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Most Beautiful University Campuses In Canada

From gorgeous mountain backdrops to breathtaking green landscapes, Canada is home to some of the most scenic campuses in the world.

Most Canadian students at these institutions get to experience all four seasons, historic buildings and all of the country's natural beauty. Or urban atmosphere, depending on your location. Hey, if you're going to spend a minimum of 36 months behind closed doors (or outside), it better have a good view.

Some of these campuses are not only beautiful, but they're also known for their academics. In a recent report of the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 list, four Canadian schools, including the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, McGill University and McMaster University all made the top 100.

We've rounded up some of Canada's most beautiful campuses in both scenery and architecture. Which ones did we miss? Let us know in the comments below:

University Of British Columbia, Vancouver
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University Of British Columbia, Vancouver
UBC
Mount Royal University, Calgary
Mount Royal
Dr. John H. Garden Memorial Park
Mount Royal University, Calgary
Mount Royal University
Mount Royal University pond and carillon.
Quest University, Squamish, B.C.
Quest University
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ont.
Peter Puna
Autumn at Lakehead University's Lake Tamblyn at its Thunder Bay Campus.
University Of Toronto
U of T
Trinity College Quad
University Of Toronto
UofT
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
University Of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
University of Saskatchewan
University Of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
University of Saskatchewan
Western University, London, Ont.
Western University
Western University, London, Ont.
Western University
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.
McMaster University
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.
McMaster University
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
Olga Radzikh
Administration Building at night.
Nipissing University, North Bay, Ont.
Nipissing University
Duchesnay Falls is a hiking destination for students on campus.
Nipissing University, North Bay, Ont.
Nipissing University
Autumn at Nipissing University. This walkway beside the campus pond leads to over 20 km of hiking trails.
University of King's College, Halifax
University of King's College
Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.
Queen's
Douglas Library building
Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.
Queen's
Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que.
Université de Sherbrooke
Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que.
Université de Sherbrooke
Royal Roads University, Victoria
Royal Roads University/Facebook
Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University.
Royal Roads University, Victoria
Royal Roads University
OCAD University, Toronto
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OCAD University, Toronto
OCAD University/Facebook/Claudia Hung
Memorial University, St. John's N.L.
Memorial University
Memorial University, St. John's N.L.
Memorial University
Bruneau Centre
Dalhousie University, Halifax
Courtesy of Dalhousie University
St. Thomas University, Fredericton, N.B.
St. Thomas University
McGill University, Montreal
McGill University/Facebook
McGill University, Montreal
McGill University/Facebook
Redpath Museum, a museum of natural history that belongs to the university.
Simon Fraser University, Surrey, B.C.
Simon Fraser University
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.
Simon Fraser University
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont
University of Guelph
Autumn on campus
Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, Que.
Bishop's University/Facebook
Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S.
Acadia University/Facebook
Saint Mary's University, Halifax
Outdoor learning pavilion on campus.
Trent University, Peterborough, Ont.
Trent University
Trent’s new president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Leo Groarke keeps a kayak in his office and often takes advantage of the Otonabee River just outside his door.
University Of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B.
UNB
University Of New Brunswick, Saint John, N.B.
UNB
Hans W. Klohn Commons in Saint John.
Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

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