Two Quebec law faculties have been rated as two of the best 100 in the world to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings.
McGill University’s law faculty, headed by Robert Leckey, was ranked 17th worldwide, maintaining its hold in the global top 20 since THE began publishing rankings specific to law in 2017.
The Université de Montréal’s law faculty was ranked 51st, climbing an impressive 42 spots.
The law faculty of the Université du Québec à Montréal was ranked between 101st and 125th while the Université Laval graded between 126th and 150th position. The Université de Sherbrooke’s law faculty was not rated.
Other Canadian law faculties did well as well.
The University of Toronto’s law faculty bested McGill by a rank, and was rated 16th best in the world. The University of British Columbia’s law faculty was ranked 39th, York University 50th, the University of Ottawa between 101 and 125, Western University between 126 and 150, University of Alberta between 151 and 175 as was Dalhousie University and Queen’s University. Carleton University and the University of Victoria’s law faculty were rated between 176 and 200.
THE law rankings, which include 257 institutions from 39 countries, are based on scores in five categories: teaching, research, citations, international outlook, and industry income.
|16||University of Toronto|
|39||University of British Columbia|
|51||Université de Montréal|
|Between 100 and 125||Université du Québec à Montréal|
|Between 100 and 125||University of Ottawa|
|Between 126 and 150||Université Laval|
|Between 126 and 150||Western University|
|Between 151 and 175||University of Alberta|
|Between 151 and 175||Dalhousie University|
|Between 151 and 175||Queen's University|
|Between 176 and 200||Carleton University|
|Between 176 and 200||University of Victoria|
|Not rated.||Université de Sherbrooke|