QS World University Rankings 2025 released

QS Quacquarelli Symonds has released the QS World University Rankings for 2025, assessing a record 1,503 institutions from around the world. The ranking measures universities on their performance across metrics such as reputation, faculty-student ratios, citations, and sustainability. Four Canadian institutions appeared in the global top 100: the University of Toronto (#25), McGill University (#29), the University of British Columbia (#38), and the University of Alberta (#96). U of T was also noted for having the world’s leading score in the measure of sustainability. Outside of Canada, QS noted the improvements made by universities from countries in the Global South, such as India, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Turkiye, while marking the declining rankings of institutions from leading countries like the United Kingdom and United States.

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