University of Toronto

3.9 out of 5 (192 ratings / 149 reviews) Toronto, Canada
Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto has evolved into Canada’s leading institution of learning, discovery and knowledge creation. We are proud to be one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, driven to invent and innovate.

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About

History

Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto has evolved into Canada’s leading institution of learning, discovery and knowledge creation. We are proud to be one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, driven to invent and innovate.

Education

Our students have the opportunity to learn from and work with preeminent thought leaders through our multidisciplinary network of teaching and research faculty, alumni and partners. 

The ideas, innovations and actions of more than 560,000 graduates continue to have a positive impact on the world.

Research

The University of Toronto is a leader in research and innovation, with significant impact both locally and globally. Our outstanding research scholars are committed to understanding and solving the challenges that face us today - and look forward to what is possible for the future.

Career

The University of Toronto is ranked one of the top 100 employers in Canada and among the top 10 for family friendly policies and staff development. Opportunities exist for people from a wide range of backgrounds, ranging from recent graduates to experienced senior professionals.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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2021
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2020
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
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2020
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2019
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
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2021
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2020
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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2021
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2020
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Division of Student Life brings coherence to complexity and creates opportunities to build skills, foster community and integrate learning. We connect life to learning.

Housing services

Immerse yourself in university life by living on campus. Each U of T campus has a range of housing options that will help you integrate into a fun, supportive and close-knit community at the University.

Some students opt to live off campus in one of the Greater Toronto Area’s many student-friendly and culturally diverse neighbourhoods. If you decide to find your own housing arrangement, the University’s housing offices can help you navigate the rental market and find the best fit.

Library services

The University of Toronto’s extensive library system supports learning, teaching and research at the University of Toronto with unparalleled collections, innovative services, and inspiring spaces. Whether you are a student, alumnus, faculty, visiting scholar, or community member, we are here to support your search for knowledge, when and where you need it.

ICT services

The University’s information and communication technology (ICT) resources provide a rich array of services to our community. Ensuring the continuing utility and availability of these resources is the responsibility of service providers and consumers.

Medical services

University of Toronto students have basic health insurance coverage through either Provincial Health Insurance. 

Student Life

Campus life

With some of the most prestigious architecture and beautiful green space in the Greater Toronto Area and Mississauga, U of T offers an extraordinary environment in which to learn and work. We are situated in one of the world's most vibrant urban environments. Ranked the most diverse city in North America, Toronto and the surrounding Greater Toronto Area are dynamic, inviting areas with something for everyone. From sports teams to cultural happenings, festivals to street fairs, Toronto has it all.

Sports facilities

The RAWC, the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre opened in September of 2006. The new facility compliments our existing space and provides much needed additional facilities such as: a 25 metre, 8 lane pool, 12 person hot pool, double gymnasium with seating for 880 spectators, new fitness centre, new studio, indoor running track and a sports medicine clinic.

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cricket
  • Dance
  • Diving
  • European Handball
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial Arts
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parkour
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Yoga

Student clubs

Clubs are only one of the many kinds of campus organizations you can get involved with at U of T.

  • Annesley Student Government Association (ASGA)
  • Arts & Science Students' Union (ASSU)
  • Community Radio
  • Dental Student Society
  • Engineering Athletic Association
  • Graduate Architecture, Landscape & Design Student Union
  • Medical Society
  • Students' Law Society
  • Varsity Publications Inc.

Student Reviews

School life
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

It was good and educative I really learnt alot

My future is bright
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My study experience has been great, I have been inculcated with good morals. It nurtured me and made me who I am today and who I will be in the future.

Is UofT the place for me?
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University of Toronto is an excellent environment in which to pursue graduate studies. There are so many fantastic opportunities to meet world-class researchers and interact with driven and intelligent students. I have heard that it can be difficult to obtain an undergraduate degree in this university given the competitive nature of most disciplines and the sheer...

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