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 2020–21)

 
  St. George Mississauga Scarborough Domestic International Total Enrolment
Graduate 19,455 843 372 16,486 4,184 20,670
Undergraduate 44,763 15,523 14,099 53,878 20,507 74,385
Total 64,218 16,366 14,471 70,364 24,691 95,055

New undergraduate students in First Entry Programs

U of T has 15,345 new full-time students entering our First Entry* undergraduate programs in fall 2020-21:

  • 8,741 at our St. George Campus
  • 3,189 at our Scarborough Campus
  • 3,415 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 164 countries and regions

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

 
Country/Region Students
China 15,104 
India 1,720 
United States 1,019 
Korea (South) 688 
Hong Kong 419 
Taiwan 375
Iran 304 
Turkey 278 
Japan 226 
Pakistan  224 

Faculty and staff (fall 2019)

15,029

Faculty*

7,774

Staff members

168

Librarians

* Faculty includes all active faculty/instructors with teaching and/or research responsibilities but excludes sessional lecturers, post doctoral and 5,990 teaching assistants.

Research (2019–20)

Research funds awarded by sector - total: $1.37B

 

For more information please see Research & Innovation.

Alumni (fall 2020)

The University of Toronto has over 622,902 alumni around the world as of fall 2020.

 
Country/Region Alumni
Canada 568,519
United States 26,176
Hong Kong 5,492
United Kingdom 3,109
China 2,959
Australia 1,201
India 966
Singapore 889
Japan 819
South Korea 716

International Institution Rankings (2020)

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 2020 ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020 QS World University Rankings 2020 U.S. News Best Global Universities 2020 NTU Ranking (formerly HEEACT) 2020
University of Toronto 18 23 25 17 3

For more information please see international rankings.

Programs and tuition (2020–21)

Undergraduate

Programs

  • As of fall 2020, 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 2020-21 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 2019-20 ranges from approximately $37,680 to $60,440* depending on the program.

Graduate

Programs

  • As of fall 2020, 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 2020-21 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 2020-21 ranges from approximately $24,960 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 (2020–21)

The University of Toronto has more than 800 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 3,630* students in its 11 residences in 2020-21.

Scarborough Campus

  • The Scarborough campus can accommodate 747* students in residence in 2020-21.

Mississauga Campus

  • The Mississauga campus can accommodate 840* students in residence in 2020-21.

* In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all residences on campus reduced their accommodation capacity in 2020-21.

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 (2019–20)

  • The University of Toronto has 44 libraries. The University of Toronto library system has more than 11.1 million physical holdings and more than 7.3 million electronic holdings.
  • The University of Toronto library system is the fourth largest in North America.

For more information please see Library Directory.

Operating budget (2020–21)

  • The University of Toronto’s operating budget for 2020-21 is $2.99 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.