Top 50 Research-Intensive Universities In Canada 2017; Research InfoSource University rankings

The University of Toronto again ranked number one in the Research InfoSource University rankings, which compare and rate research-intensive universities across Canada. The University generated $1,008,256,000 in sponsored research income for the 2016 fiscal year.

The University of Toronto recently secured 20th position in the world in the US News Rankings for the world’s 100 best global universities list. The institution remains the top-ranked university in Canada for 2018.

McGill University moved up two places and is now ranked second among top research university in Canada, followed by University of British Columbia, the Université de Montréa, and the University of Alberta.

In order to obtain a balanced picture of how universities are performing, the ranking takes into account both financial input and research output and impact measures. The financial input measures are: total sponsored research income and faculty research intensity.

Top 50 Research-Intensive Universities In Canada 2017:

  1. University of Toronto, Ontario, (Sponsored research income: $1,008,256,000)
  2. McGill University, (Sponsored research income: $547,458,000)
  3. University of British Columbia, (Sponsored research income: $532,143,000)
  4. Université de Montréal, (Sponsored research income: $522,878,000)
  5. University of Alberta, (Sponsored research income: $433,663,000)
  6. Université Laval, (Sponsored research income: $376,940,000)
  7. University of Calgary, (Sponsored research income: $360,480,000)
  8. McMaster Universit, (Sponsored research income: $354,619,000)
  9. University of Ottaw, (Sponsored research income: $325,969,000)
  10. Western Universit, (Sponsored research income: $234,736,000)
  11. University of Saskatchewan, (Sponsored research income: $215,928,000)
  12. University of Manitoba, (Sponsored research income: $191,290,000)
  13. University of Waterloo, (Sponsored research income: $166,440,000)
  14. Queen’s University, (Sponsored research income: $151,808,000)
  15. University of Guelp, (Sponsored research income: $148,911,000)
  16. Dalhousie University, (Sponsored research income: $135,958,000)
  17. Université de Sherbrooke, (Sponsored research income: $129,198,000)
  18. Simon Fraser University, (Sponsored research income: $109,916,000)
  19. University of Victoria, (Sponsored research income: $99,589,000)
  20. Memorial University of Newfoundland, (Sponsored research income: $91,178,000)
  21. York University, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  22. Université du Québec à Montréal, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  23. Carleton University, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  24. Institut national de la recherche scientifique, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  25. Concordia University, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  26. Ryerson University, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  27. University of New Brunswick, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  28. University of Windsor, (Sponsored research income: $,000)
  29. École de technologie supérieure, (Sponsored research income: $26,116,000)
  30. Laurentian University, (Sponsored research income: $23,444,000)
  31. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, (Sponsored research income: $22,449,000)
  32. Lakehead University, (Sponsored research income: $20,460,000)
  33. Université du Québec à Trois – Rivières, (Sponsored research income: $20,237,000)
  34. University of Lethbridge, (Sponsored research income: $19,678,000)
  35. University of Regina, (Sponsored research income: $17,609,000)
  36. Université du Québec à Rimouski, (Sponsored research income: $15,963,000)
  37. Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, (Sponsored research income: $15,758,000)
  38. Wilfrid Laurier University, (Sponsored research income: $14,216,000)
  39. Brock University, (Sponsored research income: $13,487,000)
  40. University of Prince Edward Island, (Sponsored research income: $13,136,000)
  41. Royal Military College of Canada, (Sponsored research income: $12,484,000)
  42. Trent University, (Sponsored research income: $12,310,000)
  43. Université de Moncton, (Sponsored research income: $12,057,000)
  44. University of Ontario Institute of Technology, (Sponsored research income: $10,084,000)
  45. St. Francis Xavier University, (Sponsored research income: $8,334,000)
  46. Université du Québec en Outaouais, (Sponsored research income: $7,859,000)
  47. University of Winnipeg, (Sponsored research income: $7,730,000)
  48. University of Northern British Columbia, (Sponsored research income: $7,640,000)
  49. Saint Mary’s University, (Sponsored research income: $7,324,000)
  50. Acadia University, (Sponsored research income: $6,822,000)

Note: Sponsored research income includes all funds to support research received in the form of a grant, contribution or contract from all sources external to the institution.

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