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The 2015-16 Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings placed the University of Toronto as the 1st university in Canada and 19th in the World’s overall ranking. The University of Toronto ranks number one in Canada for all subjects from Engineering & Technology to Arts & Humanities.

Times Higher Education - World University Rankings (19th)

Rank Institution Name Country
1 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States
2 University of Oxford United Kingdom
3 Stanford University United States
4 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
6 Harvard University United States
7 Princeton University United States
8 Imperial College London United Kingdom
9 ETH Zürich- Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland
10 University of Chicago United States
11 Johns Hopkins University United States
12 Yale University United States
13 University of California, Berkeley United States
14 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom
15 Colombia University United States
16 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
17 University of Pennsylvania United States
18 Cornell University United States
19 University of Toronto Canada
20 Duke University United States

Times Higher Education Rankings by Subject

Subject Canadian Ranking World Ranking
Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health 1 11
Arts & Humanities 1 14
Life Sciences & Medicine 1 17
Social Sciences 1 19
Physical Sciences 1 10
Engineering & Technology 1 25