McGill University [digitalapoptosis.com]
Reputation rank: 25
Overall Reputation score: 11.8
Reputation for teaching: 12.5
Reputation for research: 11.4
McGill's notable firsts include the internet search engine, today's version of which reveals that the university was born in 1821 after wealthy fur trader James McGill left £10,000 and 46 acres for its foundation. Today it has about 35,000 students taught out of 11 faculties and 10 schools on two campuses.