McGill among Canadian schools maintaining their places in the university rankings


The Times Higher Education World University Rankings are out for this year, and McGill maintains its place as number 42 in the world. McGill is one of only three Canadian schools in the top 50 and six in the top 200. Phil Baty of Times Higher Education called the fact that Canadian schools were holding steady this year a real plus, saying that “You really have to run fast to stand still in this context of intense global competition.” In contrast, not only did top-ranked US school Caltech lose its number-2 spot this year, but American schools across the board slipped in the rankings.

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