Maclean’s Canadian University Rankings 2022: Best Universities by Reputation

 

Maclean’s recently unveiled their Canadian University Rankings 2022!

Annually for more than 30 years, Canada’s premier current affairs magazine ranks the top universities across the country to help students make an informed decision about where to study. There are a number of lists comprising the University Rankings 2022, including: 

  • Medical Doctoral
  • Comprehensive
  • Primarily Undergraduate
  • Top Schools by Reputation
  • Student Satisfaction Survey
  • Program Rankings 

This blog post will explore Canada’s top universities by reputation.

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Best Universities by Reputation 2022

To determine the best Canadian universities by reputation, Maclean’s “surveyed university faculty and senior administrators, as well as a variety of business people across the country, asking for their views on quality and innovation at Canadian universities.” Maclean’s compiles the results of the primarily undergraduate, comprehensive, and medical doctoral lists. 

This list ranks universities by: 

  • Best Overall
  • Highest Quality
  • Most Innovative
  • Leaders of Tomorrow

ApplyBoard Partner Schools 

Maclean’s Best Universities by Reputation 2022 list includes an impressive 24 Canadian ApplyBoard partner schools! We consider ourselves incredibly fortunate to work with each of our partner schools on our shared mission to educate the world.

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The Results

Rank Best Overall Rank Highest Quality Rank Most Innovative Rank Leaders of Tomorrow
1 University of Toronto 1 University of Toronto 1 University of Waterloo 1 University of Toronto
2 The University of British Columbia 2 The University of British Columbia 2 University of Toronto 2 The University of British Columbia
3 University of Waterloo 3 McGill University 3 The University of British Columbia 3 University of Waterloo
4 McGill University 4 University of Waterloo 4 McGill University 4 McGill University
5 McMaster University 5 McMaster University 5 McMaster University 5 McMaster University
6 University of Alberta 6 Queen’s University 6 Queen’s University 6 University of Alberta
7 Queen’s University 7 University of Alberta 7 Université de Montréal 7 Queen’s University
8 Université de Montréal 8 Université de Montréal 8 University of Alberta 8 Université de Montréal
9 Western University 9 Western University 9 Western University 9 University of Calgary
10 University of Calgary 10 Dalhousie University 10 University of Calgary 10 Western University
11 Simon Fraser University 11 University of Calgary 11 Simon Fraser University 11 Ryerson University
12 Laval University 12 Laval University 12 Laval University 12 Simon Fraser University
13 Dalhousie University 13 University of Victoria 13 Université de Sherbrooke 13 York University
14 University of Victoria 14 University of Ottawa 14 Dalhousie University 14 Concordia University
15 University of Ottawa 15 Simon Fraser University 15 University of Victoria 15 Laval University
16 Concordia University 16 University of Guelph 16 Concordia University 16 University of Ottawa
17 University of Guelph 17 York University 17 University of Guelph 17 University of Victoria
18 York University 18 Concordia University 18 Ryerson University 18 Université de Sherbrooke
19 Université de Sherbrooke 19 Université de Sherbrooke 19 University of Ottawa 19 Carleton University
20 Ryerson University 20 University of Saskatchewan 20 York University 20 University of Guelph
21 University of Saskatchewan 21 Carleton University 21 University of Saskatchewan 21 Dalhousie University
22 Carleton University 22 Ryerson University 22 Carleton University 22 University of Saskatchewan
23 Wilfrid Laurier University 23 Wilfrid Laurier University 23 Université du Québec à Montréal 23 Brock University
24 University of Manitoba 24 Memorial University of Newfoundland 24 University of Manitoba 24 Université du Québec à Montréal
25 Memorial University of Newfoundland 25 The University of Winnipeg 25 Wilfrid Laurier University 25 University of Manitoba
26 Université du Québec à Montréal 26 Acadia University 26 Memorial University of Newfoundland 26 University of Regina
27 University of Regina 27 Université du Québec à Montréal 27 University of New Brunswick 27 Wilfrid Laurier University
28 University of New Brunswick 28 Mount Allison University 28 University of Regina 28 Ontario Tech University
29 Brock University 29 St. Francis Xavier University 29 Ontario Tech University 29 Lakehead University
30 Acadia University 30 University of Regina 30 Brock University 30 University of Lethbridge
31 St. Francis Xavier University 31 Brock University 31 Trent University 31 Trent University
32 Trent University 32 University of New Brunswick 32 University of Windsor 32 Bishop’s University
33 Mount Allison University 33 University of Prince Edward Island 33 University of Prince Edward Island 33 Memorial University of Newfoundland
34 University of Prince Edward Island 34 Saint Mary’s University 34 St. Francis Xavier University 34 Acadia University
35 Ontario Tech University 35 Trent University 35 University of Northern British Columbia 35 University of Windsor
36 University of Lethbridge 36 University of Lethbridge 36 University of Lethbridge 36 The University of Winnipeg
37 University of Windsor 37 Bishop’s University 37 University of Windsor 37 St. Francis Xavier University
38 Bishop’s University 38 University of Windsor 38 The University of Winnipeg 38 Brandon University
39 Saint Mary’s University 39 The University of Winnipeg 39 Bishop’s University 39 University of Northern British Columbia
40 The University of Winnipeg 40 University of Northern British Columbia 40 Saint Mary’s University 40 University of New Brunswick
41 University of Northern British Columbia 41 Lakehead University 41 Mount Allison University 41 Mount Allison University
42 Lakehead University 42 Ontario Tech University 42 Lakehead University 42 Saint Mary’s University
43 Université de Moncton 43 Université de Moncton 43 Université de Moncton 43 University of Prince Edward Island
44 Mount Saint Vincent University 44 Mount Saint Vincent University 44 Cape Breton University 44 Laurentian University
45 Brandon University 45 Brandon University 45 Mount Saint Vincent University 45 Mount Saint Vincent University
46 Cape Breton University 46 Cape Breton University 46 Brandon University 46 Cape Breton University
47 Nipissing University 47 St. Thomas University 47 Nipissing University 47 Nipissing University
48 St. Thomas University 48 Nipissing University 48 St. Thomas University 48 Université de Moncton
49 Laurentian University 49 Laurentian University 49 Laurentian University 49 St. Thomas University

Stay tuned to the ApplyBoard blog this week as we take a look at the other lists that make up Maclean’s University Rankings 2022!

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