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.

Campuses

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 2017 – 18)

Enrolment data 2017

  St. George Mississauga Scarborough Domestic International Total Enrolment
Graduate 17,519 699 336 15,436 3,118 19,187
Undergraduate 43,820 14,186 13,517 55,454 16,069 70,890
Total 61,339 14,885 13,853 70,890 19,187 90,077

New Undergraduate Students in First Entry Programs

U of T has 16,899 new full-time students entering our First Entry* Undergraduate Programs in Fall 2017-18:

  • 9,721 at our St. George Campus
  • 3,502 at our Scarborough Campus
  • 3,676 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 163 countries and regions

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

 
Country/Region Students
China 11,544
India 1,027
United States 806
Korea (South) 582
Hong Kong 357
Taiwan 277
Saudi Arabia 240
Nigeria 200
Japan 192
United Kingdom 172

Faculty & Staff (Fall 2016)

14,332

Faculty Members*

7,068

Staff Members

156

Librarians

* Faculty Members includes all active faculty members with teaching/research responsibilities but excludes Research Fellows and 5,483 Teaching Assistants.

Research (2015 – 16)

Research Funds Awarded by Sector - Total: $1.1B

 

research funds 2016-17

For more information please see Research & Innovation.

Alumni (Fall 2017)

The University of Toronto has over 575,924 alumni around the world as of Fall 2017

 
Country/Region Alumni
Canada 525,381
United States 25,034
Hong Kong 5,280
United Kingdom 2,990
China 1,764
Australia 1,160
Singapore 817
India 799
Japan 754
Germany 634

International Institution Rankings (2017)

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 2017 Shanghai Jiao Tong 2017 QS World University Rankings 2017 US News Best Global Universities 2018 NTU Ranking (formerly HEEACT) 2017
University of Toronto 22 23 31 20 4

For more information please see International Rankings.

Programs & Tuition (2017 – 18)

Undergraduate

Programs

  • As of Fall 2017, 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.

Tuition

  • Domestic
    • Tuition cost for first-entry domestic undergraduate students for 2017-18 ranges from approximately $6,590 to $15,010* 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 2017-18 ranges from approximately $45,690 to $50,780* depending on the program.

Graduate

Programs

  • As of Fall 2017, the University of Toronto offers over 280 graduate programs in a wide variety of fields.
  • This includes more than 60 professional graduate programs and 76 combined programs that include professional master’s components. U of T also offers 40 collaborative programs, and 3 diploma programs.

For more details on graduate programs please see Graduate Programs.

Tuition

  • Domestic
    • Tuition cost for domestic graduate students for 2017-18 ranges from approximately $6,960 to $49,930* 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 2017-18 ranges from approximately $21,560 to $54,440* **depending on the program.

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

** Starting in the fall of 2018, most international PhD students at the University of Toronto will pay tuition fees equivalent to those of domestic students.

For more detailed information please see Fee Schedule.

Residences and Clubs (2017 – 18)

The University of Toronto has more than 800 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 6,616 students in its 11 residences in 2017-18.

Scarborough Campus

  • The Scarborough campus can accommodate 767 students in residence in 2017-18.

Mississauga Campus

  • The Mississauga campus can accommodate 1,528 students in residence in 2017-18.

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 2016)

  • The University of Toronto has 44 libraries. The University of Toronto library system has more than 19.5 million physical holdings and more than 5.8 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 (2017 – 18)

  • The University of Toronto's operating budget for 2017-18 is $2.5 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 59 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.