Engineering is one of the most attractive fields for students all over the world for a long time, especially with the constant development in all aspects of life followed by the growing need for engineers in all branches of engineering.
To help the students looking for the best engineering programs at a Canadian university, McLaren’s Canadian magazine has ranked the best engineering universities in Canada based on information and facts provided by the academic publishing house Elsevier, as well as a survey by the magazine for students and academics.
First place – University of Toronto
This is a university with a special status that is not competed with any other university. It has 8000 colleges, 700 undergraduate programs and 83,000 students in three university districts.
The St. George’s downtown campus is famous for its surrounding trees and historic stone buildings, while the newest university buildings are located on quiet outskirts of Scarborough and Mississauga. Over the course of years, the halls of the University of Toronto have been filled with debates and discussions involving many ministers and prime ministers.
Second place – University of Waterloo
Waterloo University is a beacon of scientific research. One of the most famous colleges is the College of Saili for International Affairs and was founded in partnership with the University of Wilfred Laurier. Nearby, there is a high-level Prater College of theoretical physics.
In 2012, the University opened the Mike and Ovelia Lazarides Center for Nanoscale and Quantum Research (QNC) and also opened the new campus in Stratford-Ontario. It is dedicated to digital media and information technology.
Third place – University of British Columbia
A large university such as the University of British Columbia is likely to evoke a sense of awe among new students, its vast campus at Point Gray, and its internationally recognized reputation for research and graduate programs.
The University takes on an ongoing challenge to create a more encouraging learning environment for students by adding more learning spaces that focus on the needs of students, and involve neighboring municipalities to promote community partnership.
Fourth place – University of Alberta
Is a university based on scientific research, offering more than 200 undergraduate and 170 post-graduate programs.
Located south of the Legislative Council building on the edge of White Road, one of the landmarks of Edmonton, Alberta, is famous for its numerous shops, restaurants and cafes to suit every taste.
The main campus consists of a quiet green space surrounded by modern glass-and-steel buildings dedicated to engineering, science and medicine.
Fifth place – McGill University
McGill University attracts many bright minds. University President Susan Fortier says:
“Certificates from McGill University have become very valuable, given the university’s reputation throughout the world.”
For many years, students with high-level Rhodes scholarship and Nobel laureates have graduated from the university more than any other university in Canada.
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Sixth place – University of Ottawa
7th place – Queen’s University
Eighth Place – University of Montreal
9th place – Gamma McMaster
10th place (joint) – University of Calgary , University of Victoria