McGill University continues to earn top marks in the annual QS World University Rankings.
According to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), an analytics network that connects universities, business schools, and students from around the world, McGill ranked second in all of Canada and 31st in the world.
It tied with The Australian National University and King’s College London in the United Kingdom.
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The news comes from the 2021 rankings report, which marked schools by six metrics: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, and international student ratio.
“McGill University owes its reputation to its 50 research centers and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history, and thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe,” reads the report.
In the 2021 ranking, McGill received a very high academic reputation, with a score of 92.3 and an overall grade of 80.
McGill’s ranking of 31st in the world is four grade better than last year’s 35th overall global ranking,
According to the QS World University Ranking, McGill is now trending upwards after five years of being on the downfall since back-to-back years of being ranked 21st in the world, in both 2014 and 2015.