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 2016 – 17)

  St. George Mississauga Scarborough Domestic International Total Enrolment
Graduate 17,072 668 298 15,053 2,985 18,038
Undergraduate 43,523 14,073 13,132 56,261 14,467 70,728
Total 60,595 14,741 13,430 71,314 17,452 88,766

New Undergraduate Students in First Entry Programs

U of T has 15,299 new full-time students entering our First Entry* Undergraduate Programs in Fall 2016-17:

  • 8,099 at our St. George Campus
  • 3,513 at our Scarborough Campus
  • 3,687 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 168 countries and regions.

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

Country/Region Students
China 10,244
India 864
United States 698
Korea (South) 597
Hong Kong 313
Saudi Arabia 238
Taiwan 234
Nigeria 221
Japan 192
United Kingdom 190

Faculty & Staff (Fall 2015)


Faculty Members*


Staff Members



* Faculty Members includes all active faculty members with teaching/research responsibilities but excludes Research Fellows and 5,274 Teaching Assistants.

Research (2015 – 16)

Research Funds Awarded by Sector - Total: $1.2B

U of T and Partner Hospitals

For more information please see Research & Innovation.

Alumni (Fall 2016)

The University of Toronto has over 562,000 alumni around the world as of Fall 2016.

Country/Region Alumni
Canada 512,772
United States 24,639
Hong Kong 5,232
United Kingdom 2,929
China 1,525
Australia 1,151
Singapore 778
India 756
Japan 734
Israel 627

International Institution Rankings (2016)

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 2016 Shanghai Jiao Tong 2016 QS World University Rankings 2016 US News Best Global Universities 2017 NTU Ranking (formerly HEEACT) 2016
University of Toronto 22 27 32 21 4

For more information please see International Rankings.

Programs & Tuition (2016 – 17)



  • As of Fall 2016, 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 2016-17 ranges from approximately $6,400 to $14,300* 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 2016-17 ranges from approximately $41,920 to $47,020* depending on the program.



  • As of Fall 2016, the University of Toronto offers over 200 Master’s and Doctoral level graduate programs in a wide variety of fields.
  • This includes more than 50 professional graduate programs and 38 combined programs that include professional master’s components. U of T also offers 40 collaborative programs.

For more details on graduate programs please see Graduate Programs.


  • Domestic
    • Tuition cost for domestic graduate students for 2016-17 ranges from approximately $7,030 to $48,480* 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 2016-17 ranges from approximately $20,530 to $53,370* 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 (2016 – 17)

The University of Toronto has more than 1,000 clubs and student-run organizations 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 2016-17.

Scarborough Campus

  • The Scarborough campus can accommodate 767 students in residence in 2016-17.

Mississauga Campus

  • The Mississauga campus can accommodate 1,544 students in residence in 2016-17.

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 2015)

  • The University of Toronto has 44 libraries. The University of Toronto library system has more than 19.4 million physical holdings and more than 6.0 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 (2016 – 17)

  • The University of Toronto's operating budget for 2016-17 is $2.3 billion.

For more information please see Budget Reports.

Economic Impact

  • The University of Toronto contributes $15.7 billion to the Canadian economy every year.
  • More than 150 research-based startups have launched in the last five years at U of T.

Facts & Figures

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

For more information please see Facts & Figures.