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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U of T course lets students hold history in their hands

A University of Toronto course is letting students get a real feel for medieval artifacts. 

“Getting Medieval,” which will be taught for the second time this fall, tells the history of the period partly through objects, from heavy, inscribed broad-swords to gem-studded caskets holding the bone fragments of saints.

An accordion superstar, self-driving cars: Our favourite U of T moments from the 2016-2017 academic year

With the last grad crossing the stage in Convocation Hall, the 2016-2017 academic year came to a close.

We’re looking back at the incredible accomplishments made by University of Toronto faculty, students and alumni who made an impact this year in Toronto and across the world.

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In Trump's America, political scientist Debra Elizabeth Thompson researches the culture and history of race

This past weekend, two men were killed in Portland, Ore., after they tried to help a pair of young women who were being harassed by a man on an anti-Muslim tirade.

“It is an interesting time to do what I do, but tragically so,” says Debra Elizabeth Thompson who completed her PhD in political science at University of Toronto and is currently an assistant professor of African American studies at Northwestern University in Chicago.