U of T fifth in the world, first among public universities in North America: NTU rankings

In the latest Taiwan National University Rankings, the University of Toronto is ranked among the top five research universities in the world and first among public universities in North America.

U of T ranked first in Canada and fifth in the world, up one spot from last year in 2023 NTU rankingswhich rate universities based on their overall output of scientific publications, in addition to evaluating performance in specific fields and subjects.

Among global public universities, U of T ranked third behind University College London and the University of Oxford.

In a related ranking by field, U of T ranked second in medicine and sixth in social sciences. This was complemented by success in the subject rankings, where U of T was ranked in the world’s top 10 for clinical medicine (2nd), neuroscience and behavior (3rd), psychiatry and psychology (4th) and social sciences (6th).

“We are incredibly proud of the University of Toronto’s exceptional performance in these rankings, which reflect our commitment to research excellence across disciplines,” he said. Leah Cowenvice president, research and innovation and strategic initiatives.

“From life-changing innovations in medicine and technology to paradigm-shifting discoveries in the humanities and social sciences, our researchers, faculty and students continue to push the boundaries of knowledge to benefit the world.”

This year’s rankings took into account more than 1,500 universities, with the top 1,000. Based on an analysis of research publications, the rankings use indicators such as the number of articles and citations to evaluate a university’s performance based on three criteria: research productivity, research impact and research excellence.

A similar methodology is used to determine NTU’s majors and subject rankings, where U of T’s vast breadth of expertise was demonstrated this year. On the global stage, U of T ranked among the top 50 universities in four out of six fields and 13 out of 27 subjects, and ranked first in Canada overall in 16 subjects.

Three other Canadian universities made the top 100 in NTU’s overall rankings: the University of British Columbia (33), McGill University (57) and the University of Alberta (86).

U of T continues to be the highest-ranked university in Canada and is ranked among the top 25 universities worldwide in five of the most watched international rankings: Times Higher Education World university ranking, QS World University Rankings, Shanghai Ranking Consultancy academic ranking of world universities, US News and World ReportWorld’s Best Universities and National Taiwan University World University Rankings.

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