University of Toronto

History

Founded in 1827 as King’s College, what is now known as the University of Toronto was the first higher learning institution available at Upper Canada. It’s current name is the result of multiple changes that came with the conversion to a secular institution and breaking ties with the churc

Programs Offered

The University of Toronto offers over 700 undergraduate programs every year across their three campuses, and prides itself on having any career students might be interested in pursuing, as such the following list is only a small percentage of all the programs the University of  Toronto has to offer:

  • Accounting 
  • Actuarial Science
  • Animal Physiology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architectural Studies
  • Bioethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical Toxicology
  • Cinema Studies
  • City Studies
  • Classical Civilization
  • Diaspora and Transnational Studies
  • Drama
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • English
  • Equity studies
  • Forest Conservation
  • Genome Biology
  • Information Security
  • Latin American Studies
  • Paleontology
  • Synthetic and Catalytic Chemistry
  • Women and Gender Studies

Admission requirements

Admission is largely based on the student’s grades during their last 2 years of high school, however the University of Toronto will also pay special attention to those courses that are closely related to the applicant’s chosen program, as such it is recommended to have a balanced score on multiple subjects .

Student Life

The width of student focused programs handled by the University of Toronto is nothing short of astounding, from multiple transition programs, to courses geared towards helping new students to speak with confidence and clarity and get used to their new living accommodations, an inclusivity teaching paradigm both for students and staff, workshops and personalized assistance for career  exploration and academic success, and all of this is done without forgetting the fun part of being a student, as the abundance of groups available on campus to join are second to none, there’s never a shortage of what to do on the University of Toronto.

Part-time work

The University of Toronto through it’s Career Learning Network maintains a job board with postings on Work-Study positions, and both On-Campus and Off-Campus jobs, which can be accessed by any student of the University of Toronto.

Work-Study positions are quite simply work offered by the university itself during school term, on-campus jobs are more varied, and usually last less time, while the off-campus jobs are quite simply what the name implies, all sort of work is available there with all sorts of required experience and work places, but the fact that it’s posted in the Career Learning Network gives students a better chance to grab one of those jobs early.

Fees

Tuition Fee for Domestic Students: Around $10,000

Tuition Fee for International Students: Around $45,000

Ranking

The University of Toronto is currently ranked as the 19th best university in the world, immediately earning it the title of the best university in all of Canada.

University Contact

Address:  27 King’s College Circle Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 Canada

Phone: 416-978-2190

Email: admissions.sgs@utoronto.ca

Summary

As one of the best universities in Canada and the world there’s no doubt that Toronto is one of the strongest picks any student can go for, with achievements in all branches of study and an unmatched amount of programs for undergraduates, Toronto University offers anything a student could possibly wish to study, and will do so through excellence in it’s programs.