82 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Canada

Below is the list of best universities in Canada ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 9.21M citations received by 323K academic papers made by 82 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Toronto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    84,556
    Founded
    1827
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of British Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    53%
    Enrollment
    59,659
    Founded
    1908
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    McGill University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Enrollment
    40,036
    Founded
    1821
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Alberta logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1908
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Calgary logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1966
  6. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Western University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Enrollment
    27,300
    Founded
    1878
  7. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    York University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Enrollment
    53,000
    Founded
    1959
  8. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Queen's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    30,386
    Founded
    1841
  9. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    McMaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    30,117
    Founded
    1887
  10. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Ottawa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Enrollment
    42,027
    Founded
    1848
  11. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Montreal logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,360
    Founded
    1878
  12. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Simon Fraser University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1965
  13. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Manitoba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    52%
    Enrollment
    29,800
    Founded
    1877
  14. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Victoria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  15. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Dalhousie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    18,500
    Founded
    1818
  16. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Waterloo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    53%
    Enrollment
    35,900
    Founded
    1957
  17. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Laval University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    43,000
    Founded
    1852
  18. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Carleton University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    27,823
    Founded
    1942
  19. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Guelph logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1964
  20. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Saskatchewan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    20,953
    Founded
    1907
  21. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Concordia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    62%
    Enrollment
    43,752
    Founded
    1974
  22. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Memorial University of Newfoundland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1925
  23. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Quebec in Montreal logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    39,316
    Founded
    1969
  24. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Windsor logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    16,092
    Founded
    1857
  25. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Wilfrid Laurier University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    89%
    Enrollment
    19,000
    Founded
    1911
  26. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Brock University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    18,824
    Founded
    1964
  27. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of New Brunswick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1785
  28. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ryerson University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    38,950
    Founded
    1948
  29. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Sherbrooke logo
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1954
  30. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Trent University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1963
  31. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Lethbridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    93%
    Enrollment
    8,059
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1967
  32. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Regina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    13,155
    Founded
    1911
  33. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Lakehead University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1965
  34. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Winnipeg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Founded
    1871
  35. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Saint Mary's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    7,465
    Founded
    1802
  36. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Laurentian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1960
  37. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Northern British Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1990
  38. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    HEC Montreal logo
    Enrollment
    13,046
    Founded
    1907
  39. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    St. Francis Xavier University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1853
  40. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Quebec logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1968
  41. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Acadia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1838
  42. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ontario Tech University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2002
  43. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Prince Edward Island logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    4,336
    Founded
    1969
  44. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Mount Saint Vincent University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Enrollment
    4,050
    Founded
    1873
  45. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Quebec, Trois-Rivieres logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1969
  46. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    MacEwan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1971
  47. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Moncton logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1864
  48. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Mount Royal University logo
    Enrollment
    12,577
    Founded
    1910
  49. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Mount Allison University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1839
  50. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Cape Breton University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1974
  51. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nipissing University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    4,838
    Founded
    1992
  52. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Brandon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    52%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1899
  53. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Thompson Rivers University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  54. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    St. Thomas University - Canada logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1910
  55. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Royal Roads University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1995
  56. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Bishop's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    2,756
    Founded
    1843
  57. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Polytechnic School of Montreal logo
    Enrollment
    7,000
    Founded
    1873
  58. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of the Fraser Valley logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1974
  59. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Royal Military College of Canada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1876
  60. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Trinity Western University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    1986
  61. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Quebec at Chicoutimi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    88%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1969
  62. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Quebec in Rimouski logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    7,200
    Founded
    1969
  63. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Quebec in Outaouais logo
    Enrollment
    6,360
    Founded
    1981
  64. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Vancouver Island University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    16,000
    Founded
    1969
  65. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    National School of Public Administration logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1969
  66. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kwantlen Polytechnic University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1981
  67. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    British Columbia Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1960
  68. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Concordia University of Edmonton logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1921
  69. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    School of Higher Technology - University of Quebec logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1974
  70. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Algoma University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2008
  71. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of King's College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1789
  72. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Quebec, Abitibi-Temiscamingue logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1970
  73. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kings University in Canada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    22%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1979
  74. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Redeemer University College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    910
    Founded
    1982
  75. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Capilano University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Enrollment
    7,000
    Founded
    1968
  76. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    OCAD University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    4,827
    Founded
    1876
  77. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    St. Thomas More College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1936
  78. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Saint-Boniface logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    989
    Founded
    1818
  79. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    First Nations University of Canada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1976
  80. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Sainte-Anne logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1890
  81. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ambrose University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    800
    Founded
    1921
  82. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Crandall University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1949

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Canada based on the number of universities and their ranks are Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and Edmonton.