A World-Renowned University
U of T is a world-renowned university in a celebrated city where knowledge meets achievement, history meets future and ambitions meets inspiration. Leading academics and employers from around the world have rated the University of Toronto as number one in Canada and among the best in the world.
Unparalleled Academic Opportunities
The University of Toronto offers an exceptional range, choice and depth of study. Our undergraduate students choose from 700 academic programs, learn from the best minds, get involved with research, and take advantage of smaller learning communities. Working with faculty and other students in close-knit communities, our students tailor their experiences to their interests and develop passions that help them make their mark on the world.
Toronto and the GTA
Toronto is the best of all worlds. The city has exceptional diversity: nearly half of Toronto’s 2.8 million residents were born outside of Canada. Toronto’s living mosaic continues to draw the best and the brightest, who come here seeking world-class business, culture, entertainment and education in one of the safest cities in the world.
Student Life and Athletics
At U of T, exceptional students become extraordinary people by seeking to develop their minds, bodies and spirits. Our students have thousands of things to be passionate about: student clubs that reflect our diverse community, a tradition of civic involvement, and a Varsity athletics program that has won every major Canadian university sporting championship over the past century, from football’s Vanier Cup to women’s ice hockey.
Applying to the University of Toronto
U of T invites applications from well-qualified students from around the world. Approximately 21% of our student body is international, with students coming from 168 countries and regions.
Housing and Residences
Living on campus provides our students with a live-in support network of Resident Assistants, or Dons, as well as close proximity to classes, study areas and athletics facilities. In addition to being a home on campus, residence life offers our students the chance to develop their independence while discovering and being part of an active, vibrant community. A space in residence is guaranteed to new full-time students entering their first year of university in an undergraduate program for the first time, provided they have indicated their interest and met all of the application deadlines.
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships at the University of Toronto provide an unparalleled opportunity for outstanding international students to study at one of the world’s best universities in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. The scholarship program is intended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school.