University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Toronto, Canada

  • 1827

  • 21.3%

    International Students
  • 27

    No. of Programs
  • 29

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations & Rankings

University of Toronto (U of T) is the leading public research institute of Canada which was established in 1827. It is located in Toronto, Ontario province of Canada and is ranked as the number 1 University of Canada. The university is expanded into three major campuses namely 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. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The University of Toronto 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. Every year more than 90,000 students enroll for various courses at the three major campuses of the university out of which approximately 20,000 are international students. The international students who enroll for admission in U of T are mainly from China, India, United States, South Korea, and Hong Kong. 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. The motivation for innovative ideas and freedom for discovery leaves a positive impact on those are a part of the University. 

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 the proud alumni of the University of Toronto.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

One of the primary reasons as to 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.

COVID-19 Response

Keeping the world-wide restrictions in mind, the University of Toronto has taken the necessary precautionary measures to ensure the safety of all students and staff. With a blended model of learning offered by the University, a focus on providing online or remote learning has taken the priority.

  • For new students, starting from orientation, most of the student activities will now be held online or remotely.
  • A blended model of learning will be adopted to ensure the safety and health of all students and staff.
  • Single accommodations will be available to all new incoming students.
  • High-frequency areas for student and staff traffic will be highly sanitised and cleansed as per the government regulations.

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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)


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 | 416-978-6614 |

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