UofT rated top Canadian university for academic and research performance in prestigious international rankings
UofT ranked 27th, the best of any Canadian university, in
UofT finished 24th in these rankings last year and 23rd in 2007.
"This ranking is further affirmation of the quality of UofT's faculty and students and their relentless focus on academic excellence and discoveries of real importance," said
The University also fared well in Shanghai's ranking by field and by individual subject. In particular, UofT finished 8th in the world in the subject of Computer Science and 19th internationally in the field of Engineering, Technology and Computer Sciences.
Harvard University was the top university in the rankings, followed by Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley.
This year's result comes on the heels of impressive scores in other international and domestic rankings:
- 11th in rankings compiled by the Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT); - 13th-place finish in ScienceWatch.com; - 4th in SCImago Institutions Rankings; - 9th in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings that surveyed almost 10,000 international academics about the reputation of 621 universities worldwide; and, - 1st in the Medical/Doctoral category in Research Infosource Inc. rankings.
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