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U of G's Rankings

The University of Guelph is recognized annually as one of Canada's top comprehensive universities by various ranking organizations and our own U of G students!

2016 Best Global Universities

The U.S. News bases their rankings on a schools' academic research and reputation, and allows students to compare universities around the world.

Top 18 in Canada, Top 420 in the World

U of G ranks in the top 450 universities in the world based on our research performance and ratings by members of the academic community around the world and within North America.

1st in Canada, 12th in the World for Agricultural Science

The field of agricultural sciences is about food, science, business, and responsibly using our land and resources. We are Canada's Food University! The Federal Government has given the University of Guelph $76.6 million to start a "digital revolution" in food and agriculture, which will position U of G as a leader in sustainable food production.

Being ranked #1 in Canada is testament to our commitment to using science, ingenuity and passion for plants, animals and the land. 

2nd in Canada, 42nd in the World for Plant & Animal Science.

Students interested in plant and animal science can be proud to know they can study topics such as: plant research, plant pathology, plant nutrition, veterinary medicine, marine and freshwater biology, and zoology.

#98 in the world for fields of environment/ecology.

The field of environment and ecology includes subjects such as environmental health, environmental monitoring and management, and climate change. The study of the environment and ecology deals with the relationships between living things and the physical world. 

THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings provides the definitive list of the world's best universities, evaluated across teaching, research, international outlook, reputation and more. 

One of the world's top 400 universities.

This ranking is based on U of G's strengths in teaching, international outlook, industry income, research and citations.

QS and QS Stars Rankings 

QS Stars University Rankings looks at everything that a university might offer; facilities, student engagement, employability, innovation. Reflecting the needs of students, the QS Stars Ranking looks at 51 different areas, and awards universities between one and five stars over eight fields.

The survey was produced by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), and focuses on factors such as overall research impact and academic and institutional reputation. 

Five star ranking, top 480 in the world and top 20 in Canada.

U of G has received five stars! To get this rankings, a university must be world-class in a broad range of areas, and have an excellent reputation, internationally known faculty and researchers, and state-of-the-art facilities.

OVC ranked 8th in the world for veterinary science.

We were also the second highest-ranked Canadian school, and 24th in the world, in the "Top 50" list of the world's leading agricultural institutions.

The University of Guelph ranks in the top 500 in QS World University Rankings 2016/2017.

Top 17 in Canada, top 300 in the world for international faculty.

QS has also ranked us in the top 300 in the world for our international faculty.

International Student Barometer (ISB)

The International Student Barometer is the global benchmark for the international student experience.

For five consecutive years, U of G has received top marks among other Canadian universities participating in this survey for its exceptional living and learning environments. When surveyed, our international students gave us the highest overall average! 

#1 in Canada for overall learning, living and student support.

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Reuters, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance of a university.

Top 16 in Canada, top 500 in the world.

Maclean's Magazine

Maclean's has been ranking universities for a few years, and in 2016, U of G was ranked 4th in Canada within comprehensive universities! Check out the 2017 Maclean's University Rankings report.  

Re$earch Infosource

Ranked on things such as research income, faculty, and research intensity, the University of Guelph is proud to have ranked 15th in Canada within the Top 50 Research Universities.$146.6 million in annual research funding.

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