Dalhousie University is internationally recognized as a leading university for outstanding academic quality and teaching, consistently placed as one of Canada's leading universities in both national and international league tables.

The University offers a range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Undergraduate students pursue their studies in the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Management, Science, Computer Science, Architecture and Planning, Engineering, and the Health Professions.

Dalhousie is a member of the Group of Thirteen (G13) - a group of the leading research universities in Canada. It has produced the first female Supreme Court of Canada judge, and the first American woman to walk in space.


- According to the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, it is ranked 221st in 2007, 197th in 2008 and 214th in 2010.

- 8th in Canada and 180th globally in the Global University Ranking (2009), compiled by a Russian organization that ranks the top 500 global universities.

- Placed among the world top 200 universities for the following subjects: Natural Sciences (200th), Life Sciences & Biomedicine (118th), in THE-QS Rankings 2009.

- Rated as the eighth-best university (Medical Doctoral Rankings) in Canada by Maclean's Magazine in 2008.

- 5th in Canada and 39th in the world according to the ranking of top best MBA programs by Beyond Grey Pinstripes 2007.

- Named the best non-commercial scientific institute in which to work in Canada by The Scientist magazine (2006).

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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