University of Toronto
Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto has evolved into Canada’s leading institution of learning, discovery and knowledge creation. It is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, driven to invent and innovate. At university, students have the opportunity to learn from and work with preeminent thought leaders through university’s multidisciplinary network of teaching and research faculty, alumni and partners. The ideas, innovations and actions of more than 560,000 graduates continue to have a positive impact on the world.
The university offers more than 700 undergraduate programs and over 280 masters and doctoral level graduate programs in a wide variety of fields. U of T offers second-entry professional programs in Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law and Medicine. Beside this, it also offers more than 60 professional graduate programs and 76 combined programs.
At U of T, exceptional students become extraordinary people by seeking to develop their minds, bodies and spirits. Choose from more than 1,000 student organizations, athletic teams and academic associations – or create a new one. Its size and reputation also enable the University to bring hundreds of prominent speakers to campus. The University of Toronto is committed to providing learning opportunities that match the diverse needs of students. Students at each of our three campuses benefit from distinctive learning environments, experiences and co-curricular opportunities, while earning the same prestigious U of T degree.
The University of Toronto’s extensive library system supports learning, teaching and research at university with unparalleled collections, innovative services, and inspiring spaces. The University’s library system is the third largest in North America.
The faculty here at university produce more research and scholarships than almost any other institution worldwide, in North America, only Harvard University publishes more academic papers. The University is a leader in commercialization and the creation of new start-ups. In the past five years, U of T has nurtured the rise of 150 companies, making it Canada’s #1 engine for research based start-ups. Each year, U of T employs more than 3,000 students in Work Study jobs.
At the University of Toronto, students, faculty and staff study, work and live on three campuses. With some of the most prestigious architecture and beautiful green space in the Greater Toronto Area and Mississauga, U of T offers an extraordinary environment in which to learn and work. The campuses are situated in one of the world's most vibrant urban environments. Ranked the most diverse city in North America, Toronto and the surrounding Greater Toronto Area are dynamic, inviting areas with something for everyone. From sports teams to cultural happenings, festivals to street fairs, Toronto has it all.
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