uCalgary among QS Top 10 universities under 50 years old

September 26, 2014

The University of Calgary is among the top 10 young universities in the world, according to the latest QS rankings of world universities under 50 years old. uCalgary finished ninth overall in the rankings, up 4 spots from last year. The top-ten ranking positions uCalgary as the second highest-ranking school in North America, behind the University of California, Irvine, which finished in seventh. “For the University of Calgary to move into the top 10 against such impressive global competition really speaks to our growing reputation and the effort our university community is making to lead as a global intellectual hub,” said uCalgary President Elizabeth Cannon. Simon Fraser University also cracked the top 50, coming in at 16th. Nanyang Technological University in Singapore was the top-ranked institution, followed by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. Australia had the highest number of universities appearing in the rankings at 10; the country's top-ranked school, the University of Newcastle, is ranked nineteenth. QS News Release | Full Rankings | CTV