Academics

U of T doesn't do one-size-fits all. Our variety and depth of academic options means you can find the right programs to suit your unique interests, while learning from professors who are leaders in their fields.

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Programs of study

We offer over 700 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs at U of T. Drawing from our top-ranked research faculty, you’ll have the opportunity to learn the latest developments in whatever you study. So whether you are interested in engineering the next breakthrough technology or uncovering the history of renaissance art or analyzing how urban politics creates food deserts, you can find it here.

Faculties and academic units

Our faculties and divisions provide a home to academic programs. The university is broken down even further into departments, colleges, and centres & institutes, which support an important part of the smaller learning community experience for our students.

Beyond degree programs

U of T provides more than just degree programs. We are committed to providing access to education for anyone who wants to learn fundamentals and upgrade their skills.

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What Our Faculty Are Up To

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Is it time to change the student transcript? University leaders meet at U of T to discuss possible enhancements

Consider the student transcript: For more than a century it has been a paper record of a student's academic achievements – documenting courses completed, grades attained and degrees awarded.

But the transcript of the future could be different. University leaders from around North America will gather at the University of Toronto next week to discuss changing academic transcripts, in light of improvements in technology as well as curriculum innovations that include unique study and learning opportunities.

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#UofTBackToSchool: Personal finance course for first-year students to triple enrolment to meet demand

A personal finance course aimed at first-year undergraduate students has proven to be so popular that the University of Toronto Mississauga will triple the enrolment for the upcoming academic year.

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From clunky to cool: U of T startup helps life sciences researchers struggling to illustrate their work

Shiz Aoki has a simple but powerful way to demonstrate the need for BioRender, a University of Toronto startup whose web-based tool helps bioscience researchers produce eye-catching illustrations of their work.

She flips open her laptop and loads a page featuring a dozen garish diagrams – each a mish-mash of jagged starbursts, flattened ellipses and multi-coloured arrows.