Carleton University - Rankings

Founded in 1942, Carleton University is a leading comprehensive university located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The University offers programs of study in areas such as engineering, journalism, public affairs, film studies, high technology and international studies.

Carleton University has the following Faculties:
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering and Design
- Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
- Faculty of Public Affairs
- Faculty of Science
- The Sprott School of Business

Sprott School of Business has been awarded accreditation by the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS).

Ratings and Rankings:

- Placed among the world's top 400 universities, ranked 386th in Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2009.

- Ranked 402-501st globally (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009).

- 7th out of out 11 comprehensive schools in Macleans annual university rankings in 2008.

- 19th in Canada and 346th in the world (THES - QS World University Rankings 2008).

- 305th–401st overall of the top 500 universities of the world (ARWU 2007).

- The Department of Political Science was ranked 1st in 2006 amongst Canadian comprehensive universities based on total publications and citations by Research Infosource Inc.

- Ranked the number one comprehensive university for scholarships and bursaries (Maclean’s 2005).

- The Department of Physics was rated 1st in Canada in citations per paper (highest impact) from 2000-2004 by Science Watch newsletter, published by Thomson Scientific.

- It was one of 15 Canadian schools ranked in the top 200 Economics programs worldwide, according to research output, as reported in a study by Kalaitzidakis et al.

- Norman Paterson School of International Affairs was ranked 1st in Canada and 2nd in North America in schools offering Masters degrees in International Relations, according to a survey of 110 Canadian foreign affairs scholars published in Foreign Policy.

- 7th out of 60 universities in Canada (Gourman Report 1998).