Vincent
49 Nipissing 49 Nipissing 49 Nipissing 49 St. Thomas

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