York lands in top five in ‘Maclean’s’ comprehensive university ranking

Two students in front of Vari Hall

York University has advanced to the top five in the 2023 Maclean’s University Rankings in the comprehensive category, moving up one spot from last year.

Universities in the comprehensive category have a significant amount of research activity and a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Over the last 10 years, York has also advanced 19 spots on the national reputation ranking, this year moving up one spot to No. 17 in Canada.

“York’s impressive fifth-place ranking as one of Canada’s top comprehensive universities confirms to our students, and the broader community, the growing importance of the work we are doing to drive positive change,” said President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton. “Rankings are important indicators, and we always strive to do well. It is through teaching, research and discovery, innovation, and community building, that we achieve our goal: to have a lasting impact on the world around us. That’s exactly what we will continue to do.”

Other highlights include:

  • Sixth place ranking in Best Education Programs (Faculty of Education)
  • Seventh place ranking in Best Business Programs (Schulich School of Business)

For more, visit the Maclean’s website.