Canadian University Report 2011

The Globe and Mail has released its ninth annual Canadian University Report (2011) which is based on the results from responses to more than 100 questions from over 38,000 undergraduate students at 53 universities.

The University of Winnipeg continues to be one of Canada's top undergraduate universities according to the Globe & Mail Canadian University Report 2011. It is ranked 1st or 2nd in Canada in five important categories including: class sizes (1st), libraries and environmental commitment (1st), quality of education and course availability (2nd). UWinnipeg has been singled out for innovative programs and diversity of its student body (1st in Western Canada).

The 2011 report gives St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) the highest grades awarded within its field in key categories such as: most satisfied students (A); quality of education (A); class sizes (A+); campus atmosphere (A); career preparation (A-).

Acadia University is placed 1st in 6 of 17 categories with A level grades. These include student/faculty interaction, teaching, class size, technology, environmental commitment and satisfaction with town/city. Acadia also earned top rank in Canada in the section asking if the university is engaged in local issues.

Trinity Western University (TWU) earned more A range grades than any other post-secondary institution in British Columbia; ranking it higher than other leading universities such as UBC, SFU, and UFV. Students gave TWU an A+ in principal categories: Quality of Education, Student-Faculty Interaction, Class Size and Overall Atmosphere.

In terms of overall student satisfaction, the University of Western Ontario and McGill University received an "A" and "A-" respectively, among large institutions.

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