SAIT and NAIT top Canada’s research college rankings

October 23, 2013

Canada’s 50 leading research colleges had a combined research income of $117.3 million in the 2012 fiscal year, reports the inaugural ranking of Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges, released by Research Infosource Inc. Leading the group with a total of $9.8 million in funding is SAIT Polytechnic, followed by the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology ($6.3 million), Newfoundland's College of the North Atlantic ($6.0 million), Yukon College ($5.4 million), and the British Columbia Institute of Technology ($5.2 million). The national total research income is a 30.7% increase over 2011, and the number of faculty involved in research increased by 15.2%. Although Canada’s colleges experienced substantial growth in research income, the country’s universities only recorded an increase of 1.1% in 2012. Research Infosource News Release | Rankings