University of Toronto

The University of Toronto is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The school name is abbreviated as U of T or UToronto. They have more than 45,000 students. Degrees available include arts & science, international relations, renaissance studies, film studies, gender studies, industrial relations, and applied science & engineering.

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto was then called King's College. It was originally a religious school aligned with the Church of England.  The ties to the church were severed in 1849 by a newly-elected Upper Canada government, and the name was changed to the University of Toronto. 

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, University of Toronto is positioned as the #34 top university in the world, which makes it the #2 top university in Canada. The university's global rank decreased by 8 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #34 #2
University Name University of Toronto
Acronym UofT
Year Established 1827
Motto Velut arbor ævo
Motto in English As a tree with the passage of time
Colors Blue and white


Address 27 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone +1 (416) 978 2011
Fax +1 (416) 978 8182
Website University of Toronto Website
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Programs and Courses

Bachelor's Degrees Master's Degrees Doctorate Degrees Diplomas
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Science & Technology

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Admission Info

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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women

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