University of Toronto - Overview

The University of Toronto has assembled one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in breadth and depth on any other Canadian campus. U of T faculty co-author more research articles than their colleagues at any university in the US or Canada other than Harvard. As a measure of impact, U of T consistently ranks alongside the top five U.S. universities whose discoveries are most often cited by other researchers around the world. The U of T faculty are also widely recognized for their teaching strengths and commitment to graduate supervision. U of T attracts undergraduate, graduate and professional program students from across Canada and abroad. Our students have unique opportunities to learn from top researchers. Off campus, they can enjoy the extraordinary amenities and attractions of the Toronto region, Canada's pre-eminent urban cluster. On campus, students are able to craft intimate learning communities within a unique undergraduate college system, participate in more than 1000 clubs and co-curricular activities, and compete on a wide variety of intra-mural and inter-collegiate sports teams. The University of Toronto today operates in downtown Toronto, Mississauga and Scarborough.

University of Toronto - Facts and Numbers

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto today operates in downtown Toronto, Mississauga and Scarborough, as well as in nine renowned academic hospitals. Offering 200 graduate programs including 60 masters programs, and about 700 undergraduate programs across three campuses, with more than 80,000 students, over 20,000 faculty and staff, and 540,000 alumni active in every region of the world

Ranking  21   1
Country Canada
City Toronto
Bachelor (foreigners)33,980 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)33,980 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)9,791 USD/year.
Master (citizens)12,147 USD/year.
Cost of living $802-1,365 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1827
Abbreviation utoronto
Teachers 2,547
Students 7,137
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
As a tree through the ages
• Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario
• Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
• Group of Thirteen (G13)
• Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
• Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)
World ranking21
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation14
Employer Reputation53
Quality of teaching117
International Faculty68
International Students91
Citations per Faculty250
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities22
Engineering and Technology49
Life Sciences and Medicine12
Natural Science31
Social Sciences and Management41
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science11
Economics & Business25
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking21
QS World University Rankings34
ARWU Academic Ranking25
Cost of living in Toronto
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 372 533
Food 227 416
Transportation 85 172
Communications and utilities 75 81
Clothing 20 73
Sports and leisure 24 90
Accommodation in Toronto USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre376
Shared room in city centre539
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre686
1 bedroom apartment in city centre928
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة تورونتو
German University of Toronto
Spanish Universidad de Toronto
French Université de Toronto
Japanese トロント大学
Korean 토론토대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Toronto
Russian Торонтский университет
Chinese 多伦多大学
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