University Of Toronto, Canada: Ranking, Tuition, Cost of Living Plus Admission Requirements

images(3).jpgOne of Canada’s leading institutions in research and innovation, the University of Toronto was founded in 1827. This research- intensive university has created an environment with diverse values of freedom of words and expression leading her students to bring about new ideas and make discoveries through educative and social discourse.

The University of Toronto embraces creativity and diversity of all extents allowing her students and staff flourish in their inventive abilities based on academic freedom. She has also become one of the world’s leading institution for research with her footprint on Canada and Globally.

The university is made up of three campuses; the Downtown Toronto campus (St. George) featuring the varsity’s high performance facilities, the Mississauga campus with about 15 departments and the Scarborough campus with more hands- on research facilities and a vibrant environment.


According to the Times higher education ranking for 2016, the University of Toronto is the 22nd best university in the world, this isn’t so far off from the QS world university rankings 2016, which ranks the institution the 32nd best university worldwide. Other rankings include the US News Best Global Universities, 2017 placing her at 21st while the Shanghai Jiao Tong, 2016 put her in 27th place.

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The University of Toronto has over 700 undergraduate programs and over 200 graduate programs under various departments such as social sciences, mathematical and physical sciences, engineering and many others.

Undergraduate Admission;

For high school students in Ontario, you must possess an Ontario secondary school diploma (OSSD), with 6 grade 12 U/M. For students from other districts, you will need your high school diploma with an inclusion of English Language results. For international students, transcripts from your secondary school including all courses offered and will be subject to review by the admissions board to check standards according to Canadian educational standards. All applications will be made online at the school’s admission portal.

Graduate Admission;

Applicant must possess anHonorsBachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a final-year average. All application must be made online at the school’s admission board.

Doctoral admission;

A relevant master’s degree with an average of B+ or evidence of equal research capabilities. Depending on an A- minimum qualification, some departments accept directly from anHonorsB.Sc. program into the doctoral program.

Please note in all areas of admission, many departments increase their requirements depending on the amount of excellent candidates requesting for admission in a particular year.


English language is used for study instruction at the University of Toronto, therefore every candidate for admission should have English as their first language or an evidence of adequate English proficiency.

For Canadians, you will be expected to provide an ENG4U/EAE4U. Some students will be exempted from this process. If exempted, your grade 12 English course will be acceptable.

For international students and Canadian students who are not exempted, these are acceptable evidence of English Proficiency.

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
  • English for Academic Success (EFAS)
  • University of Toronto School of continuing studies (Academic English Course)

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In the tables below, are estimates of some of the major courses and other similar courses under the same faculty. They are grouped into graduate study and undergraduate study. Each group contains tuition information for both domestic and international students.



Applied science engineering C$ 11, 820- 14, 300 C$ 45,820 – 50,780
Architecture, Landscape and Deisgn C$ 6, 400 C$ 40,830 – 45,690
Art & Science C$ 6, 400 C$ 38,460 – 45,690
Dentistry C$ 37, 380 C$ 75,930 – 80,330
Forestry C$ 16, 725 – 30,660
Information C$ 6,400 – 11,520 C$ 41,920
Kinesiology and Physical Education C$ 6, 400 C$ 32,550
Law C$ 31, 740 C$ 46,920
Management C$ C$ 35,230 – 55,900
Medicine C$ 7, 230 – 23, 280 C$ 30,700 – 72,840
Music C$ 6, 400 – 9, 050 C$ 32,550
Nursing C$ 8, 590 C$ 44,820 – 46,960
Pharmacy C$ 2, 208 – 18, 210 C$ 36,910


Applied science engineering C$ 2, 700 – 13, 500 C$ 23, 133 – 50, 780
Architecture, Landscape and Design C$ 8, 440 – 11, 500 C$ 31, 150 – 41, 840
Art & Science C$10, 180 – 30, 770 C$ 20, 140 – 51, 640
Dentistry C$ 2,740 – 30, 3770 C$ 23, 350 – 62, 590
Forestry C$ 5, 532 – 9, 990 C$ 16,725 – 30,660
Information C$ 9, 890 – 10, 450 C$ 32,040 – 33,330
Kinesiology and Physical Education C$ 10, 650 C$ 29, 740
Law C$ 7, 030 – 33, 850 C$21, 560 – 56, 030
Management C$ 31, 700 – 48, 480 C$ 35,230 – 55,900
Medicine C$ 6,606 – 10, 650 C$ 18, 430 – 29,740
Music C$ 10, 110 – 10, 440 C$ 21, 560 – 29, 740
Nursing C$ 8, 660 – 17, 680 C$ 17, 820 – 46, 960

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Lunchtime Meal 15 – 20 C$
Egg(12) 4 – 4.5 C$
Chicken Breast 500g 7 C$
Tomatoes 1kg 3.7 C$
Milk I ltr 2.8 C$
85 m2 apartment(monthly rent) 1,800- 2,300 C$
45 m2 apartment (monthly rent) 1,300- 1,700 C$
Utility (gas, heat, electricity) 100- 190 C$
Internet (monthly) 60 C$
Public transportation (Monthly) 140 C$
Gas 1ltr 1.10 C$
Taxi (5 miles) 25 C$

The University of Toronto is definitely one for students who wants to go into a farther realm of education that surpasses just the normal form of study. An institution that allows it students and staff develop themselves by giving them facility and freedom to be creative and discover new things is one to watch out for.


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