University Rankings

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The University of Alberta continues to be one of Canada’s top universities and is among the very best in the world. We inspire and uplift the students, educators and researchers who come here to seek their purpose. Working collaboratively to solve critical world problems, we also contribute to the collective progress to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

University Rankings

Ranking Body World Ranking Canadian Ranking
Times Higher Education Impact Rankings #6 #1
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) #96 #4
Times Higher Education (THE) #109 #5
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #91 #4
National Taiwan University (NTU) #86 #4

Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings

#1 in Canada

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

#1 in Canada

Partnership for the Goals

#1 in Canada

Life on Land

#1 in Canada

Life Below Water

#4 in the world

Zero Hunger

Top Programs

U of A Program Rank Ranking Body
Nursing #7 (Global)
#2 (Canada)
QS
Petroleum Engineering #6 (Global)
#1 (Canada)
QS
Mining & Mineral Engineering #12 (Global)
#4 (Canada)
QS
Environmental Science & Engineering #2 (Canada)
 
ARWU
Instruments Science & Technology #1 (Canada)
 
ARWU
Chemical Engineering #1 (Canada)
 
ARWU
NTU
Chemistry #1 (Canada)
 
ARWU
Food Science & Technology #3 (Canada)
 
ARWU
Agriculture Science #2 (Canada)
 
NTU

Acronym Legend:

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
Times Higher Education (THE)
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
National Taiwan University (NTU)

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