Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2020
Top Research Universities by Tier - Winners Circle



  Top Universities by Tier FY2019
Research Income
 
Rank Medical $000
1 University of Toronto $1,089,287
2 University of British Columbia $624,465
3 McGill University $606,489
Tier Average (16) $399,863
 
Rank Comprehensive $000
1 University of Waterloo $240,726
2 University of Guelph $164,591
3 Simon Fraser University $160,988
Tier Average (11) $105,359
 
Rank Undergraduate $000
1 Laurentian University $39,400
2 Université du Québec à Rimouski $30,550
3 Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières $29,298
Tier Average (21) $17,385
Research Income Growth
(% Change FY2018-FY2019)
Rank Medical %
1 University of Saskatchewan 39.1
2 Memorial University of Newfoundland 37.5
3 Queen's University 33.7
Tier Average (16) 4.4
 
Rank Comprehensive %
1 Ryerson University 63.5
2 University of New Brunswick 25.3
3 Carleton University 16.3
Tier Average (11) 11.3
 
Rank Undergraduate %
1 University of Northern British Columbia 42.5
2 Université du Québec en Outaouais 41.1
3 Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières 37.8
Tier Average (21) 9.7
Faculty Research Intensity
($ per Faculty)
Rank Medical $000
1 McMaster University $404.4
2 University of Toronto $399.6
3 McGill University $336.8
Tier Average (16) $265.0
 
Rank Comprehensive $000
1 University of Waterloo $201.6
2 University of Guelph $198.5
3 Simon Fraser University $182.3
Tier Average (11) $121.1
 
Rank Undergraduate $000
1 Université du Québec à Rimouski $149.8
2 Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue $141.4
3 Université du Québec à Chicoutimi $100.6
Tier Average (21) $57.5
Graduate Student Research Intensity
($ per Graduate Student)
Rank Medical $000
1 University of Calgary $77.8
2 McMaster University $75.1
3 University of Saskatchewan $71.9
Tier Average (16) $49.2
 
Rank Comprehensive $000
1 University of Guelph $56.6
2 University of Waterloo $40.2
3 University of Victoria $37.9
Tier Average (11) $23.0
 
Rank Undergraduate $000
1 University of Winnipeg $50.4
2 Laurentian University $43.3
3 Royal Military College of Canada $37.5
Tier Average (21) $17.1
Note: Based on full-service universities on the 2019 Top 50 Research Universites list.

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