60 Best universities for Physics in Canada

Below is the list of best universities in Canada ranked based on their research performance in Physics. A graph of 7.6M citations received by 214K academic papers made by 60 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.

For Physics

#1 in Canada
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
95,055
Founded
1827

For Physics

#2 in Canada
#88 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
40,036
Founded
1821

For Physics

#3 in Canada
#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
59,659
Founded
1908

For Physics

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

For Physics

#5 in Canada
#129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1908

For Physics

#6 in Canada
#145 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
30,117
Founded
1887

For Physics

#7 in Canada
#241 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
27,300
Founded
1878

For Physics

#8 in Canada
#262 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1966

For Physics

#9 in Canada
#280 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1852

For Physics

#10 in Canada
#281 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
30,386
Founded
1841

For Physics

#11 in Canada
#304 in the World
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848

For Physics

#12 in Canada
#316 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
45,360
Founded
1878

For Physics

#13 in Canada
#397 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1965

For Physics

#14 in Canada
#403 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1954

For Physics

#15 in Canada
#421 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
9,476
Founded
1873

For Physics

#16 in Canada
#429 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Physics

#17 in Canada
#437 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,500
Founded
1818

For Physics

#18 in Canada
#446 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
29,800
Founded
1877

For Physics

#19 in Canada
#494 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
20,953
Founded
1907

For Physics

#20 in Canada
#544 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1964

For Physics

#21 in Canada
#622 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
27,823
Founded
1942

For Physics

#22 in Canada
#678 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,092
Founded
1857

For Physics

#23 in Canada
#692 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
43,752
Founded
1974

For Physics

#24 in Canada
#762 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
38,950
Founded
1948

For Physics

#25 in Canada
#832 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1785

For Physics

#26 in Canada
#858 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
53,000
Founded
1959

For Physics

#27 in Canada
#889 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1968

For Physics

#28 in Canada
#922 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1925

For Physics

#29 in Canada
#976 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1876

For Physics

#30 in Canada
#1243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1974

For Physics

#31 in Canada
#1278 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1965

For Physics

#32 in Canada
#1335 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002

For Physics

#33 in Canada
#1367 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1969

For Physics

#34 in Canada
#1370 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1969

For Physics

#35 in Canada
#1418 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1864

For Physics

#36 in Canada
#1433 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1969

For Physics

#37 in Canada
#1444 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
1871

For Physics

#38 in Canada
#1462 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
9,323
Founded
1960

For Physics

#39 in Canada
#1579 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
7,281
Founded
1802

For Physics

#40 in Canada
#1582 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1911

For Physics

#41 in Canada
#1606 in the World
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1911

For Physics

#42 in Canada
#1617 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1963

For Physics

#43 in Canada
#1620 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
18,824
Founded
1964

For Physics

#44 in Canada
#1719 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1967

For Physics

#45 in Canada
#1741 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,756
Founded
1843

For Physics

#46 in Canada
#2123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1853

For Physics

#47 in Canada
#2215 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1839

For Physics

#48 in Canada
#2237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
4,336
Founded
1969

For Physics

#49 in Canada
#2417 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1970

For Physics

#50 in Canada
#2584 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1838

For Physics

#51 in Canada
#2684 in the World
Acceptance Rate
48%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1899

For Physics

#52 in Canada
#2699 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1981

For Physics

#53 in Canada
#2742 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1990

For Physics

#54 in Canada
#3307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1916

For Physics

#55 in Canada
#3431 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1960

For Physics

#56 in Canada
#3514 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1974

For Physics

#57 in Canada
#3515 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
4,050
Founded
1873

For Physics

#58 in Canada
#3624 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1974

For Physics

#59 in Canada
#3786 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1971

For Physics

#60 in Canada
#4072 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2008

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