Maclean’s magazine ranks reveals the highest ranking Canadian universities to study engineering and technology in Canada (2020).
6. McMaster University
Among other world rankings, McMaster appeared as number eight in the Maclean subject rankings as a study destination for engineering and technology this year. McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering is extensive! It is comprised of 7 world-class core departments, including a vast array of engineering concentrations.
The Faculty of Engineering is so prominent it is divided into two schools — the School of Engineering of Engineering Practice and Technology (W Booth) and the McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering. Each school focuses on providing students with research-based, student-centered learning to help further their careers.
5. University of Alberta
The 2nd university in province of Alberta to appear in this year’s Maclean ranking is located in the city of Edmonton. The school offers more than 400 programs in 18 faculties, and the Faculty of Engineering alone has 5,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. International students are making up nearly 17% of the undergraduate population and almost 39% of graduate students.
4. McGill University
McGill University, as one of the top English-instruction universities in Quebec, has secured its place among the top three Canadian universities this year. The university also ranked among the top five Canadian universities by reputation. It took first place as Canada’s top medical/doctoral universities.
McGill’s Engineering Faculty offers nine undergraduate programs, in addition to graduate degrees and diplomas in eight study areas. Research plays a vital role in the Faculty, and students are encouraged to get hands-on experience with a variety of opportunities for summer programs and co-op placements.
There is also a strong focus on innovation with a faculty committed to stimulating technologically-based innovation and entrepreneurship.
3. University of Waterloo
The University of Waterloo is located among the best 50 engineering schools in the world. It boasts the largest engineering university in Canada, with more than 11,000 students enrolled in 2018.
The school is big on research and currently has international partners exceeded $64 million. Through a wide variety of co-op programs along with in-class teaching, undergraduate students are able to earn up to two years of paid work experience before graduation.
Graduate students also have many opportunities to closely work with industry leaders to develop projects, not mention to that all students have access to the largest student design centre in North America.
2. University of British Columbia
UBC is considered as a global center for research and teaching. It steadily secured its place among the 40 best universities in the world.
UBC has the largest portion of international students coming from 163 countries around the world.
The Faculty of Applied Sciences provides programs in 21 concentrations for bachelor’s and master’s degree. The master’s degrees include programs for industry professionals looking to extend their experience and programs for individuals wishing to pursue research careers.
As a top research university, UBC is often celebrated for the scope, strength and impact of its research efforts with researchers claiming the spotlight in areas, such as advanced manufacturing, clean energy, digitech and more.
1. University of Toronto
Once again, U of T takes 1st place! The University of Toronto also became the most reputable university in Canada this year for the first time.
With around 8,500 students in undergraduate and graduate programs, the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering is huge.
Undergraduate students have the choice to pursue a study program in one of eight core study areas, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mineral Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering.
The Faculty also offers Biomedical Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, and other unique concentrations. Graduates students have an option of innovative concentrations in research and professional degrees and a collaborative program in Engineering Education, among others.