U of T Engineering Top Rankings

Engineering at the University of Toronto (U of T) is consistently ranked amongst the world's best in international league tables.

The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering has the following Academic Units: Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry; Civil Engineering; The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Energy Systems and Environmental Engineering; Engineering Science; Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering; University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies. All of its programs are accredited and graduates are eligible to become registered Professional Engineers (P.Eng.).


- 1st in Canada and 8th in the world in the 2009 Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings’ Engineering and Information Technology category. It is ranked 5th in North America, following MIT, Berkeley, Stanford and Caltech.

-  U of T Engineering moved up two places to 19th in the world in the 2009 Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for Engineering/ Technology and Computer Sciences.

- Ranked 10th overall in the world, up from 11th in 2007, in THE - QS World University Rankings 2008. It remained in first place among Canadian universities for a second year in a row, and in 7th position in North America.

- Engineering at the University of Toronto is rated 10th overall among the world’s universities and colleges and 1st in Canada, in the ranking by U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural World’s Best Colleges and Universities of 2008.

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