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Top Schools For Engineering In Canada 2018

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It’s important to find a career that you enjoy. After all, you’ll probably be spending eight hours or more a day, five days a week, at your job. Engineering can provide a satisfying field of work.

Engineering is generally preparing individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to solve a wide variety of practical problems in industry, social organization, public works, and commerce. Includes instruction in undifferentiated and individualized programs in engineering

Students who decide to study engineering in  Canada have a broad range of career opportunities, particularly if they choose to stay in Canada after graduation.

Here are the Top Schools For Engineering In Canada 2018

 

10. Concordia University

Concordia University

Concordia University Engineering Building

Concordia is a comprehensive university with over 500 programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The school is home to state-of-the-art centres of research during some of Montreal’s best museums and nightclubs. Concordia is forward-thinking, a diverse institution in a bustling urban environment.

 

9. Ryerson University

Ryerson University

George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre

Ryerson University has always maintained a polytechnic focus. But fairly recently the University began to reinvent itself in the realm of business incubation and innovation. Ryerson is also a truly urban university, so don’t expect sprawling green grass and colonial buildings: the school is located in the middle of Toronto’s financial district.

 

8. University of Ontario Institute-Technology

University of Ontario Institute Technology

The Software and Informatics Research Centre

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is one of the newest post-secondary schools in the country. Founded in 2002, UOIT was created with the strategic purpose to match a technological education to the market-driven needs of employers. The technologically-enriched collaborative learning environment also stresses environmental innovation.

 

7. University of Calgary

University of Calgary Engineering Building

University of Calgary Engineering Building

The University of Calgary is located in Canada’s rapidly booming energy capital. Not surprisingly, engineering and energy-related disciplines and business programs prosper here helped by significant private sector funding but it is also a centre for political science and public policy.

 

6. University of Montreal

University of Montreal

University of Montreal

Université de Montréal is highly sought after for both undergraduate and graduate studies, with a population of 35,000 and 12,000 respectively. The school is surrounded by lush greenery, and though somewhat removed from the downtown core of Montréal, students are never too far from the action. The surrounding neighbourhood of Côte-des-Neiges is made up of countless cafés, bars, and restaurants, and many student apartments and residences.

 

5. McGill University

McGill University Campus

McGill University Campus

McGill has become an epicentre for research and instruction compelling countless bright students from all over the globe. Home to 11 faculties and 12 professional schools, McGill offers its 38,000 students a choice of over 300 programs over two campuses. McGill’s main buildings sit at the heart of the vibrant downtown core of Montreal, and students at this academic and cultural icon are never far from off-campus excitement.

 

4. University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia engineering building

UBC has an international reputation for leading research and academic programs at all levels, landing it consistently in one of the world’s top 50 spots. 14 faculties offer more than 200 programs in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education studies. Located on a large peninsula in Vancouver, the campus looks and feels like a small city

3. University of Alberta

University of Alberta Campus

University of Alberta Campus

Located in Edmonton, University of Alberta is the province’s leading research and education institution. Largely known for engineering, science, and medicine, the university also offers more than 400 programs in 18 faculties. Considered a top five university in Canada, and in the top 100 globally, the school combines excellent instruction, state-of-the-art facilities, well-funded programs, and world-renowned research.

 

2. University of Toronto

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

With a global name for itself, the University of Toronto is a big-league player. It consistently ranks as one of the top 50 public universities in the world and its reputation as a research institution brings countless accolades. It is also a big institution, with more than 8,000 faculty and nearly 60,000 students over three campuses: in downtown Toronto (St. George campus), Mississauga, and Scarborough. The university’s popularity is reflected in an international student body comprised of students from over 150 countries.

 

1. University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo Engineering Building

The University of Waterloo is traditionally recognized as a science and engineering giant. It’s not just a think tank, however; the school incubates and drives innovation in the Technology Triangle, a network of over 1000 tech companies in the area. Meanwhile, Waterloo has the largest co-op program in the world with more than 19,000 participating students in more than 120 co-op programs.

Melissa Dimon

Melissa Dimon is recent graduate from University of Texas- Austin and Former Content Marketer at Simple.com and Currently Serving as Editor In Chief For University Magazine and Edmonton Gazette

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