York University, Canada: World-wise, Country-wise and Subject-wise Rankings 2021
Established in 1959, York University is a modern, public university in Toronto, Canada with multiple campuses across the world. It is the third largest university in Canada and has one of the most diverse student bodies. The university is home to nearly 55,000 students. Over 8,500 international students representing 178 countries bring diversity to the campus. Programs at York University are offered across 200 disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels organized into 10 faculties. York University has a sized- reputation among law schools in Canada.
York has been recognized from Times Higher Education in its Impact Rankings for the third year in a row. It bagged the 67th position globally against 1,115 post-secondary institutions from 94 countries including some of the top Canadian Universities. Impact rankings are based on an institution’s contribution towards the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. York is ranked in the top 10 in the world in 4 key categories that include Clean Water and Sanitation, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities and Gender Equality. Other strength areas of the university at the faculty level are Law, Business, Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Psychology, Education, Environmental Science, etc.
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York University Ranking Highlights
Given below are the highlights of the York University rankings for 2021:
- In the THE, York University ranks 401-500th in World University Rankings 2021.
- Ranked #531-540 in QS World University Rankings 2021.
- The U.S. News and World Report 2021, the university has been placed #432 in Best Global Universities.
York University World Rankings
York University is ranked #531 in the QS Global World Rankings 2021 based on the ranking criteria given below:
|International Faculty Ratio||24.6|
|International Student Ratio||74.6|
The ranking position of the university from 2012 to 2021 is shown in the form of graph given below:
The 2021 rank for York in THE World University Rankings is 401-500th. THE allocates an overall score and 4 pillar score to all ranked institutions. However, an overall score is only provided for institutions ranked in the top 500 and is therefore not available for York University. The 4 pillar scores allocated are tabulated below:
The THE ranking trend for York University from 2012 to 2021 is depicted in the graph below:
The U.S. News and World Report has placed York University #432 in Best Global Universities in 2021 using a 13 indicator methodology to determine the overall scores. The university had an overall score of 53.1 and the parameters used are elaborated in the table below:
|Global research reputation||#277|
|Regional research reputation||#120|
|Normalized citation impact||#547|
|Number of publications that are among the 10% most cited||#450|
|Percentage of total publications that are among the 10% most cited||#603|
|International collaboration - relative to country||#1182|
|Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited||#425|
|Percentage of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited||#534|
York University Rankings in Canada
- Coming to the country-specific rankings of the York University, the U.S. News and World Report 2021 has placed it #17 in Best Global Universities in Canada.
- In the QS Top Universities, the York University ranked 18th in Canada out of a total of 26 Top Canadian Universities that were included in the list for 2021. The rankings are based on similar parameters as used for world university rankings i.e. academic reputation, employer reputation, international student ratio, etc.
- The university also bagged the 17th position in THE Best Universities in Canada 2021.
York University Subject-wise Ranking
The Osgoode Hall Law School of the university is highly ranked for its law programs. In the THE subject-wise rankings, law ranks among the top 50 i.e. at the 43rd position. Other than that, Schulich School of Business is also popular and placed 101-125 in the subject rankings for 2021. The table below represents the THE subject-wise rankings 2021:
|Business and Economics||101-125|
|Arts and Humanities||151-175|
|Engineering and Technology||401-500|
The disciplines placed in the top 100 in the QS rankings are Anthropology and Accounting and Finance. The QS WUR Ranking by Subject 2021 are given in the table below:
|Accounting and Finance||#95|
|English Language and Literature||#101|
|Law and Legal Studies||#101|
|Business and Management Studies||#114|
|Arts and Humanities||#185|
York University subject-wise rankings and overall scores according to the U.S. News and World Report 2021 based on the similar 13-parameter system used for global university rankings are given below:
|Economics and Business||#84||48.1|
|Arts and Humanities||#143||49|
|Social Sciences and Public Health||#310||37.4|
York University Miscellaneous Ranking
- York University ranks 67th in THE Impact Rankings 2021.
- In the QS Top Universities Graduate Employability Rankings 2020, it ranks #301.
- The Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA ranked 4th in the world among joint programs by QS Global EMBA rankings 2020.
York University has a vast network of over 325,000 alumni around the world. In recent years, the university had a 92% placement rate within 2 years from graduation. The university has maintained its name and position in the world rankings over the years. It is a leader in international teaching and research that assures career success to its students.