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School scores high in global rankings

Apr 29, 2020


The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings and the QS World University Rankings for 2020 have just been released, and McMaster University and its School of Nursing have placed high once again.

McMaster University is ranked 17th in the world this year in The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, which recognizes the contributions universities make to their local communities, countries and the globe. “The Top 20 universities all show a commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals that stretches across the entire institution, and takes in their research, their teaching, the outreach that they perform in their communities, and their careful stewardship of natural and human resources,” says Duncan Ross, data and analytics director with Times Higher Education. Read the full story here: McMaster Daily News.

In the QS World University Rankings for 2020, at the institutional level, McMaster University ranks #35 globally. However, in the nursing category, McMaster does even better. The school is tied for #16 globally and second only to University of Toronto nationally. The QS World University Rankings evaluate schools and departments based on: Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio, and International Student Ratio. 

Dr. Sandra Carroll is the vice-dean, Faculty of Health Sciences & executive director, School of Nursing. “2020 is the International Year of the Nurse. In face of the pandemic, the world is recognizing more than ever the importance of nurses. We are proud to be recognized for our role in educating more highly qualified nurses, whether they are on the front line providing care in this global health crisis, or researching better ways to deliver health care now and in the future,” says Carroll.

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