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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Centre of the action

The Rotman School is located in downtown Toronto, Canada’s commercial and cultural capital. Consistently ranked one of the best cities in the world in which to live; Toronto is home to the second largest financial centre in North America, and the third largest technology, health sciences, and film and television sectors.

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 skyline in the evening from a helicopter

Toronto was named one of 2019's most exciting destinations by National Geographic Traveler Magazine

National Geographic Traveler Magazine | 2019
Toronto was ranked 18 out of 28 must-see destinations. Selections were based on four criteria: cities, nature, culture and adventure.

Toronto skyline at night - from a helicopter

Toronto ranked #3 in North America for tech talent, according to the CBRE, adding 80,100 tech jobs in the past five years

CBRE | 2019
A new report from the commercial real estate company CBRE reveals that Toronto is now North America's third-best market for tech talent, falling behind only San Francisco's Bay Area (read: Silicon Valley) and Seattle,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto ranks 5th of 110 cities for the best location for millennials to live in.

Nestpick | 2018
Toronto ranks 5th of 110 cities for the best location for millennials to live in, according to housing aggregator Nestpick’s 2018 Millennial Cities Ranking.

City of Toronto

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

Economist | 2018
Global liveability has improved for the first time in a decade. Toronto has maintained its position as the world's 7th most liveable city, behind Melbourne, Vienna and Vancouver.

Downtown skyline reflection

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

Toronto streetcar

Toronto is one of the world’s greenest cities

MIT and World Economic Forum | 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%.

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 from the island

Trump Got You Down? Check Out My Bubble — Toronto

Huffington Post | 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."

Toronto and Rotman

Google ranks Toronto one of the world’s must-visit cities

Google and YouTube | 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.

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.

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

The Huffington Post

Infographic: Toronto as Canada's Financial Centre

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Source: Toronto Finance International - May 2019

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