About > Faculties

The University of Toronto’s 17 schools and faculties offer an exceptional range of academic and research programs that foster student excellence and provide the best possible learning and study environments.

The following faculties offer the International Foundation Program to students who are academically qualified for admission but have lower English proficiency test scores than normally required for direct admission:

Faculty of Arts & Science

The Faculty of Arts & Science is a vibrant intellectual community of students and scholars who are deeply committed to excellence, discovery and diversity. With over 30,000 students from over 140 different countries, the Faculty is the largest in Canada and represents over half of the student population on the University’s main downtown campus. Offering an unparalleled breadth of programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in arts, sciences and commerce, the Faculty of Arts & Science is recognized as one of the most comprehensive faculties in North America.

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is a centre of immense inspiration, remarkable innovation and endless possibilities. Ranked 1st in Canada across all major international rankings, the Faculty is recognized for its excellence in engineering education and research and providing unparalleled experiential learning opportunities. Through the Faculty’s innovative curriculum that focuses on interactive and collaborative research and design, students become well-rounded, outstanding graduates, and join a global community of innovators and creators.

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, & Design

The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design is a leading authority in the ever-changing fields fueled by globalization and economic, technical and aesthetic formations. The Daniels Faculty offers unique undergraduate programs in architectural studies and visual studies to foster critical and creative thinking and prepare students for professional environments that require complex technical, and historical acumen and design-based solutions. By harnessing the potential of Toronto’s distinctive multicultural networks and international connections, the Daniels Faculty is a powerful place to start a career.

Faculty of Music

The Faculty of Music offers Canada’s largest and most renowned university-based program for professional music training, creation, performance, education, and research. Home to a diverse and dynamic community of performers, scholars, composers, and educators in every area of music study, the Faculty lends itself to creating a highly collaborative and creative environment. Students have abundant opportunities to perform and receive guidance from musicians of international renown in small classes and individual lessons. Located in one of the world’s most vibrant, multicultural, and arts-oriented cities, the Faculty of Music provides an exciting and inspiring environment for students to grow as musicians and musical thinkers.