Queen's University

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Everything you need to know about Queen's University

University Ranking

The oldest and best-ranked institution in the world, Queen's University was established in 1841. Regarding Queen's University's position, it is 246 in the world, as reported by the QS World University Ranking 2023. Queen is regarded as one of Canada's finest institutions. It currently occupies rank 11 in Canada. Since 2017, Queen's has been able to maintain a high position in the globe. While Times Higher Education (THE) accords equal weight to Research, Teaching, and Citations at 30% each, QS places a full priority on Academic Reputation (40%) followed by Citations per Faculty and Faculty/Student Ratio at 20% each.

The university is listed in the best 250 of the world's universities by Times Higher Education in its 2022 World University Ranking. The university has been ranked at 412 for the year 2022 by US News & World Report, which specifically uses global research reputation, regional research reputation, and the number of publications cited (12.5% each) among other ranking characteristics. The university's current ranking rises 7 ranks from last year's ranking, making it 419 in 2021.

Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings [1]201-300301-400201-300201-300NA
QS - World University Ranking [2]224239239246240
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking [3]251-300251-300251-300251-300251-300
US News & World Report - Global Universities [4]371379379419412
Course Ranking

For 2021 and 2022, Bloomberg has ranked the institution as Canada's second-best business school. The university has been ranked 59th by The Financial Times for its Master in Management programme for 2022. For more than five years in a row, QS Subject Ranking has ranked the university between 101 and 150, at 66 for 2021 for pursuing a worldwide MBA, and between 101 and 150 for studying Accounting & Finance. In 2023, Queen's is ranked 234 overall in terms of subjects according to the QS WUR Ranking by Subjects. The university has been ranked between 301 and 400 in the Times Higher Education topic rankings for 2022 for PG Business and Economics studies.

THE put Queen's at 301-400 for 2022 when it comes to pursuing engineering degrees for Engineering and Technology. In terms of clinical programmes, it was ranked between 126 and 150. According to the US News Subject Ranking 2022, Queen's is ranked 492 for computer science and 255 for social science.


Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
Bloomberg - Best Business School Canada [5]22NA1NA
FT (Financial Times) - GMBA Ranking [6]NANANA100NA
FT (Financial Times) - Master in Management [6]53485954NA
QS - Accounting & Finance [7]101-150101-150101-150101-150NA
QS - Global MBA [8]8885786664
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics [9]101-125176-200201-250176-200301-400
Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - Engineering and Technology [10]184153161146NA
QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings201-250201-250201-250201-250NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering [11]176-200301-400301-400301-400301-400
Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science [12]251-300251-300401-500401-500401-500
Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings301-400201-300401-500401-500NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings101-150151-200201-300151-200NA
QS - Pharmacy & Pharmacology Rankings201-250151-200201-250201-250NA
QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings251-300201-250251-300251-300NA
QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings301-350251-300251-300301-350NA
QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings251-300251-300301-350301-350NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings301-400401-500401-500401-500401-500
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology RankingsNA887988151-175
Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings201-300201-300301-400301-400NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Ranking151-200NANANANA
QS - Politics Rankings151-200151-200151-200NANA
QS - QS - Sociology Rankings51-100101-150151-200201-250NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings251-300301-400301-400251-300301-400
Ranking for Medicine Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings151-200151-200201-300201-300NA
QS - QS - Medicine Rankings151-200151-200151-200201-250NA
QS - QS - Nursing Rankings51-10051-10051-100101-150NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings151-175176-200151-175151-175126-150
Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking101-150101-150101-150101-150NA
QS - QS - Law Rankings151-200151-200151-200151-200NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law RankingsNA101-125126-150126-150151-175


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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about Queen's University
Where is Queen's University located?

Queen's University is located in Kingston, Canada

How much does it cost to study in Queen's University?

The average first year cost to study in Queen's University is INR 3037461

What is the acceptance rate for Queen's University?

Queen's University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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