Ryerson ranks last among Canadian Universities in first appearance in QS survey

Ryerson continues to rank dead last in Canada at No. 701 in the QS World University Rankings.

The results, released Tuesday, bases its rankings on six indicators: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty student ratio, citations per faculty, proportion of international student and proportion of international faculty.

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Although Ryerson’s overall ranking is low, it does rank in the 151-200 range in both communication and media studies and geography.

This year’s results also saw another Canadian university overtake McGill University for the first since the QS rankings began in 2004. The University of Toronto came in at 17 while McGill University slipped to 21. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology topped the list once again.

Simon Fraser University, near Vancouver, saw the greatest improvement, jumping 38 spots from last year. Montreal, Ontario and Alberta also saw significant improvements in their rankings.

Read about QS ranking methodology here.

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