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#309 Overall Influence

Carleton University

University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

From Wikipedia

Carleton University is a public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1942 as Carleton College, the institution originally operated as a private, non-denominational evening college to serve returning World War II veterans. Carleton was chartered as a university by the provincial government in 1952 through The Carleton University Act, which was then amended in 1957, giving the institution its current name. The university is named for the now-dissolved Carleton County, which included the city of Ottawa at the time the university was founded. Carleton County, in turn, was named in honour of Guy Carleton, the 1st Baron Dorchester, who was Governor General of The Canadas from 1786 to 1796. The University moved to its current campus in 1959, growing rapidly in size during the 1960s as the Ontario government increased support for post-secondary institutions and expanded access to higher education.

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What is Carleton University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#94 World Rank
Political Science
#66 World Rank
Communications
#209 World Rank
Business
#161 World Rank
Computer Science
#309 World Rank
Engineering
#302 World Rank
Mathematics
#321 World Rank
Philosophy
#472 World Rank
Literature
#406 World Rank
Education
#542 World Rank
Biology
#301 World Rank
History
#401 World Rank
Law
#299 World Rank
Economics
#419 World Rank
Physics
#346 World Rank
Psychology
#713 World Rank
Medical
#326 World Rank
Religious Studies
#680 World Rank
Chemistry
#224 World Rank
Sociology
#256 World Rank
Anthropology
#232 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#137 World Rank
Social Work
#433 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#590 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Carleton University's Most influential alumni?

Carleton University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Political Science, and Social Work

Gordon Pape

Author and newsletter publisher

Zsuzsi Gartner

Canadian writer and journalist

James Duthie

James Duthie

Canadian sportscaster

Hary Tanoesoedibjo

Indonesian businessman and politician

Pat Armstrong

Lynn Coady

Lynn Coady

Canadian writer

James Byron Bissett

James Byron Bissett

Canadian diplomat

Marlys Edwardh

Canadian lawyer

Daryl Copeland

Canadian writer

Moira J. Moore

Canadian writer

Carla Robinson

Canadian journalist

Arthur Kent

Canadian politician