Universities in Canada

A List of Universities in Canada: 

Young Asian student graduating in Canada

Nowadays, it is essential to obtain a higher education. Why? If you are qualified, many doors of opportunity will open for you and you will be equipped with the right knowledge to climb the corporate ladder of success.

The important part is choosing the best higher educational institution for your degree.

Do you want a world recognized degree that will make your resume look impressive to future employers? Canada can help you out.

26 of Canada’s universities are featured among the best in the world according to 2018 QS World University Rankings. We reveal the full list of universities where you can study in Canada, below.  

Starting With the Top 10 Universities in Canada:

Students in Canada studying hard
  1. University of Toronto, Toronto City
  2. McGill University, Montreal
  3. University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  4. University of Alberta, Edmonton
  5. Universite’ de Montreal, Montreal City
  6. McMaster University, Hamilton
  7. University of Waterloo, Waterloo City
  8. Western University, City of London
  9. University of Calgary, Calgary City
  10. Queen’s University, Kingston

The Remaining Top Universities Where You Can Enroll to Study in Canada:

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  1. Simon Fraser University, Greater Vancouver
  2. Dalhousie University, Halifax
  3. University of Ottawa, City of Ottawa
  4. University of Victoria, Greater Victoria
  5. Laval University, Quebec City
  6. Concordia University, Montreal
  7. York University, Toronto
  8. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
  9. University of Guelph, Guelph City
  10. Universite du Quebec, Montreal
  11. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
  12. University de Sherbrooke, Quebec City
  13. Carleton University, Ottawa
  14. University of Windsor, Windsor City
  15. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.John’s
  16. Ryerson University, Toronto

Need more options? Here are other great Canadian Universities to choose from:

Immigrant students graduating in Canada
  1. Acadia University: Wolfville
  2. Ambrose University: Calgary
  3. Aurora College: Forth Smith
  4. Bishop's University: Sherbrooke
  5. Brandon University: Brandon
  6. British Columbia Institute of Technology: Burnaby
  7. Brock University: St. Catharines
  8. Campion College at the University of Regina: Regina
  9. Canadian Mennonite University: Winnipeg
  10. Canadian University College: Lacombe
  11. Cape Breton University: Sydney
  12. Capilano University: North Vancouver
  13. Collège militaire royal du Canada: Kingston
  14. College of the North Atlantic: Stephenville
  15. Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface: Saint Boniface
  16. Collège Universitaire Dominicain: Ottawa
  17. Crandall University: Moncton
  18. École de Technologie Supérieure: Montréal
  19. École Nationale d'Administration Publique: Québec City
  20. École Polytechnique de Montréal: Montréal
  21. Emily Carr University of Art and Design: Vancouver
  22. First Nations University of Canada: Regina
  23. Grant MacEwan University: Edmonton
  24. HEC Montréal: Montreal
  25. Kingswood University: Sussex
  26. Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Surrey
  27. Lakehead University: Thunder Bay
  28. Laurentian University: Sudbury
  29. Luther College: Regina
  30. Mount Allison University: Sackville
  31. Mount Royal University: Calgary
  32. Mount Saint Vincent University: Halifax
  33. Nicola Valley Institute of Technology: Merritt
  34. Nipissing University: North Bay
  35. Northern Alberta Institute of Technology: Edmonton
  36. NSCAD University: Halifax
  37. OCAD University: Toronto
  38. Redeemer University College: Ancaster
  39. Royal Roads University: Victoria
  40. Saint Mary's University: Halifax
  41. SAIT Polytechnic: Calgary
  42. Mary's University College: Calgary
  43. Stephen's University: St. Stephen
  44. Thomas More College: Saskatoon
  45. Thomas University: Fredericton
  46. Francis Xavier University: Antigonish
  47. The King's University College: Edmonton
  48. The University of Western Ontario: London
  49. Thompson Rivers University: Kamloops
  50. Trent University: Peterborough
  51. Trinity Western University: Langley
  52. Université de Moncton: Moncton
  53. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi: Chicoutimi
  54. Université du Québec à Montréal: Montréal
  55. Université du Québec à Rimouski: Rimouski
  56. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières: Trois-Rivières
  57. Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue: Rouyn-Noranda
  58. Université du Québec en Outaouais: Gatineau
  59. Université Sainte-Anne: Pointe de l'Église
  60. University of King's College: Halifax
  61. University of Lethbridge: Lethbridge
  62. University of New Brunswick: Fredericton
  63. University of Northern British Columbia: Prince George
  64. University of Ontario Institute of Technology: Oshawa
  65. University of Prince Edward Island: Charlottetown
  66. University of Regina: Regina
  67. University of the Fraser Valley: Abbotsford
  68. University of Winnipeg: Winnipeg
  69. Vancouver Island University: Nanaimo
  70. Wilfrid Laurier University: Waterloo
  71. Yorkville University: Fredericton

Did You Know?

  • Influential people like the previous president-elect, Hillary Clinton, actress Nina Dobrev and actor, Donald Sutherland chose to study in Canada;
  • Ontario is the Canadian province with the most public universities - 22 to be exact;
  • Canadian universities offer scholarships to international students to make it easier to study in Canada;
  • If you study in Canada and have children, they can go to a Canadian primary and secondary public school for free;
  • You can get up to 25 points for your education in the Comprehensive Ranking System if you obtain a degree and want to continue to live in Canada after your studies; and
  • Since the so called ‘Trump-Bump’, some Canadian universities experienced a 25% increase in international students who prefer to study in Canada.

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