NipU scores well in Globe and Mail’s annual University ReportThursday, October 25, 2012 by: Kate Adams
Nipissing University continues to rank as one of the top undergraduate universities in Canada in the Globe and Mail’s University Report 2013, published October 23.
Nipissing has enjoyed remarkable consistency in the Canadian University Report. Students have spoken loudly once again, highlighting Nipissing’s excellence and superior performance, most notably in terms of campus atmosphere, research opportunities, residences, class size, student/faculty interaction, career preparation, information technology and work-play balance.
In the category for Class Size, Nipissing scored an A+, the top mark given to any university in Canada. Nipissing was at the top of the chart for universities of a similar size (enrolment 4,000 – 10,000) in categories for Campus Atmosphere, where Nipissing scored an A; Work Play Balance, where Nipissing scored an A-; and Student Residence, where Nipissing scored an A-.
Nipissing scored well in key academic categories, garnering first-place scores in Research Opportunities (B+), Student-Faculty Interaction (A), and Instructor’s Teaching Style (A-). Other important categories where Nipissing earned first place grades include Most Satisfied Students (A-), Information Technology (A-), Career Preparation (A-).
“The university is pleased with our consistently high scores in the Globe and Mail University Report. These scores underline the fact that Nipissing has evolved into one of Canada’s finest undergraduate universities over the past two decades and is focused on putting students needs first,” said interim president and vice-chancellor, Vicky Paine-Mantha.
The Canadian University Report 2013 surveyed 31,000 current undergraduate students from across Canada. A total of 58 Canadian universities are grouped into four categories: large, with enrolment over 22,000; medium, with enrolment between 10,000 and 22,000; small, with enrolment between 4,000 and 10,000; and very small, with enrolment under 4,000. Nipissing University is in the small university grouping with 15 other institutions.