Canada stands among the most educated countries on the planet. Here you can find many the widely admired and popular degree programs in almost every discipline including science, technology, health, engineering, business, architecture and many other popular fields as your educational major. From These majors and minors, agricultural education also stands amid the most significant specializations in Canada. Though Canada has many other tourist attractions for the visitors yet its education sector also attracts thousands of international students from all through the planet to entertain the excellence of education. Here you can find lots of best schools, colleges and universities offering different types of programs. In this article, we will highlight and rank the top ten best agricultural universities in Canada along with the QS World University ranking of these top rated institutes. Scroll down the list and see which institute holds what spot in our rankings.
University of British Columbia Claims to be the Best Agricultural University in Canada
The University of British Columbia holds the first rank in our ranking list. It is known as a public research university that was founded in 1908. In 2013, the Institute enlisted around 49,896 students, and its acceptance rate was recorded 64 percent. It is considered the best institute in Canada for agricultural degree programs. The institute is affiliated with APRU, AUCC, U15, Universitas 21, ASAIHL and IAU. In 2014/2015, QS ranked it as 43rd in the World Universities Ranking.
Similarly in the subject ranking the university got the 26th spot during 2014/2015. Correspondingly, it was given 27th subject position and scored 71.3 in 2013. ARWU World has given It 37th spot, and QS World given it the 43rd number. After achieving the 2nd rank in the national universities by ARWU and THE-WUR, it got much popularity all through the world.
University of Guelph
Founded in 1964, University of Guelph is a public research university located in Stone Road East, Guelph in Canada. In 2013, it enlisted around 27,048 students. It offers various types of programs especially in Agriculture education resulting from it achieved the second rank in the list of top ten best agricultural universities in Canada. Number of famous people including David Castle and Sue Richards are alumni of Guelph University. It offers various scholarship and financial aid programs to the students. It has the endowment of 308.9 million Canadian dollars. It has 1590 faculty while 3870 administrative members that are serving the students.
In 2014-15 rankings, QS ranked it 431st in the global universities ranking and in subject ranking it got the 24th spot in 2014-15 rankings. In 2013, it was given the 32nd subject ranking and69.8 score. After the University of Guelph, the next rank in this ranking is not other than the McGill University. Below is the complete ranking list of top ten best agricultural universities in Canada.
List of Top Ten Best Agricultural Universities in Canada according to 2015 Rankings
|1||UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA||
|2||UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH||
|5||UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA||
|6||UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN||
|7||UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO||
|8||UNIVERSITE DU QUEBEC||
|9||UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA||