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Here is a list of the top and best ranking universities and colleges of Canada.

Top Universities In Canada

In the recent years, Canada has surfaced as a popular choice of destination among educationalists and young apprentices who are looking for internationally recognized universities. At the same time, educational institutions have understood the significance of providing high quality education and cooperative study programs that are favorable to students. Apart from being globally reorganized, studying in Canada come with a set of advantages that one cannot ignore. Some of them are: a reasonable cost of living, a reputed education system, a multicultural society, excellent amenities, a healthy and safe campus life and plenty of job opportunities. There are over 150 colleges with a varied list of courses that are available to foreign students. However, there are many top universities in Canada that are worth enrolling into. Read on to get an idea about them.

Best Ranking Universities In Canada

University of Toronto, ontario
This university was founded on March 15th 1827, by the Royal monarch, as the King's College. During the 17th century, this establishment was considered as one of the most revered higher schools of learning. It was controlled by the Church of England until 1850, after which the institute became autonomous. The University of Toronto has earned a distinguished reputation for its path breaking discoveries in the field of science and technology, with regard to insulin, stem cells, multi-touch technology, concept of black hole etc. It holds a top ranking position with Times Higher Education and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Surrounded by 993acres of greenery in the okanagan Valley, this institution is equipped with top notch amenities for student and teaching faculties. It was established in 1906 and is considered one of the ancient seats of education in the Western province of Canada (British Columbia). The university has a library that comprises of over 5.9million books, journals and research publications, making it the second largest research library in the country. The University of British Columbia has been the abode of higher learning to Nobel Prize winners such as Robert Mundell and Bertram Brockhouse.

York University, ontario
Topped as the third major institution in Canada, the York University is famous for its interdisciplinary programs. It comprises of 24 different research centers and holds an eminent position in the participation of Canadian Space Programs. The space study included designing of space instruments and functions that have been adopted by the NASA. This university's Management and Law schools have also proved to be among the best in Canada. Maclean's, a well known publication in the country, is rated as York's best Law school.

University of Alberta, Edmonton
This university was established by two well known personalities, Alexander Cameron Rutherford and Henry Marshall Tory, in 1908. The University of Alberta offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of Arts, Business and Science. This institution has produced 65 Rhodes Scholars and 1 Nobel Laureate and it enjoys a reputation for having a good quality of education and teaching staff.

University of Waterloo, ontario
A notable institution in Canada, the University of Waterloo, has been the first to inaugurate a separate faculty for Mathematics. Besides this, it is well known for providing a cooperative educational program and allowing students to gain both academic and practical knowledge. The University of Waterloo has been ranked first under the category of 'Most Innovative and Leaders of Tomorrow' segment and second for its quality. This institution has produced entrepreneurs who have founded companies like Research In Motion Limited, QNX Software Systems, Desire2Learn Incorporated and Digital Leisure etc.

other Universities
Canada has become one of the most sought after educational destinations because of its culture and environment for study. The list below gives some of Canada's top universities. They are:
  • Simon Fraser University (SFU), British Columbia
  • University of Calgary, Alberta
  • Queen's University, ontario
  • McMaster University, ontario
  • Ryerson University, ontario
  • Carleton University, ontario
  • Concordia University, Montreal
  • University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
  • Dalhousie University, Halifax
  • HEC Montreal, Montreal
  • McGill University, Canada
Canada has several internationally recognized universities that have earned a good reputation and thus attracting foreign students. With over a 100 colleges, Canada offers a good education to students. Hence, it can safely be said that this country has