3 years ago
When you are going to enter a particular university you will probably try to find out as more information about it as you can. So while most of the students are googling basic facts about various colleges like programs they offer or tuition fees, quite often they forget about such important information as graduation rates. You might consider graduation rates completely irrelevant while choosing a perfect college yourself. However, high graduation rate is a guarantee that you are not going to be dropped out during your first year. So, the Typical Student team prepared the list of 10 Canadian universities with the highest graduation rates based on the Maclean’s Report.
#1 Queen's University
Location: 99 University Ave, Kingston, ON
Graduation rate: 89.5%
Queen's University at Kingston is an old public university that has a lot of famous alumni including academics, business leaders, and government officials.
#2 University of Western Ontario
Location: 1151 Richmond St, London, ON
Graduation rate: 86.6%
The University of Western Ontario has plenty of notable alumni including Rhodes Scholars and Nobel Laureates.
#3 McGill University
Location: 845 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC
Graduation rate: 85%
McGill University is considered to be one of the best universities in the world. Among its alumni are 12 Nobel laureates, 3 Canadian prime ministers, 144 Rhodes Scholars, 9 Academy Award winners, and 28 Olympic medalists.
#4 Université Laval
Location: 2325 Rue de l'Université, Québec, QC
Graduation rate: 83.7%
Université Laval is a French-language public university which is among the top ten Canadian universities.
#5 Université de Sherbrooke
Location: Sherbrooke and Longueuil, Quebec
Graduation rate: 82.7%
The Université de Sherbrooke is one of the largest French-language universities that offers various undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs.
#6 Université de Montréal
Location: 2900 Boulevard Edouard-Montpetit, Montréal, QC
Graduation rate: 81.3%Université de Montréal is a French-language university which is considered to be one of the most prestigious schools in Canada.
#7 University of Waterloo
Location: 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON
Graduation rate: 79.6%
The University of Waterloo is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in Canada and was recognized by such rankings as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and the U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking.
#8 Lakehead University
Location: 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, and Orillia, Ontario
Graduation rate: 79.5%
Lakehead University has the best business school in Ontario.
#9 University of Toronto
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Graduation rate: 79.4%
The University of Toronto is one of the best Canadian universities. Among its alumni are Justices of the Supreme Court, Prime Ministers of Canada, and Nobel laureates.
#10 McMaster University
Location: 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON
Graduation rate: 79.3
McMaster University is considered to be one of the best schools in Canada. McMaster has a lot of notable alumni and was ranked as the most research-intensive Canadian university by Research Infosource.
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