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Rankings communly used in Higher Education:

International Rankings

Professional School Rankings

  • QS
  • THE
  • Shanghai ARWU
  • High Impact Universities
  • Taiwan HEEACT
  • SCImago
  • Lombardi: Top US Research Uni.
  • Webometrics
  • Princeton Review
  • Business Week MBA
  • Corporate Knights
  • Financial Times MBA
  • Forbes
  • Maclean's (Law)
  • QS Top MBA
  • Wall Street Journal

Canadian Rankings

New Rankings

  • Maclean's
  • Re$earch Infosource
  • Globe & Mail: Canadian Uni. Report
  • U- Multirank
  • UNU Global Research Benchmarking System

McGill’s  placement in the major rankings

Please note that the THE ranking only started in 2010.

Year

Rank

QS

THE

ARWU

Maclean’s

2013

Canadian

2

3

3

1

2013

International

21

35

58

2012

Canadian

1

3

3

1

2012

International

18

34

63

2011

Canadian

1

3

3

1

2011

International

17

28

64

2010

Canadian

1

3

3

1

2010

International

19

35

61

2009

Canadian

1

3

2009

International

18

65

Weight of the indicators used by selected rankings:

International Ranking SystemsCanadian Ranking Systems
ShanghaiQSTHEMaclean'sRE$EARCH Info

Reputational Surveys

 

50%

33%

20%

 

Student - faculty ratios

 

20%

10.5%

10%

 

Research income/ performance scaled by faculty size

10%

20%

14.5%

26%

40%

Research income/ performance not scaled by faculty size

90%

 

32.5%

 

60%

Internationalization

 

10%

7.5%

 

 

Finance

 

 

 

29%

 

Libraries

 

 

 

5%

 

Students

 

 

2.25%

10%

 

All indicators

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%