Reputation and Rankings of McGill University
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McGill University is a world's top research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
As of 2012, McGill ranked 18th in the world in the QS World University Rankings, maintaining its position among top 20 universities globally for the sixth consecutive year. According to the 2011 Emerging/Trendence Global Employability Ranking, McGill was ranked 19th in the world for popularity among major employers. In the Maclean's 21st Annual University Ranking (2012), McGill is ranked 1st in Canada among
all research universities offering medical and doctoral degrees,
maintaining this ranking for the eighth year in a row. McGill also
topped the rankings of all Canadian universities from 1991 (when the
Maclean's university rankings started) to 1994. In the most recent ranking of world universities by U.S. News & World Report, McGill university is ranked 18th. McGill ranks 28th in the world according to the 2011-2012 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
With almost 215,000 living
alumni worldwide, students and professors at McGill have been
recognized in fields ranging from the arts and sciences, to business,
politics, and sports. Notable alumni include eight Nobel Laureates, one hundred and thirty-two Rhodes Scholars, three astronauts, two Canadian prime ministers, eleven justices of the Canadian Supreme Court, three foreign leaders, nine Academy Award winners, three Pulitzer Prize winners, and twenty-eight Olympic medalists. Overall, twelve Nobel laureates are affiliated with the university.
Schoof of Computer Science
The School of Computer Science at McGill University is ranked 23rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings for Computer Science and Information Systems 2011.
There are many great inventions and achievements from the School of Computer Science at McGill University, including the Archie Search Engine,
which is the First and considered as the Father of Internet Search
Engines. Professors won many international and Canadian awards and
recognitions such as ACM Fellow, Fellow of Royal Society
of Canada, Killam Prize, Canada Research Chair, Sloan
Fellow, Fessenden Science Innovation Prize,
Humboldt Fellowship and Humboldt Research Award, CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize,
International Association for Cryptologic Research Fellow,
J.-Armand-Bombardier Prize, E.W.R.
Steacie Memorial Fellowships, Killam Fellowships, Radcliffe Fellowships
from Harvard University etc, and various best paper awards in
Students graduated from the School of Computer Science are highly
soughted by universities and industry. Many of them are working in
places such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, MIT etc.
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