24 Best universities for Game Design and Development in Canada

Below is the list of best universities in Canada ranked based on their research performance in Game Design and Development. A graph of 109K citations received by 3.33K academic papers made by 24 universities in Canada was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Toronto

For Game Design and Development

#14 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
95,055
Founded
1827

2. Simon Fraser University

For Game Design and Development

#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1965

3. University of British Columbia

For Game Design and Development

#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
59,659
Founded
1908

4. McGill University

For Game Design and Development

#31 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
40,036
Founded
1821

5. University of Alberta

For Game Design and Development

#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1908

6. University of Ottawa

For Game Design and Development

#34 in the World
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848

7. University of Waterloo

For Game Design and Development

#53 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
35,900
Founded
1957

8. University of Calgary

For Game Design and Development

#66 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1966

9. Ontario Tech University

For Game Design and Development

#73 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002

10. University of Saskatchewan

For Game Design and Development

#75 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
20,953
Founded
1907

11. McMaster University

For Game Design and Development

#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
30,117
Founded
1887

12. York University

For Game Design and Development

#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
53,000
Founded
1959

13. Western University

For Game Design and Development

#119 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
27,300
Founded
1878

14. Queen's University

For Game Design and Development

#133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
30,386
Founded
1841

15. Carleton University

For Game Design and Development

#144 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
27,823
Founded
1942

16. University of Montreal

For Game Design and Development

#166 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
45,360
Founded
1878

17. Brock University

For Game Design and Development

#167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
18,824
Founded
1964

18. Laval University

For Game Design and Development

#183 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1852

19. University of Manitoba

For Game Design and Development

#245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
29,800
Founded
1877

20. University of Victoria

For Game Design and Development

#276 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

21. Concordia University

For Game Design and Development

#320 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
43,752
Founded
1974

22. Ryerson University

For Game Design and Development

#359 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
38,950
Founded
1948

23. University of New Brunswick

For Game Design and Development

#370 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1785

24. University of Quebec in Outaouais

For Game Design and Development

#419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1981

The best cities to study Game Design and Development in Canada based on the number of universities and their ranks are Toronto, Burnaby, Vancouver, and Montreal.