University Rankings 2015: National Reputational Ranking

Waterloo enjoys the highest reputation of universities across the country


Photograph by Roger Lemoyne

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Maclean’s surveyed high school guidance counsellors, university officials and heads of organizations, as well as CEOs and recruiters at corporations across the country, asking for their views on quality and innovation at Canadian universities. This chart displays the results of the reputational ranking, combining all the universities from the Primarily Undergraduate, Comprehensive and Medical Doctoral categories.

National Reputational Ranking
1 Waterloo
3 Toronto
4 McGill
5 Alberta
6 McMaster
7 Queen's
8 Ryerson
9 Western
10 Simon Fraser
11 Montreal
12 Guelph
13 Dalhousie
14 Victoria
15 Laval
16 Calgary
17 Sherbrooke
18 Mount Allison
19 Memorial
20 Ottawa
21 Acadia
22 Saskatchewan
23 St. Francis Xavier
24 Wilfrid Laurier
25 Lethbridge
26 Concordia
27 Manitoba
28 York
29 Brock
31 Bishop's
32 Winnipeg
34 New Brunswick
35 Saint Mary's
36 Carleton
38 Regina
39 Trent
40 Moncton
41 St. Thomas
43 Lakehead
44 Windsor
45 Mount Saint Vincent
46 Laurentian
47 Brandon
48 Cape Breton
49 Nipissing

To see more from our 2015 university rankings issue, visit www.macleans.ca/rankingsFor a full description of the ranking methodology, click here. 

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