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Last updated: October 1, 2019

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As one of the world’s top educational institutions, the University of Toronto (U of T) is a dynamic destination for unsurpassed excellence.

The University of Toronto is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top universities.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 put U of T at #1 in Canada and 21st among all the world’s universities. U of T was also ranked #1 in Canada and #12 in the world in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

Since 1827, students, faculty and graduates of U of T have been making history and mapping the future. At U of T, exceptional students become extraordinary people by seeking to develop their minds, bodies and spirits through connections with new ideas, people and places.

Studying at U of T is about choice. Entering first year gives you access to more academic programs than at any other Canadian university.

Choice extends to the more than 1,000 student organizations, athletic teams and academic associations, and each of our 3 campuses offers different learning environments, experiences and recreational opportunities.

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International Opportunities

The University of Toronto offers many different opportunities to participate in exchange programs, including study-abroad programs and international summer programs, through partnerships with leading universities around the world.

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Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services are part of our commitment to maintaining an accessible and welcoming university community. Assessment and financial support are available to assist students with physical or learning disabilities, as well as students with chronic health problems.

Services range from on-campus transportation, books on tape and note-taking, to the latest adaptive equipment, which is made available through the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre.

For information about Accessibility Services, visit the website of each campus:

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Residence Accommodations

U of T student housing offerings are as varied as the people who live in them. We have the same philosophy for housing and community as we do for learning: Different people have different needs.

Refer to the Housing Services website for detailed information.

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Scholarships

We offer approximately 4,500 admission scholarships that total more than $20 million. In most cases, no separate application is required. Selection is based on your overall record, with particular emphasis placed on the most recent results.

Read more about scholarships.

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Student Financial Support

For Canadian students, U of T is committed to the principle that no student admitted to a program will be unable to enroll in or complete the program due to a lack of financial means. The commitment is based on the assumption that you will first access the government aid you are eligible for.

Financial need is assessed based on the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Those whose assessed need is not fully covered by government aid will receive additional funding from the University.

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U of T Advance Planning for Students (UTAPS)

If you are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and are concerned about the financial cost of attending university, you can obtain a preliminary estimate for the amount of funding you may expect to receive from government programs and other forms of financial assistance by completing the Financial Aid/UTAPS Online Estimator.

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Applicant Information

Upon receipt of your OUAC application, we will send an acknowledgement email that provides information about what is required to complete your application.

Note: Your application cannot be considered until we receive all required documentation.

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Application Program Choices

You may apply to a maximum of 3 U of T choices, but are limited to 1 choice within the faculties on the St. George campus, or within U of T Mississauga or U of T Scarborough.

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English-Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you may be required to provide proof of English facility.

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Campus Tours

Read more about campus tours.

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Contact Information

University of Toronto
Enrolment Services
172 St. George Street
Toronto ON  M5R 0A3

Telephone: 416-978-2190
Website: www.utoronto.ca 

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