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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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The Rotman School is located in downtown Toronto, Canada’s financial, commercial and cultural capital, consistently ranked one of the best cities in the world in which to live. Toronto is home to the third largest financial, technology, health sciences, and film and television sectors in North America, making it an exceptional place for our students to earn, study and launch their careers after graduation.

Toronto, Canada is one of the best places in the world? Don’t take our word for it.

Here’s a collection of the latest Toronto and Canadian rankings:

Toronto among the fastest growing tech hubs in North America »

Toronto leaped ahead in annual North American tech talent rankings compiled by a Los Angeles-based real-estate services firm.

Canada’s largest city jumped from 12th to sixth place in CBRE’s 2017 rankings, adding 22,500 tech jobs last year.


Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Canada named 2nd best country in the world, 1st for quality of life by the U.S. News & World Report's Best Countries report

A new ranking that evaluated countries on everything from economic influence, power, citizenship and quality of life, has declared Switzerland the world's best country for 2018, with Canada finishing runner-up.

City of Toronto

Toronto has been ranked one of the world's most liveable cities by The Economist

Global liveability has improved for the first time in a decade. Toronto has maintained its position as the world's 4th most liveable city, behind Melbourne, Vienna and Vancouver.

Toronto is ranked one of the top high tech cities in the world

Toronto is ranked as the world's 9th most high tech city by the World Economic Forum | August 2017
Rife with startups and innovative infrastructure, stemming from places like the Cisco Innovation Center, Toronto is home to 30% of Canada's IT firms, the majority of which have fewer than 50 employees. That means there's a crop of young companies poised to make an impact in the next decade.

City of Toronto from St. George Campus

Toronto is a “City of Opportunity” and ranked as one of the best cities to live and work. | 2016
PwC’s biennial global study, Cities of Opportunity 7, benchmarks 30 global cities against an extensive set of indicators and underlying variables. This year, Toronto rises one spot to 3rd overall out of 30 cities.


Toronto is ranked as a global fintech centre of the future | January 2017
A global survey on trends and innovations in financial services ranked Toronto as one of the top FinTech centres in the world.

Rotman in the news

Trump Got You Down? Check Out My Bubble — Toronto

December 13, 2016 |
Richard Florida on living in the City of Toronto: "We live in a great city, with diverse ethnic neighbourhoods, great schools, low crime and free healthcare for everyone."


CBRE says Toronto becoming a leader in producing world-class tech talent | July 25, 2017
According to CBRE's annual Scoring of Tech Talent Report, Toronto is the fastest growing tech market in North America in a ranking which looks at 50 US and Canadian markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent.


Toronto is one of the world’s greenest cities | January 2017
Toronto was named one of the greenest cities in the world by MIT, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Each city has been scored based on the percentage of canopy coverage. Toronto received a result of 19.5%.


Toronto ranked one of the best cities in the world. | November 2016
Toronto ranked as having one of the best city brands in the world, according to a new report from Resonance Consulting, a company with headquarters in both New York and Vancouver.

My Toronto

Google ranks Toronto one of the world’s must-visit cities | October 2016
Where should you go on your next vacation? For many would-be travellers scouring Google and YouTube for ideas, apparently one of the top three answers is Toronto.

Location Matters

Rotman students study just blocks from Bay Street (Canada’s business centre), and the School takes full advantage of its strategic location by drawing on a rich pool of business and political leaders. A wide variety of academic and research partnerships exist between Rotman and the corporate world.

“I couldn't turn down the opportunity to go to the best business school in Canada while living in a city I love.”

– Ryan Connelly, Rotman MBA student, in an interview for Poets and Quants

Rotman's close proximity to Canada's business centre means students can meet with industry professionals and Rotman alumni between classes at corporate headquarters located just minutes away, building the relationships that are crucial to success. Combine Rotman’s assets with the advantages of living and studying in Toronto, and you have one of the best places in the world to learn.

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Celebrating Diversity and Culture
Toronto - Diversity Culture

Toronto is recognized as the world’s most multicultural city by the United Nations (ahead of London and New York City). Each year, Toronto attracts millions of visitors from around the world to celebrate diversity through its many festivals and annual events, including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Toronto Caribbean Carnival (Caribana), Toronto Pride Week, Taste of the Danforth, North by Northeast Music and Film Festival, and countless other concerts, art exhibitions, live performances and cultural gatherings.

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City of Neighbourhoods

Toronto is known for its distinct communities, each with their own rich histories and cultural flavours to explore. As the cultural capital of Canada, you will never be far from the many attractions of Toronto’s vibrant arts and entertainment scene.

“Toronto is a huge city. It's a really diverse city. It's a city where I find inspiration on every street corner.”

– Christine Wheatley, Business Design Consultant, Fidelity Investments & Rotman MBA Grad

Toronto is home to major industry clusters, including aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, health care, telecommunications, and tourism. With its eclectic mix of architecture, food and shopping, Toronto offers an enriching experience for those who work and study here.

The Views are Different Here | Toronto

The views are different in Toronto. A city where all flavours are welcome, where beauty has many faces, where it's okay to let your guard down.

This video was produced by Tourism Toronto

“It's time to discover Toronto as the new capital of cool.”

The Huffington Post

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Toronto: Get Inspired

Asha and Christine, both graduates of the Rotman MBA program, know their cities. Los Angeles, New York, Montreal… hear what the have to say about Toronto.

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