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Massive climb for U of T in ‘Politics and International Studies’ section of QS University Rankings

March 8, 2017

The University of Toronto has been ranked number twelve in the 2017 QS World University Rankings in the Politics and International Studies section, jumping from the twenty-fourth spot in 2016.

According to their website, the University of Toronto has “assembled one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in breadth and depth on any other Canadian campus. U of T faculty co-author more research articles than their colleagues at any university in the US or Canada other than Harvard. As a measure of impact, U of T consistently ranks alongside the top five U.S. universities whose discoveries are most often cited by other researchers around the world. The U of T faculty are also widely recognized for their teaching strengths and commitment to graduate supervision.”

QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) a UK-based company specialising in education and study abroad. It is the only international ranking to have received International Ranking Expert Group (IREG) approval and is viewed as one of the most widely read of its kind.