The University of Toronto’s 17 schools and faculties offer an exceptional range of academic and research programs that foster student excellence and provide the best possible learning and study environments.
The following faculties offer the International Foundation Program to students who are academically qualified for admission but have lower English proficiency test scores than normally required for direct admission:
Faculty of Arts & Science
The Faculty of Arts & Science is a vibrant intellectual community of students and scholars who are deeply committed to excellence, discovery and diversity. With over 30,000 students from over 140 different countries, the Faculty is the largest in Canada and represents over half of the student population on the University’s main downtown campus. With 930 of the world’s leading scholars and over 2,300 teaching assistants, course instructors and postdoctoral fellows, the Faculty of Arts & Science is recognized as one of the most comprehensive Faculties in North America.
Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is a centre of immense inspiration, remarkable innovation and endless possibilities. Internationally recognized for its excellence in engineering education and research, the Faculty is known as a forward-thinking resource to address some of the world’s most pressing concerns. Through the Faculty’s innovative curriculum that focuses on interactive and collaborative research and design, students become well-rounded, outstanding graduates, and are eligible to become registered Professional Engineers (P.Eng.).
John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, & Design
The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, & Design is a leading authority in the ever-changing fields fueled by globalization and economic, technical and aesthetic formations. With a focus on interdisciplinary training and research on a global scale, the Faculty provides exceptional resources for the aspiring architects, landscape architects, or urban designers. By harnessing the potential of Toronto’s distinctive multi-ethnic and multicultural society, the Faculty will test students’ limits and challenge them to rethink design for the 21st century.
Faculty of Music
The Faculty of Music is home to a diverse and dynamic community of performers, scholars, composers, and educators. Students receive superior musical training while studying at Canada’s largest and most prestigious university. The Faculty of Music offers a wide array of programs, including performance (classical and jazz), education, composition, history and theory. Students have abundant opportunities to perform and receive guidance from musicians of international renown in small classes and individual lessons. The publications, recordings, performances, and commissions of its teaching staff make the Faculty of Music a leading institution for scholarly and artistic research in music. Situated in Toronto’s rich cultural scene, the Faculty of Music provides an exciting and inspiring environment for students to grow as musicians and musical thinkers.