University of Toronto - St. George Campus

History

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is one of the oldest universities in North America. Its reputation extends far beyond the continent.

Special Characteristics

The University of Toronto is one of the world’s great public research universities where talented students have affordable access to some of the world’s best scholars and researchers. No university in Canada, and few in North America, can match the range and reputation of U of T’s programs.

Canada’s largest university has three campuses:

  • St. George Campus in downtown Toronto;
  • U of T Scarborough, 22 km to the east of the downtown campus; and
  • U of T Mississauga, 27 km to the west of the downtown campus.

The University of Toronto provides its students with resources that compete with the world’s elite universities. U of T’s library system is ranked among the top five universities in its holdings of books, periodicals and other reference materials. There are outstanding athletic facilities, extensive computer networking services and incredible research facilities that help to attract, and keep, U of T’s greatest resource – its human talent.