About U of T
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, and is consistently ranked among the top 10 public universities in the world. With more than 86,000 students across three campuses (St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough) and over 550,000 alumni active in every region of the world, its influence is felt in every area of human endeavour. The University of Toronto offers more than 700 undergraduate programs, 222 Masters and Doctoral programs, and 59 professional graduate programs; and maintains over 19 million physical and 5 million electronic holdings in the library. It is home to the third largest library system in North America.
Toronto is regularly rated one of the world’s most livable cities. The greater metropolitan region of Toronto is home to more than 6 million people, making it one of the largest urban regions in North America. It is a city known for its high levels of cultural diversity, routinely absorbing 25-30% of Canada’s overall immigration. Over half of the Toronto population was born outside of Canada. The location of the University in a city of extraordinary cultural diversity offers our faculty and students rich opportunities for community involvement and research.