2014 University Rankings: Comprehensive results

Victoria passes Simon Fraser to take the top spot

<p>OCTOBER 11, 2012 &#8211;  Dr. Andrew Wender engages students during a political science lecture at the University of Victoria. (Photo by Deddeda White for Maclean&#8217;s)</p>

University of Victoria (Deddeda White for Maclean’s)

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2014 RankingSchoolLast Year
2Simon Fraser(1)
4New Brunswick(4)
*10Wilfrid Laurier(11)

* Indicates a tie