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U of T ranks highest in Canada, 20th globally: Times Higher Education

October 1, 2014

University of Toronto again named top Canadian university in new global rankings survey

TORONTO, ON — The Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to was once again named the top uni­ver­si­ty in Cana­da and one of the top 20 in the world – this time by the 2014 Times High­er Edu­ca­tion (THE) World Uni­ver­si­ty Rank­ings, released Octo­ber 1.

This is the third con­sec­u­tive major glob­al rank­ings sur­vey in 2014 to name U of T first in Cana­da and among the world’s best. U of T recent­ly ranked 20th in the QS World Rank­ings and, in August, was the high­est-ranked Cana­di­an uni­ver­si­ty in the Shang­hai Jiao Tong’s Aca­d­e­m­ic Rank­ing of World Uni­ver­si­ties.

It’s also the sec­ond year in a row that the THE rank­ings award­ed U of T the 20th spot . The uni­ver­si­ty also scored high­ly by sub­ject, jump­ing to 13th from 15th last year in the field of clin­i­cal, pre-clin­i­cal and health.

“Our con­sis­tent­ly strong per­for­mance in world uni­ver­si­ty rank­ings reflects U of T’s excel­lence in teach­ing and the glob­al impact of U of T research. Our stu­dents, fac­ul­ty, staff and alum­ni are lead­ing the way in every field, and it’s being noticed around the world,” said U of T Pres­i­dent Mer­ic Gertler. “Even as the glob­al com­pe­ti­tion between lead­ing uni­ver­si­ties becomes increas­ing­ly intense, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to con­tin­ues to be a top des­ti­na­tion for the world’s best schol­ars.”

THE rank­ings judge world-class uni­ver­si­ties by employ­ing 13 per­for­mance indi­ca­tors to pro­vide com­par­isons of teach­ing, research, knowl­edge trans­fer and inter­na­tion­al out­look. U of T improved in near­ly all of its met­ric cat­e­go­ry scores.

Along­side U of T, three oth­er Cana­di­an uni­ver­si­ties made this year’s top 100: Uni­ver­si­ty of British Colum­bia, McGill Uni­ver­si­ty and McMas­ter Uni­ver­si­ty.

Full results can be found at:–15/world-ranking


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