Laurentian University

Why Laurentian University ?

  • Laurentian a top three ranking from 2008-2011 in total sponsored research income amongst primarily undergraduate universities in Canada, including two years as #1.
  • International enrolment has increased by more than 14% over the last four years.
  • One of the highest post-graduation employment rates in Ontario: 91.7% after 6 months; 95% after two years.
  • 50% growth over the last decade: Laurentian University has grown from 6,000 to over 9,500 students since 2000.

Canada's Top 50 Research Universities List ranks universities by their research income. Accompanying the Top 50 List each year are Research Universities of the Year ranking based on a balanced scorecard of input, output and impact measures.

Canada's Top 50 Research Universities List is released each fall. Using Statistics Canada data and a proprietary Canadian University R&D Database, the List ranks universities by their research income. Accompanying the Top 50 List each year are Research Universities of the Year rankings based on a balanced scorecard of input, output and impact measures.

Laurentian highlights this year include:

  • Ranked 36 in the top 50 research universities list for sponsored research income,
  • Ranked 47th for the research universities of the year,
  • Ranked 2nd for corporate research income and 11th for non-profit income out of 15 universities for 2010-2014,
  • Top 10 universities by income growth, coming in 7th with a 13.3% increase in the 2013 ranking.


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