Queen’s University at Kingston in Ontario ranks 5th in the Impact Rankings 2021 from Times Higher Educations
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We use carefully calibrated indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons across three broad areas: research, outreach and stewardship.
Queen’s University is highly-ranked in Canada for student experience, taking an inclusive approach and offering learning beyond the classroom; this experience includes the most clubs per capita of any Canadian University as well as a robust international exchange program with more than 220 partners.
There are three key criteria that institutions must meet to be included in the ranking:
- Publish a sufficient number of academic papers over a five-year period – this threshold is currently set at 1,000 papers
- Teach undergraduates
- Work across a range of subjects
Queen’s research-intensive environment and interdisciplinary program offerings provide students with the comprehensive and nimble skills required in today’s competitive and evolving workforce with 91% of Queen’s grads employed within six months after graduation.
Bolstered by the outstanding reputations of its scholars and researchers — including 2015 Nobel Prize winner Arthur B. McDonald — a Queen’s education can provide unparalleled access to careers and personal development opportunities around the world. With particular academic strengths in physics, cancer research, geo-engineering, data analytics, and social sciences like surveillance studies and mental health, the university sets graduates up for excellence across disciplines.
Home to more than 24,000 students, Queen’s boasts an undergraduate graduation rate of 93%, diverse learning opportunities, a broad range of student services and supports, unmistakable school spirit, and a tight-knit global network of 159,000 alumni in 153 countries. Ultimately, to graduate from Queen’s University is to join an international community of lifelong learners and accomplished leaders.