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January 8, 2009

Engineering at the University of Toronto once again ranked in 10th place overall among the world’s universities and colleges and 1st in Canada, in a recent ranking by the U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural World’s Best Colleges and Universities of 2008.

In 2008, U of T Engineering also ranked 1st in Canada and 10th overall in the world in the Engineering and IT category of the Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings, up from 11th in the world in 2007.

Using data from the Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings, this is the first ranking of the world’s best colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine U.S. News previously produced a U.S. ranking of colleges and universities for the past 25 years.

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U of T Engineering 10th Among World’s Universities:
1st in Canada for Engineering and IT

Engineering at the University of Toronto continues to be a global leader in the prestigious Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings Engineering and IT category. This year, Engineering at U of T ranked 10th overall in the world, up from 11th in 2007, and remains in first place among Canadian universities for a second year in a row.

“This once again affirms our strong reputation among our global peers as the top technology leader in Canada and among the world’s top 10 Engineering schools,” saidCristina Amon, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. “While surveys cannot capture all of our strengths, this provides an assessment of our outstanding reputation among academic peers for our excellence in innovative research and our pioneering contributions in Engineering education.”

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