University of Toronto (U of T) has evolved into Canada’s leading institution of learning, discovery and knowledge creation. It is considered as one of the world’s top research-intensive universities which is driven to invent and innovate. The university’s mission is to achieve the highest academic standards, attract students whose abilities and aspirations match the programs available, responding to the needs of a diverse student population and provide the best possible facilities, libraries and teaching aids.
The university is committed to ensure that the teaching and counselling of undergraduates is a normal obligation of every member of the faculty, and the professorial staff draws on their research to enrich students’ study experience. Under the graduate education scheme, the university is committed to making provision for a broad range of graduate programs and also setting high standards for scholarships offered to study at the university which is regularly submitted for international peer review.
Let’s read some interesting facts about the university, top courses students can enrol into, course fees, key scholarships students can avail to study at the University of Toronto, course admission criteria and other requirements.
The University of Toronto is ranked 29th in the world based on the QS World University Rankings. The university offers a great array of academic opportunities and experiences. Under the program finder, students can find out about undergraduate programs (based on campus and course subject).
Students looking for professional and graduate programs can visit the university website to know about schools, contacts etc., to get in touch with admission counselors. Some of the graduate schools at the University of Toronto are mentioned below:
QS ranking has placed U of T among the top 10 in the world in the following subjects – psychology (2nd), medical technology (4), human and biological sciences (6), automation and control (7), sociology (8), management (9) and public health (10). The university is also ranked in the top 50 in 35 different subjects. In Canada, U of T is ranked first (or tied) in 29 subjects and it is way higher than any other Canadian post-secondary institution.
Some of the key facts about U of T are listed below:
The amount of tuition you pay will depend on factors such as the program and the year of study, the course load and the selected campus. The tuition fees are very high as compared to European universities or universities in the Indian subcontinent. Some of the subject course fees are:
To know tuition fees about other courses, students are advised to visit the course pages and analyse about overall funds required to study at U of T before making the study abroad plan.
International students are eligible based on the following criteria:
The students must go to the following apply link to make the application. The prospective international applicant who wishes to apply to other universities in Ontario in addition to the University of Toronto should use the OUAC 105 application. The students in most cases have to upload key documents such as academic transcripts and English proficiency certificates while submitting the online application.
Other Documents Required:
The application costs a fee of CAD 110-195.
The university application process starts in the fall of the year before students intend to begin their studies. Some of the application timeline for full-time undergraduate programs are shown below. Generally, January and February are the main months for application timeline to these courses.
The admission decisions for Ontario secondary school (101) applicants are released during three admission rounds, occurring in February, March and May and February 15 is the deadline for receipt of transcripts and English language test scores. Many offers of admission are made in the earlier admission rounds, and since seats are limited so meeting the February 15 deadline ensures that their documents are available for early consideration. Secondary school applicants decisions are released during three admission rounds, occurring in early February, late March and late May. The earliest round of consideration takes place before the February document deadline and the applicants have to wait for third round consideration in late May.
Check out the full details on the application timeline here.
On this scholarship page, students can find a list of available scholarships to support their graduate or undergraduate studies at U of T. Some of the scholarships available for prospective international students are: