University of Toronto

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The University of Toronto is one of the most respected and influential institutions of higher education and advanced research in the world. A vibrant and diverse academic community with three distinctive campuses and many partner sites, including world-renowned hospitals, the university has strengths across all disciplines. The 2018 Times Higher Education world university ranking places the university first in Canada and among the world’s top ten best public universities.

The university’s mission statement was adopted in 1992: “The University of Toronto is committed to being an internationally significant research university, with undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of excellent quality.” Today, the university remains a research pacesetter not only for Canada but also for the world: U of T is second only to Harvard in volume of publications, with one of the top university library resources in North America. It is also a leader in North America for knowledge-translation and entrepreneurship.

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Full-time (undergraduates)
65 600

Full-time (graduates)
17 900

Part-time (undergraduates)
6 300

Part-time (graduates)
1 500

Source: Council of Ontario Universities (2018 preliminary fall enrolment)



Undergraduate tuition fees:
6 780 $ - 7 070 $

Graduate tuition fees:
6 900 $


Undergraduate tuition fees:
42 870 $ - 49 800 $

Graduate tuition fees:
6 900 $ - 22 640 $

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2018-19).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.