Universities in Halifax, Canada - Rankings & Reviews

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Universities in Halifax

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31560

Students

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360000

Population

5 universities in Halifax are listed in 25 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 5 different subject specific rankings. 3 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

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Oldest university in Halifax:
University of King's College was founded in 1789
Largest university in Halifax:
Dalhousie University with 19223 students
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Halifax
  • 10 Oct, 2020: Publication of NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers. Dalhousie University ranked #311.
  • 10 Oct, 2020: New edition of NTU North America. Dalhousie University in position #108.
  • 08 Oct, 2020: Rogers Digital Media published most recent results of MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities. Includes 2 universities from Halifax.
  • 08 Oct, 2020: MacLeans University Rankings - Medical Doctoral universities updated with Dalhousie University in position 7.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Halifax

#1
Philosophy
(University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#92 
#7 
Dalhousie University
#2
Dentistry
(University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#142 
#4 
Dalhousie University
#3
Environment / Ecology
(NTU by Subject (2019))
#150 
#7 
Dalhousie University
#4
Mechanical Engineering
(NTU by Subject (2019))
#351 
#44 
Dalhousie University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (134 reviews) Click to rate
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#193  #18  4icu - Top English-Speaking Universities [01 July, 2020]
#201  #10  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities [17 August, 2020]
#18  #17  Canada's Top 50 Research Universities [23 March, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (72 reviews) Click to rate
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#18  #17  MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities [08 October, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (162 reviews) Click to rate
#47  #44  Canada's Top 50 Research Universities [23 March, 2020]
#1645  #35  CWUR Center for World University Rankings [15 June, 2020]
#4  #4  MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities [08 October, 2020]

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#4

NSCAD University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (28 reviews) Click to rate
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#5

University of King's College

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (31 reviews) Click to rate
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Key Facts about Halifax

Population: 360000

Time: GMT -4

District/province: Nova Scotia,

Living costs for students in Halifax:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 93* (7% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 68* (32% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 92* (8% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 6.44 C$
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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FAQ

Dalhousie University ranks #1 in Halifax in our meta ranking composed of 110 university rankings.

Among all universities in Halifax Dalhousie University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 25 rankings where Dalhousie University is listed.

Dalhousie University is ranked best in Halifax for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the Dalhousie University.

Dalhousie University is ranked best in Halifax for Medicine & Health. See all rankings for the Dalhousie University.

Dalhousie University is ranked best in Halifax for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the Dalhousie University.

Dalhousie University is ranked best in Halifax for Engineering. See all rankings for the Dalhousie University.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU North America:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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RUY

Criteria used in ranking -Canada's Top 50 Research Universities:
Total Sponsored Research Income 20%
Research Intensity per Faculty 20%
Total Number of Publications 20%
Publication Intensity 20%
Publication Impact 10%
Research Intensity per Graduate Student 10%

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Rogers Digital Media

Criteria used in ranking -MacLeans University Rankings - Medical Doctoral universities:
Students 28%
Faculty 24%
Resources 20%
Reputation 15%
Student support 13%

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Criteria used in ranking -MacLeans University Rankings - Primarily Undergraduate universities:
Students 28%
Faculty 24%
Resources 20%
Reputation 15%
Student support 13%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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