42 Best Law schools in Canada

Below is the list of best universities in Canada ranked based on their research performance in Law. A graph of 202K citations received by 20.3K academic papers made by 42 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 Law

    University of Toronto logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    84,556
    Founded
    1827
  2. For Law

    McGill University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Enrollment
    40,036
    Founded
    1821
  3. For Law

    York University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Enrollment
    53,000
    Founded
    1959
  4. For Law

    University of British Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    53%
    Enrollment
    59,659
    Founded
    1908
  5. For Law

    University of Ottawa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Enrollment
    42,027
    Founded
    1848
  6. For Law

    University of Alberta logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1908
  7. For Law

    Queen's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    30,386
    Founded
    1841
  8. For Law

    Dalhousie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    18,500
    Founded
    1818
  9. For Law

    University of Victoria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  10. For Law

    Simon Fraser University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1965
  11. For Law

    Western University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Enrollment
    27,300
    Founded
    1878
  12. For Law

    Carleton University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    27,823
    Founded
    1942
  13. For Law

    University of Calgary logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1966
  14. For Law

    University of Montreal logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,360
    Founded
    1878
  15. For Law

    McMaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    30,117
    Founded
    1887
  16. For Law

    University of Manitoba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    52%
    Enrollment
    29,800
    Founded
    1877
  17. For Law

    University of Windsor logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    16,092
    Founded
    1857
  18. For Law

    University of Waterloo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    53%
    Enrollment
    35,900
    Founded
    1957
  19. For Law

    Wilfrid Laurier University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    89%
    Enrollment
    19,000
    Founded
    1911
  20. For Law

    Concordia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    62%
    Enrollment
    43,752
    Founded
    1974
  21. For Law

    University of Saskatchewan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    20,953
    Founded
    1907
  22. For Law

    Laval University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    43,000
    Founded
    1852
  23. For Law

    University of Guelph logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1964
  24. For Law

    Ryerson University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    38,950
    Founded
    1948
  25. For Law

    University of Quebec in Montreal logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    39,316
    Founded
    1969
  26. For Law

    Memorial University of Newfoundland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1925
  27. For Law

    University of New Brunswick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1785
  28. For Law

    Brock University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    18,824
    Founded
    1964
  29. For Law

    University of Winnipeg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Founded
    1871
  30. For Law

    Trent University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1963
  31. For Law

    Lakehead University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1965
  32. For Law

    University of Regina logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    13,155
    Founded
    1911
  33. For Law

    Saint Mary's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    7,465
    Founded
    1802
  34. For Law

    Ontario Tech University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2002
  35. For Law

    Royal Military College of Canada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1876
  36. For Law

    Thompson Rivers University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1970
  37. For Law

    University of Lethbridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    93%
    Enrollment
    8,059
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1967
  38. For Law

    University of Northern British Columbia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1990
  39. For Law

    University of Sherbrooke logo
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1954
  40. For Law

    Kwantlen Polytechnic University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1981
  41. For Law

    Laurentian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1960
  42. For Law

    Brandon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    52%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1899

The best cities to study Law in Canada based on the number of universities and their ranks are Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Ottawa.