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Canada’s Premier Institute of Higher Learning

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is one of the oldest and most internationally recognized universities in North America. Ranked the top university in Canada by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the QS World University Rankings and the Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities, the University is a world-class institute with 17 schools & faculties, 13 teaching hospitals, 19 graduate institutions, and over 700 undergraduate programs.Its accomplished alumni include four Canadian Prime Ministers, four foreign leaders, fourteen Justice of the Supreme Court and six Nobel Prize winners.

With an annual enrollment of over 80,000 students, including more than 10,000 international students, the University is Canada’s largest educational institution and continues to be the nation’s leader in higher learning and research.

The quality and range of the University of Toronto’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs attract students from across Canada and around the world. The University enrolls more students, employs more faculty, and offers a greater range of courses than any other Canadian University.

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Quick Facts:

  • 192 years old
  • 75 PhD programs
  • 19 graduate institutions
  • 17 schools and faculties
  • 13 teaching hospitals
  • 7 undergraduate colleges
  • 3 campuses