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Prospective Students

Moving Forward in Your Academic Journey

Over 18,000 graduate students. 4,400 accomplished faculty members. Innovative programs with global academic reach. The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto offers exceptional opportunities for professional advancement in a dynamic city you'll be proud to call home. ​

With undergraduate and graduate students from more than 170 countries, all advancing research and professional studies into unprecedented new territory, U of T is truly where the world comes to study.



A Reputation for Excellence

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is one of the most historic universities in North America, and one of the world's foremost institutions in terms of academic achievement. We rank second in North America for output of academic publications and third for citations. U of T has a long record of research. By 1900, our first PhDs were awarded, one in physiology and the other in physics. More followed. To promote graduate studies and research at U of T, the School of Graduate Studies was established in 1922.

Why Grad Study at U of T?

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At the Centre of it All: Toronto

Thanks to Toronto's rich cultural tapestry and global perspective, U of T offers an extraordinary environment in which to grow, learn, and work. Situated in the heart of one of the world's most cosmopolitan environments and the financial centre of Canada, our many departments and research centres span three campuses: St. Geo​rge, University of Toronto Scarborough, and University of Toronto Mississauga. Each features inspiring architecture, outstanding green spaces, and numerous opportunities to engage with the surrounding community.

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Ready to Change the World?

Browse our many areas of study and innovative interdisciplinary programs to begin the application process. Before you apply, be sure to read all application instructions, requirements, and deadlines on your selected program. Then follow the application steps.

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