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.
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Toronto was ranked 18 out of 28 must-see destinations. Selections were based on four criteria: cities, nature, culture and adventure. According to the publication: "Nearly half of Toronto’s residents are immigrants and more than 200 languages are spoken in Canada’s largest city. A multicultural energy infuses everything from the old-school stylings of Drake to the new HXOUSE emerging artists’ incubator co-founded by singer The Weeknd and his creative director, La Mar Taylor."
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.
Celebrating Diversity and 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.
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.