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University of Toronto

Canada's top research university

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is recognized worldwide as Canada’s top research university, a reputation that will add value for students who aspire to careers with global dimensions.

The University of Toronto, Canada's top research university, is home to 91,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff members. There are 592,000 U of T alumni around the world. U of T has produced six Nobel Prize-winning graduates, several Canadian prime ministers, and the most Rhodes Scholars of any Canadian university. U of T was ranked 18th globally in the prestigious Times Higher Education 2020 World University Rankings, and also ranked 23 in the world by the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities placing it firmly among the world’s top 25 institutions. 


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—Times Higher Education 2023 World University Rankings

With over $1 billion spent annually in biotech/medical research alone, the University of Toronto has the largest research budget in Canada. U of T is second only to Harvard University for the number of research publications cited worldwide, and has the third largest academic library in the world, after Harvard and Yale. The University of Toronto contributes $15.7 billion to the Canadian economy every year.

As a Rotman student, you are welcome everywhere on the beautiful and historic U of T campus (view a campus map here). Explore the first-class athletic facilities, the fourth-largest research library in North America, and a range of dining choices. Once you graduate, you benefit from the global reputation of Canada's top business school and one of the world's most highly ranked universities.

Explore the campus

  • Rotman students are welcome everywhere on the U of T campus, which offers unmatched opportunities for learning and recreation. Some of its attractions include:
  • First-class athletic facilities at Hart Housethe Athletic Centre and the Goldring Centre. Membership is free for Rotman students.
  • Robarts, the fourth-largest research library in North America, is just across the street from the Rotman School. Rotman students have access to all U of T libraries.
  • A range of dining options, including vegetarian food at the Centre for International Experience - an indispensable resource and gathering place for many global students - and halal and kosher food at the Arbor Room at Hart House.

Photo of the UofT Campus showing University College

Joint degrees

One of the greatest strengths of the Rotman School are the deep and multifaceted ties it has with the wider university community. If you are a student with a cross-disciplinary mindset, take advantage of the partnerships that Rotman has forged with professional faculties of law and engineering, as well as programs exploring disciplines such as political science and environmental studies. These joint and combined degree programs explore some of the most cutting edge research taking place at the university, and serve a range of dynamic career paths.

The Rotman Advantage. Discovered at the University of Toronto: Insulin, stem cells, electron microscope, multi-touch, and the first black hole.

Cool things to know about U of T

As one of the top 20 universities in the world, there are many fun things going on at U of T. Here are just a few:

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