The University of Victoria was ranked second on Macleans best comprehensive universities in Canada list for 2020. (File Photo)

UVic second best comprehensive university in Canada: Macleans

B.C. schools take top two positions on yearly list

The University of Victoria (UVic) was ranked second in Macleans 29th list of best Comprehensive Canadian universities for the second year in a row.

READ ALSO: New University of Victoria course will include 10 currently incarcerated students

Institutions named to the 15-school list have significant amounts of research activity, and a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Schools were ranked based on student and faculty awards, grants, operating budgets, student services, scholarships, bursaries and more.

Vancouver’s Simon Fraser University came in first place.

Macleans 2020 University rankings are based on 49 universities across Canada – recognizing three main categories of institutions: Undergraduate universities, comprehensive universities and medical doctoral universities. In each category, Macleans ranks schools in five broad areas based on 14 performance indicators with varying weights.

READ ALSO: New UVic student housing project before Saanich council tonight

Schools with fewer than 1,000 full-time students or restrictive specialized or religious missions are not ranked.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

New space secured for Sooke homeless

The shelter will be ready for residents on July 20

Wheels in motion for Victoria bike network extension

Oak Bay council seeks inclusion on Richardson bike lane

Saanich in driver’s seat for residential road speed reduction pilot project

District recruits 11 CRD municipalities to join pilot project to look at 40 km/h residential limit

Victoria baseball club opens Royal Athletic Park for public picnics

HarbourCats go ahead with annual sock toss for charity despite no games

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

Surrey in rare position to redefine policing amid calls for defunding

The wheels were set in motion for the new police service in 2018

UPDATE: Vancouver Island skydiving community mourns loss of one of its own

James Smith, 34, of Victoria, dies in Nanoose Bay incident

Elizabeth May endorses Furstenau in BC Greens race

Former federal party leader backs Cowichan Valley MLA

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of July 7

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Fraser Valley woman complains of violent RCMP takedown during wellness check

Mounties respond that she was not co-operating during Mental Health Act apprehension

B.C. sees 12 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Three outbreaks exist in health-care settings

Lost dog swims Columbia River multiple times searching for home

The dog was missing from his Castlegar home for three days.

COVID-19: B.C. promotes video-activated services card

Mobile app allows easier video identity verification

Most Read