Globe and Mail: Class Sizes by University (9 May 2011)

An infographic published in the Globe and Mail, 9 May 2011, “based on student surveys,” suggests that among Canadian universities, Queen’s is second only to McMaster in average first-year undergraduate class size. Its figures:

The “Number of classmates students reported in each first-year class averaged”:

McMaster, 392
Queen’s, 341
McGill, 243
UBC, 239
Dalhousie, 205
U of Toronto, 172
U of Alberta, 169
U of Manitoba, 155
Nipissing, 78
U of Regina, 75

The “percentage of first-year classes with more than 100 students”:
McMaster, 85%
Queen’s, 78%
McGill, 59%
UBC, 67%
Dalhousie, 59%
U of Toronto, 78%
U of Alberta, 50%
U of Manitoba, 44%
Nipissing, 19%
U of Regina, 24%

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One Response to Globe and Mail: Class Sizes by University (9 May 2011)

  1. Andre Destin says:

    McMaster does have huge first year class sizes… their retention rates are subsequently lower than others.

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