Top Universities for Engineering in Canada

Canada has become a hot destination for students who want to enter in the engineering domain. Following is the list of the top 5 universities for engineering in Canada.

1. University of Toronto

The University of Toronto or U of T or UToronto, is a public university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is ranked 1st in Canada and 27th worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities; 2nd in Canada and 23rd globally in the QS World University Rankings. It was established in the year 1827 and has an endowment of C$ 1.54 billion.

The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (nickname Skule) was founded in the year 1873. There are 4850 undergraduate students and 1600 graduate students enrolled in the faculty. Brian Kernighan of K&R is a notable alumni of the Skule. These are the following departments of Skule:

Chemical Engg. and Applied Chemistry
Civil and Mineral Engg.
Electrical and Computer Engg.
Mechanical and Industrial Engg.
Materials Science and Engg.
2. University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia or UBC is a public university located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It was established in the year 1906 and has an endowment of C$ 1.09 billion. It is ranked 2nd in Canada and 37th worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities; 3rd in Canada and 51st globally in the QS World University Rankings.

The Faculty of Applied Science has the following departments:

Biomedical Engg.
Chemical and Biological Engg.
Clean Energy
Civil Engg.
Electrical and Computer Engg.
Engineering Physics
Environmental Sciences
Geological Engg.
Materials Sciences
Mechanical Engg.
Mining Engg.
3. McGill University

McGill University is a public university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was established in the year 1821 and has an endowment of C$ 807.5 million. It is one of the oldest universities in the country. It is ranked 1st in Canada and 17th globally in the QS World University Rankings.

The Faculty of Engineering is one of the constituent faculties of McGill University. McGill was also the first university in Canada to provide programs in applied sciences. The faculty includes five departments and two schools:

Chemical Engg.
Civil and Applied Mechanics
Electrical and Computer Engg.
Mechanical Engg.
Mining, Metals and Materials Engg.
School of Architecture
School of Urban Planning
4. University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo is a public university located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. It was established in the year 1957 and has an endowment of $ 247.3 million.

The Faculty of Engineering has 6340 undergraduate students and 1840 graduate students and 265 professors. The faculty involves 13 departments:

Chemical Engg.
Civil Engg.
Computer Engg.
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Geological Engineering
Managament Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics
Nanotechnology
Software Engineering
System Design
Architecture
5. University of Alberta

The University of Alberta is a public university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was established in the year 1908 and has an endowment of $ 783.3 million.

The Faculty of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in Canada. Engineering classes has been taught at the university from the year of inception. The faculty has the following departments:

Chemical and Materials Sciences
Civil and Environmental Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mechanical Department

Biomedical Department
Top Universities for Engineering in Canada Top Universities for Engineering in Canada Reviewed by Kelly Miller on March 31, 2015 Rating: 5

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