List of 24 best universities in Ontario

We ranked 24 best universities in Ontario based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 34M citations received by 823K publications made by 24 universities in Ontario, measured the popularity of 2,206 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Ontario
#1 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
95,055
Founded
1827
#2 in Ontario
#6 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
35,900
Founded
1957
#3 in Ontario
#9 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
27,300
Founded
1878
#4 in Ontario
#10 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
30,117
Founded
1887
#5 in Ontario
#11 in Canada
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848
#6 in Ontario
#13 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
53,000
Founded
1959
#7 in Ontario
#16 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
30,386
Founded
1841
#8 in Ontario
#19 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1964
#9 in Ontario
#20 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
27,823
Founded
1942
#10 in Ontario
#23 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
38,950
Founded
1948
#11 in Ontario
#27 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,092
Founded
1857
#12 in Ontario
#30 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
18,824
Founded
1964
#13 in Ontario
#31 in Canada
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1911
#14 in Ontario
#35 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1963
#15 in Ontario
#36 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
82%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1965
#16 in Ontario
#38 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
9,323
Founded
1960
#17 in Ontario
#59 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002
#18 in Ontario
#60 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1876
#19 in Ontario
#64 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1992
#20 in Ontario
#69 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
4,827
Founded
1876
#21 in Ontario
#70 in Canada
#1042 in North America
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2008
#22 in Ontario
#85 in Canada
#1660 in North America
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
910
Founded
1982
#23 in Ontario
#92 in Canada
#2002 in North America
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1899
#24 in Ontario
#93 in Canada
#2028 in North America
Enrollment
125
Founded
1972

Closest to Ontario states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni Canada Flag rank
Quebec 17 3
Manitoba 5 15
New Brunswick 8 26
Saskatchewan 6 18
Prince Edward Island 1 43
Nova Scotia 9 14
Newfoundland and Labrador 2 24
Alberta 12 4
Northwest Territories 1 97
British Columbia 16 2