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Paleontology, forestry, petroleum engineering, geology and transplantation make list of world-leading areas of UAlberta expertise in new CWUR subject ranking.
Posted on March 8, 2017
Latest rankings reaffirm U of A’s top-tier global status.
Posted on September 6, 2016
University moves up to 94th worldwide, remains fourth in Canada in latest QS world university rankings.
Posted on March 22, 2016
Exceptional program emerges among new contenders in latest QS subject-area rankings.
Posted on September 15, 2015
Academic reputation, international strength continue to drive strong standing among top universities worldwide.
Posted on April 29, 2015
Medical school rises in international university rankings list.
Latest QS subject-area rankings reflect growing reputation for world-class research and teaching.
Medical school rises in international university rankings list
Posted on February 10, 2015
Campus diversity, global research collaborations key to growing success on world stage.
Posted on September 15, 2014
UAlberta jumps 12 places for second consecutive year in respected ranking of universities worldwide.
Posted on September 4, 2014
Toxicology professor one of seven researchers to earn spot among world's most influential.
UAlberta is a Top 5 Canadian university, home to more than 500 graduate programs, 200 undergraduate programs and 450 active student groups.
...and one of the best in the world!
UAlberta is globally connected through nearly 400 teaching and research partnerships in 50 countries and is one of the Top 100 universities in the world.
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Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranks universities by several indicators of academic or research performance, including alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, highly cited researchers, papers published in Nature and Science, papers indexed in major citation indices, and the per capita academic performance of an institution.
Find a more detailed breakdown of the ARWU ranking methodology here.
The Center for World University Rankings uses eight objective and robust indicators to rank the world's top 1000 universities:
More information on the ranking methodology.
Published annually since 2011, the QS World University Rankings by Subject highlights the world’s top-performing institutions in a broad spectrum of individual academic areas. The rankings aim to help prospective students identify leading universities in their chosen field of study.
For its subject-area rankings, QS ranks universities based on:
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings list the best global universities and are the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. Performance indicators are grouped into five areas: