UBC ranked #2 Canadian university in global report

UBC ranked 29th in the world in an annual report of world’s top 1,250 universities.

Conducted by U.S. News, the report uses 13 key indicators to measure each institution’s academic research performance as well as their regional and global reputations.

The fifth annual ranking is used to provide insight into how universities compare globally, which allows students to explore their options outside of their own countries. Specifically, the report allows them to, “compare key aspects of schools’ research missions.”

Vancouver British Columbia, June 20 2018: Editorial photo of the UBC sign that signifies that you are on the University of British Columbia campus. UBC is known for their amazing academics / Shutterstock

There were no Canadian universities in the top ten, however, the University of Toronto ranked 20th with a Global Score of 81.9.

In the 29th spot, UBC had a Global Score of 76.9, which gave it the second highest ranking in Canada. McGill University took third in the nation, followed by McMaster University in fourth and the University of Montreal in fifth.

While the rankings are spread across 75 countries, many countries have multiple institutions in the report. For example, the United States of America has eight schools in the top ten alone.

Harvard took first place, with an impressive Global Score of 100. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology came in second with a Global Score of 97.6. In third, Stanford University had a Global Score of 93.8.