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University of Toronto (Mississauga) Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Updated On - November 13th 2019By -  Mansi Sharma

University of Toronto (U of T), established in 1827, is a public university located in Canada. It is popular for providing world-class research-intensive environment to the students. Other major attraction is its placement records.

Key Features of U of T

  • 3 campuses- Downtown Toronto (main campus), Mississauga Campus and Scarborough Campus
  • Offers more than 700 undergraduate degree and 200 postgraduate degree programs
  • Home to 20,899 faculty and staff members
  • Nearly 60,000 student enrolments every year with 17,452 international applicants
  • Basic tuition fee for undergraduate students- CAD 26,140
  • Basic tuition fee for graduate students- CAD 45,200
  • IELTS and TOEFL scores are accepted as the English Proficiency test scores.

Ranking and Standing

University of Toronto has been ranked 4th by NTU Ranking and 22nd by Times Higher Education 2016.


Type of universityPublic
LocationToronto, Canada
Number of seats in undergraduate courses18,038
Number of seats in postgraduate courses70,728
Tuition Fee Range$CAD 26,140- $CAD 45,200
Test Scores AcceptedIELTS and TOEFL
Score Required for UndergraduateIELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 100
Score Required for GraduatesIELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 100

As of 2016-17, all 3 campuses comprised 88,766 students in total. From the total, 60,595 students were enrolled at St. George (Toronto) campus, 14,741 at Mississauga campus and 13,430 at Scarborough Campus.

17,452 international students enrolled with the university. Majority of international students hailed from China

Country-wise International Population:

CountryNumber of students
United States698
South Korea597
Hong Kong313

Campuses and Colleges at U of T

University of Toronto has 3 campuses, St. George’s being the head campus. The other campuses are:

  • St. George (Downtown) Campus- offers courses in music, law, engineering, medicine, political science and literature.
  • Mississauga campus- Offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral courses. 156 programs are offered in 92 study areas which are taught in 17 academic departments
  • Scarborough Campus: Mainly offers co-op programs in undergraduate, graduate and management courses.

The faculty of Arts and Science at Downtown Toronto (St. George) campus is affiliated to 7 colleges mentioned below:

  • Innis College
  • New College
  • St. Michael’s College
  • Trinity College
  • University College
  • Victoria College
  • Woodsworth College  

University of Toronto Faculties and Divisions

Apart from having two additional campuses at Mississauga and Scarborough, the University of Toronto has 18 academic divisions as listed below.

Applied Science and EngineeringKinesiology and Physical Education
Architecture, Landscape and DesignLaw
Arts and ScienceManagement
Continuing StudiesMedicine
Graduate StudiesPublic Health
InformationSocial Work

Academic Programs Offered at U of T

Known for its glorious history of innovation and research, UoT has highly experienced faculty and world-class infrastructure.

With over 900 undergraduate and postgraduate programs across three campuses, the university offers a wide array of options from Astronomy to Philosophy, Neuroscience to Urban Studies.

List of Undergraduate Programs

From Accounting to Sociology and from Mathematics to Nursing, University of Toronto offers as many as 700 undergraduate courses.

  • Most of the courses fall in the category of Sciences and Arts.
  • Some dual specialization courses like Anthropology and Psycholinguistics in a combination of Bachelors in Arts and Science are offered as well.

Graduate and Doctorate Programs offered at U of T

The number of graduate or postgraduate courses at the University of Toronto is around 200. Like undergraduate courses, most courses are in the fields of Arts and Sciences.

Some contemporary courses like Master of Arts in Ministry and Spirituality, Master of Divinity can also be studied.

Doctorate programs majorly fall under the category of Philosophy.

Some other famous doctorate programs are in the following fields:

  • Music
  • Dental Surgery
  • Ministry
  • Education
  • Juridical Science
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy

How to Apply 

Check the requirements for the course you plan to opt for at The application process for most programs vary from one another. However, few common stages to fill application form are:

  • Go through the list of courses and choose the one you wish to apply for.
  • Check admission requirements
  • Apply through the link,
  • Choose among International or Domestic application forms as per requirement.
  • Apply for OUAC 105 Application form if you wish to apply for other Ontario Universities
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of CAD 180.

Important Note-

1. After successful submission of the application form, your application will be further reviewed.

2. Some students may need a valid GRE score for admission for this.

Visa/Permit Related Requirements

International applicants who want to study for more than 6 months or more, need to have a valid study permit or study visa. Some important things regarding this are as follows:

  • Apply for a study permit at Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
  • Visit nearest Visa Application Centre to apply for it.
  • To apply, you will need the acceptance letter, proof of finance and an identity proof (passport).
  • This process can take some time, so it is advisable to apply as soon as you receive the letter of acceptance from the university.

What is the tuition fee at University of Toronto?

The tuition fee at University of Toronto is as follows:

Undergraduate Courses

  • For domestic students- CAD 6400 to CAD 14,300.
  • For International Students- CAD 41,920 to CAD 47,020

Graduate Courses

  • Domestic students- CAD 7,030 to CAD 48,480
  • International students- CAD 20,530 to CAD 53,370.

University of Toronto Housing

The university guarantees accommodation to all first-year students in undergraduate courses. This has to be communicated while filling the application.

The residential capacities of University of Toronto’s all 3 campuses are mentioned below.

  • Downtown Toronto (St. George) Campus – 6572 students
  • Mississauga Campus – 1544 students
  • Scarborough Campus – 767 students

Downtown Toronto campus has residential facilities at all the seven colleges, Chestnut Residence, Graduate House, or Student Family Housing. Every residence has its own teams, events, governance, clubs, dining place and eligibility rules. Few are open to all students, and others are open only to those pursuing a particular academic program.

The Mississauga campus accommodates more than 1,500 students and has three different housing options, namely residence halls, townhouses, and apartments.

The Scarborough residential complex accommodates over 750 students. It is a mere two-minute walk from academic buildings and townhouses and apartment suites.

Scholarships and Financial Aids for Domestic and International Students

U of T provides Admission Scholarships and In-course Scholarships. For undergraduates, over 3600 admission scholarships are available.

To avail Admission Scholarships, students have to either fill a separate application or complete an award profile as per the requirement.

In-course scholarships are awarded to top students automatically. Over 5000 in-course scholarships are provided to deserving students.

Opportunities to Work While Studying

On-campus, over 3500 students are hired annually through work study program. The two work study program are for Fall/Winter and Summer sessions.

  • The university covers 70 percent of the cost, 30 percent of the total cost is responsibility of hiring department.
  • The funding must be prior to submitting job
  • Each job posting can have up to 4 vacancies.

University of Toronto Employability after Graduation

Irrespective of the course or the department, the university is keen on placing all its students in prestigious organizations. Here are some statistics about placements of this university:

DisciplineSalary range (CAD)Average Salary
Commerce33,735 to 61,93645,163
Pharmacology39,234 to 51,79246,163
Computer Science27,600 to 89,89548,804
Engineering26,325 to 89,89548,620

For Recent Alumni

The University of Toronto provides full access to all Career Centre services to its alumni for up to 2 years after the graduation.

Recent graduates can sign up on the Student & Recent Grads portal for a Career Learning Network (CLN) account.

The account assists to view postings for full-time job opportunities, book one-on-one career counselling and employment advising services, attend several workshops, networking events and panels, and access various online career resources.

For Alumni Beyond Two Years of Graduation

A University of Toronto alumnus beyond two years of graduation who is looking for career assistance can visit the U of T Alumni page for Hire, mentor, or share your expertise with a student or recent graduate.

An alumnus who wants to be involved in helping students in their own career development can visit UoTs Employers and Partners section and learn more about Extern Job Shadowing Program, Explore It Program, In the Field, Informational Interview database, The Next Steps Conference.

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University of Toronto (Mississauga) Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationUniversity of Toronto
Student Population15546
DLI NumberO19332746152
Application Cost$75
Accreditation AUCC
Average Cost of Attendance$41,332 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio15 : 1

Admission & Dates

Regular decision Deadlines

June 01

Application Deadline

August 15

Application Results

Read more about admission seasons and deadlines

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL110100120 -
IELTS7.56.59 -
MELAB928599 -

University of Toronto (Mississauga) Acceptance Rate


Acceptance Rate


Total Applicants


Total Enrolled

University of Toronto (Mississauga) Enrollment

University of Toronto (Mississauga) Enrollment15546
Undergraduate Enrollment14765
Graduate Enrollment781

Attendance Cost


Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$41,332 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Residence with Meal Plan$9,844 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Program Wise Accreditations
Chemistry ProgramsCanadian Society for Chemistry
Environmental Sciences ProgramsEnvironmental Careers Organization of Canada


Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants

Admission Overview

Shaping the future of various aspirants, the University of Toronto offers 700 undergraduate and 200 masters and Ph.D level degree programmes in a variety of fields. Each year the university contrives nearly 88,766 individuals for their better future. Check the admission process for the University of Toronto here.

Ranking Overview

U of T offers a large number of graduate and undergraduate courses. Many global ranking agencies prove U of T’s academic excellence. Rankings given to the university by various global players are given below.

The university is undoubtedly amongst the most eminent universities in the world. With a huge international appeal, it is not only the best in Canada but it is at the top in all major global university rankings. Take a look at the ranking of University of Toronto according to some of the most acclaimed global publications of university rankings of 2016.

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