Laval University Ranking Profile

Laval University (Université Laval) is a top Canadian university located in Québec City, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It offers a wide range of academic programs at undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University has the following faculties: Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences; Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Business Administration; Faculty of Dentistry; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Forestry and Geomatics; Faculty of Graduate Studies; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Medicine; Faculty of Music; Faculty of Nursing; Faculty of Pharmacy; Faculty of Philosophy; Faculty of Planning, Architecture and Visual Arts; Faculty of Science and Engineering; Faculty of Social Sciences; Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies.

Laval University is the only Canadian university to head three Government Networks of Centres of Excellence: the Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovations (CIPI), Geomatics for Informed Decisions Network (GEOIDE), and ArcticNet.

Ranking Profile:

- Laval University is ranked 271st in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings 2010. It is also placed in the global top 300 for Engineering & IT (rated 299th internationally).

- According to the Research Inforsource Inc. 2009, Laval University is ranked 7th among the Top 50 Research Universities.

- In 2007, more than 1,300 faculty members shared $260 million in outside grants, Laval University is ranked 8th of 50 Canadian universities in terms of research funding, and the quality of its research was recognized internationally.

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