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: St. George, Mississauga (in the west) and Scarborough (in the east). For more information please see Campuses.

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Student enrolment (fall 2021-22)

 
  St. George Mississauga Scarborough Domestic International Total Enrolment
Graduate 20,247 861 376 16,557 4,927 21,484
Undergraduate 45,370 16,041 14,171 53,379 22,203 75,582
Total 65,617 16,902 14,547 69,936 27,130 97,066

New undergraduate students in First Entry Programs

U of T has 17,218 new full-time students entering our First Entry* undergraduate programs in fall 2021-22:

  • 9,244 at our St. George Campus
  • 4,336 at our Scarborough Campus
  • 3,638 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 170 countries and regions

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

 
Country/Region Students
China 15,671 
India 2,082
United States 1,171
Korea (South) 768
Hong Kong 531
Taiwan 457
Iran 406
Turkey 308
Japan 266
Pakistan  263

Faculty and staff (fall 2020)

15,111

Faculty*

9,979

Staff members

163

Librarians

* Faculty includes all active faculty/instructors with teaching and/or research responsibilities but excludes 1,060 sessional lecturers, 739 post doctoral fellows and 5,834 teaching assistants.

Research (2020–21)

Research funds awarded by sector - total: $1.45B

 

For more information please see Research & Innovation.

Alumni (fall 2021)

The University of Toronto has over 638,962 alumni around the world as of fall 2021.

 
Country/Region Alumni
Canada 582,663
United States 26,446
Hong Kong 5,572
China 4,076
United Kingdom 3,162
Australia 1,196
India 993
Singapore 914
Japan 842
South Korea 767

International Institution Rankings (2021)

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 2021 ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021 QS World University Rankings 2021 U.S. News Best Global Universities 2021 NTU Ranking (formerly HEEACT) 2021
University of Toronto 18 22 26 16 3

For more information please see international rankings.

Programs and tuition (2021–22)

Undergraduate

Programs

  • As of fall 2021, the University of Toronto offers over 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.

Please see Undergraduate Programs for more details.

Tuition for undergraduate students

  • Domestic
    • Tuition cost for first-entry domestic undergraduate students for 2021-22 ranges from approximately $6,100 to $14,180* 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 2021-22 ranges from approximately $39,560 to $62,250* depending on the program.

Graduate

Programs

  • As of fall 2021, the University of Toronto offers over 300 graduate programs in a wide variety of fields.
  • This includes more than 70 professional graduate programs, more than 140 combined programs that include professional master’s components and 10 dual degree programs. U of T also offers over 40 collaborative programs and four diploma programs. 

Please see Graduate Programs for more details.

Tuition for graduate students

  • Domestic
    • Tuition cost for domestic graduate students for 2021-22 ranges from approximately $6,210 to $46,270* 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 2021-22 ranges from approximately $26,210 to $67,160** 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 pay tuition fees equivalent to those of domestic students.

For more detailed information please see Fee Schedules.

Residences and clubs (2021–22)

The University of Toronto has more than 1,100 student clubs, organizations and activities across all three campuses.

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 5,943* students in its 11 residences in 2021-22.

Scarborough Campus

  • The Scarborough campus can accommodate 814* students in residence in 2021-22.

Mississauga Campus

  • The Mississauga campus can accommodate 1,357* students in residence in 2021-22.

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 (2020–21)

  • The University of Toronto has 40 libraries. The University of Toronto library system has more than 11.2 million physical holdings and more than 7.9 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 (2021–22)

  • The University of Toronto’s operating budget for 2021-22 is $3.12 billion.

For more information please see Budget Reports.
 

Innovation

  • University of Toronto entrepreneurs have secured more than $1.5 billion in investment and created more than 500 start-up companies over the past decade.
  • University of Toronto is a leader for research-based start-ups, inventions, licenses, and options (AUTM).  
  • University of Toronto Entrepreneurship ranks among the top university-managed business incubators in the world. (UBI World Rankings, 2019-20) 
  • University of Toronto Entrepreneurship offers an Intellectual Property Education Program, which is available to all students, staff, and faculty. 

Facts & Figures

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

For more information please see Facts & Figures.