University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Toronto, Canada

  • 1827

    Established
  • 21.3%

    International Students
  • 27

    No. of Programs
  • 29

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

University of Toronto (U of T) is the leading public research university in Canada which was established in 1827. The university was founded by royal charter as King's College and was originally controlled by the Church of England. It is a leader in research and teaching with a significant footprint at both national and global levels. The U of T is located in Toronto, Ontario province of Canada and is ranked as the number 1 University of Canada. In the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU; also known as Shanghai Ranking), the university ranked 22nd in the world and first in the country. Globally, it ranks in the top 10 public universities in almost all major international rankings. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The university is expanded into three major campuses namely the Downtown Toronto campus (St. George), Mississauga campus (in the West) and Scarborough campus (in the East). It facilitates housing for students who enter in the first year of admission at the University. It is internationally recognized for its quality education in various undergraduate, graduate as well as professional programs. The university offers over 700 undergraduate courses and 200 graduate courses. The university provides an appropriate environment for research and study and ensures that the students are equipped with modern technology and infrastructure. The four basic principles of  U of T are respect for intellectual integrity, freedom of inquiry and rational discussion; promotion of equity and justice; a collegial form of governance; fiscal responsibility and accountability.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The University of Toronto is known for certain influential movements and curricula in communication theory and literary criticism. It was the birthplace of insulin and stem cell research while also being the site of the development of deep learning, the first practical electron microscope, multi-touch technology, the development of the theory of NP-completeness, and the identification of the first black hole Cygnus X-1. The University of Toronto receives the maximum annual scientific research funding among all the universities of Canada and is one of two members of the Association of American Universities outside the United States. Four Prime Ministers of Canada, three Governors-General of Canada, fourteen Justices of the Supreme Court, and three foreign leaders have been proud alumni of the University of Toronto.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Every year, more than 90,000 students enrol for various courses at the three major campuses of the university out of which approximately 20,000 are international students. The international students who enrol for admission in U of T are mainly from China, India, the United States, South Korea, and Hong Kong. One of the primary reasons why the University of Toronto is placed among the best universities in the world is that it ensures diversity is maintained in every batch. The student body at U of T comprises some of the most brilliant minds from all around the globe. The university also offers special scholarships to its international students so as to encourage and promote diversity on campus.

University of Toronto Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - CAD 49,800

Masters - CAD 54,900

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring, Summer & Winter

Average GPA Requirement

3.6-4.0

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1330-1500; ACT - 29-34; IELTS - 7.0; TOEFL - 80; GRE - 167; GMAT - 670

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

January 13,15,18; February 1; May 15 (Varies depending on the program)

Percentage of International Students

21%

Size of Campus (in acres)

180

Alumni Worldwide

500k+

Female to Male Ratio

54:46

University of Toronto Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities

  Rankings

NA

22

23

24

23

QS World University Ranking 

26

25

29

28

31

Times Higher Education (THE)

18

18

18

21

22

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

16

16

17

NA

NA

University of Toronto Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Global MBA

1

1

1

1

1

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA

27

24

25

24

Times Higher Education (THE)

28

24

27

28

22

U.S. News & World Report - Finance MBA

23

NA

NA

NA

NA

Financial Times Global MBA

NA

94

85

86

65

Computer Science

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

24

23

23

23

22

U.S. News & World Report - Computer Science

37

NA

NA

NA

NA

Engineering 

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

18

22

22

43

Times Higher Education (THE)

26

28

27

31

29

U.S. News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PG

100

NA

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PG

22

NA

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PG

102

NA

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - UG Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering

102

NA

NA

NA

NA

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

16

14

10

11

10

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University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Scholarship

University of Toronto International Scholarship Award

Applicable in:

  • University of Toronto Scarborough University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Arts and Science (including Rotman Commerce)

Eligibility:

  • International Undergraduate students at UofT will receive the awards based on academic merit.

Value: $80,000 - $180,000 over the span of 4 years

Ruth E & Carter E Memorial Scholarship for Engineering

  • Applicable to current students, both Domestic and International.

Eligibility:

  • The Scholarship is awarded to any student in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of Computer Engineering, who has completed his/her Track One.
  • In case of unavailability of an eligible student, the award will go to another student of Engineering who has completed Track One, giving preference to Mineral Engineering.

Value: Variable

Dr Valerie Stavro Student Bursary

  • Applicable to undergraduate students, both domestic and international.
  • Applications are automatically considered.

Eligibility:

  • Scholarships will be offered to students of the Faculty of Dentistry, on the basis of financial need.

Value: Variable

Sigma Chi Leadership Award

  • Applicable to undergraduate students, both international and domestic.
  • Candidates must apply to be eligible for the award.

Eligibility:

  • The Award shall be offered to the UG students who have a good academic standing and have displayed a strong leadership role, based on their participation in the extra-curricular activities.

Value: Variable

Joseph Alfred Whealey Incourse Scholarship

  • UG Students, both International and Domestic will automatically be considered for the scholarship.

Eligibility:

  • Scholarships will be offered to the students based on financial need and merit.

Value: Variable

Campus Location

University of Toronto

27 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 Canada

http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/international/Pages/default.aspx | 416-978-6614 | graduate.information@utoronto.ca

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