2024 Maclean's University Rankings: Engineering Programs

By Tess Campbell Modified on October 18, 2023
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 2024 Maclean's University Rankings: Engineering Programs

Have you considered studying engineering? There are so many different fields you can specialize in: mechanical, electrical, chemical, computer, aerospace, environmental, software, and many more! So, how do you know which school has the best program? Maclean’s released their 2024 rankings for Canada’s best engineering programs.

Discover what universities cracked the top 20 in engineering programs. These rankings are based on the school’s program and research reputation.

School 2024 Overall Ranking Rank Last Year
University of Toronto 1 1*
University of British Columbia 2* 1*
University of Waterloo 2* 3
McGill University 4 4
University of Alberta 5 5
Queen's University 6 7
McMaster University 7 6
University of Calgary 8 11
Université de Montréal 9 8
Western University 10 14*
Université Laval 11 10
Concordia University 12 9
University of Ottawa 13 13
Dalhousie University 14 12
Université de Sherbrooke 15 17*
École de Technologie Supérieure 16 20
University of Victoria 17 17*
Carleton University 18* 14*
Memorial University 18* N/A
Simon Fraser University 18* N/A

An * indicates a tie.

Unlike last year where the University of British Columbia tied for first with the University of Toronto, this year UofT is the standalone top school for their engineering program. Two new schools are made their way into this year’s top 20 — Memorial University and Simon Fraser University!

As always, don’t base your school decision entirely on rankings. Make sure you consider location, size of the school, campus culture, extracurriculars, and anything else that’s important to you.

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