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Canada’s Premier Institute of Higher Learning

Since its founding in 1827, the University of Toronto has established itself as a world class research institution with 17 schools and faculties, 13 teaching hospitals, 19 graduate institutions, and 75 PhD programs. Its accomplished alumni include four Canadian Prime Ministers, four foreign leaders, fourteen Justice of the Supreme Court and six Nobel Prize winners.

With an annual enrollment of over 80,000 students, including more than 10,000 international students, the University is Canada’s largest educational institution and continues to be the nation’s leader in higher learning and research.

The quality and range of the University of Toronto’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs attract students from across Canada and around the world. The University enrolls more students, employs more faculty, and offers a greater range of courses than any other Canadian University.

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Quick Facts:

  • 191 years old
  • 75 PhD programs
  • 19 graduate institutions
  • 17 schools and faculties
  • 13 teaching hospitals
  • 7 undergraduate colleges
  • 3 campuses