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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:

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  1. University of Toronto, Toronto
  2. University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  3. University of Waterloo, Waterloo City
  4. McGill University, Montréal City
  5. Simon Fraser University, Greater Vancouver
  6. University of Alberta, Edmonton
  7. York University, Toronto
  8. Queen's University, Kingston
  9. University of Calgary, Calgary City
  10. University of Victoria, Victoria

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

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  1. McMaster University, Hamilton
  2. Western University, London
  3. Université de Montréal, Montréal
  4. Université Laval, Quebec City
  5. Laval University, Quebec City
  6. Ryerson University, Toronto
  7. University of Guelph, Guelph City
  8. University of Ottawa, Ottawa
  9. Concordia University, Montréal
  10. Dalhousie University, Halifax
  11. Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal
  12. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
  13. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.John’s
  14. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
  15. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
  16. Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke

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

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

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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