Quick Facts

The University of Toronto is a global leader in research and teaching and has a significant footprint, both in Canada and around the world.


The University of Toronto has three campuses: Downtown Toronto (St. George), Mississauga (in the West) and Scarborough (in the East). For more information please see Campuses.


Student Enrolment (Fall 2015 – 16)

  St. George Mississauga Scarborough Domestic International Total Enrolment
Graduate 16,059 602 287 14,255 2,693  
Undergraduate 43,375 13,693 12,693 56,523 13,238  
Total 59,434 14,295 12,980 70,778 15,931 86,709

New Undergraduate Students in First Entry Programs

U of T has 16,655 new full-time students entering our First Entry* Undergraduate Programs in Fall 2015-16:

  • 9,567 at our St. George Campus
  • 3,365 at our Scarborough Campus
  • 3,723 at our Mississauga Campus

* First Entry programs include Arts & Science, Applied Science & Engineering, Architecture, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Music and Transitional Year Program.

U of T has international students from 165 countries and regions.

The top five countries/regions of origin are China, India, United States, South Korea and Hong Kong.

Country/Region Students
China 8,891
India 808
United States 632
Korea (South) 551
Hong Kong 335
Brazil 272
Saudi Arabia 244
Nigeria 222
United Kingdom 210
Taiwan 206

Faculty & Staff (Fall 2014)


Faculty Members*


Staff Members



* Faculty Members includes all active faculty members with teaching/research responsibilities but excludes Research Fellows and 4,952 Teaching Assistants.

Research (2014 – 15)

Research Funds Awarded by Sector - Total: $1.1B

U of T and Partner Hospitals


For more information please see Research & Innovation.

Alumni (Fall 2015)

The University of Toronto has over 552,000 alumni around the world as of Fall 2015.

Country/Region Alumni
Canada 503,750
United States 24,357
Hong Kong 5,145
United Kingdom 2,878
Australia 1,144
China 1,355
Singapore 768
Japan 720
India 714
Israel 623

International Institution Rankings (2015)

Trying to articulate a university's standing in the world is inevitably a subjective exercise. International rankings provide one independent measure of how U of T compares to other universities. As these rankings make clear, we stand among the best public universities in the world and are recognized as Canada's top university.

  Times Higher Education 2015 Shanghai Jiao Tong 2015 QS World University Rankings 2014 US News Best Global Universities 2016 NTU Ranking (formerly HEEACT) 2015
University of Toronto 19 25 34 16 3

For more information please see International Rankings.

Programs & Tuition (2015 – 16)



  • As of Fall 2014, the University of Toronto offers about 700 undergraduate programs in Humanities & Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Commerce & Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Music and Architecture.
  • The University offers second entry professional programs in Education, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law and Medicine.

For more details on undergraduate programs please see Undergraduate Programs.


  • Domestic
    • Tuition cost for first-entry domestic undergraduate students for 2015-16 ranges from approximately $6,220 to $13,620* depending on the program.
    • The University of Toronto is committed to ensuring that no student admitted to a program at the university will be unable to enrol or complete the program because they do not have sufficient funds.
  • International
    • Tuition cost for international undergraduate students in first-entry programs for 2015-16 ranges from approximately $38,460 to $43,540* depending on the program.



  • As of Fall 2014, the University of Toronto offers 222 Master’s and Doctoral level graduate programs in a wide variety of fields.
  • This includes 59 professional graduate programs and 45 combined programs that include professional master’s components. U of T also offers 44 collaborative programs.

For more details on graduate programs please see Graduate Programs.


  • Domestic
    • Tuition cost for domestic graduate students for 2015-16 ranges from approximately $7,060 to $46,620* depending on the program.
    • The University of Toronto is committed to the financial support of graduate students in doctoral stream programs. For many doctoral stream students, programs commit to minimum level of funding at the beginning of each year, for up to five years of study. Partial funding may be available to graduate students in other programs.
  • International
    • Tuition cost for international graduate students for 2015-16 ranges from approximately $19,550 to $52,320* depending on the program.

* Tuition fees reported here do not include compulsory non-academic incidental fees.

For more detailed information please see Fee Schedule.

Residences and Clubs (2015 – 16)

The University of Toronto has more than 800 clubs across all three campuses.

Downtown Toronto (St. George) Campus

  • The University of Toronto at St. George has 11 residences: eight residences belonging to one of our seven colleges, Chestnut Residence, Graduate House, and Student Family Housing.
  • The Downtown Toronto (St. George) campus can accommodate 6,572 students in its 11 residences in 2015-16.

Scarborough Campus

  • The Scarborough campus can accommodate 767 students in residence in 2015-16.

Mississauga Campus

  • The Mississauga campus can accommodate 1,544 students in residence in 2015-16.

The University of Toronto has a housing guarantee for students entering their first year. Residence is guaranteed for all new full-time students entering their first year of university in an undergraduate program for the first time, provided that they have indicated their interest in residence by completing the University's common residence application by March 31, and have received and accepted an offer of admission by June 2.

For more information please see Housing Services or Clubs & Organizations.

Libraries (Fall 2014)

  • The University of Toronto has 44 libraries. The University of Toronto library system has more than 19.3 million physical holdings and more than 5.6 million electronic holdings.
  • The University of Toronto library system is the third largest in North America.

For more information please see Library Directory.

Operating Budget (2015 – 16)

  • The University of Toronto's operating budget for 2015-16 is $2.1 billion.

For more information please see Budget Reports.

Economic Impact

  • The University of Toronto contributes $15.7 billion to the Canadian economy every year.
  • The University of Toronto has created 61 new companies based on research and technologies in the last three years, more than any other institution in North America.

Facts & Figures

  • The University annually publishes a compendium of detailed information and statistics called Facts & Figures.

For more information please see Facts & Figures.