Facts & Figures 2019-2020

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Founded in: 1878
President: Dr. Alan Shepard
Operating Revenue: $778.2 million
Library Book Holdings: 5.7 million
Land Area: 481.2 hectares

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Key Facts

  • Ranked among the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide
  • A founding member of the U15 – Canada’s most distinguished research universities
  • 40,000 students, including more than 5,800 international students from 128 countries
  • One of the highest national entrance averages of first-year students at 90.6%
  • First to second year retention rate of 93.6%—one of the highest in Canada
  • A proud legacy of Rhodes Scholars, with the 24th announced in 2019
  • 12 faculties, including the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, as well professional programs in Medicine, Business, Law and Engineering
  • More than 400 combinations of undergraduate majors, minors and specializations
  • 88 different graduate degree programs, including a range of interdisciplinary programs
  • 26 faculty recipients of 3M National Teaching Fellowships—second highest in Canada
  • 2% employment rate after graduation
  • More than 325,000 alumni in 150 countries worldwide

Full Time Enrolment

Undergraduates 23,782
Graduate 3,946
PhDs 2,219
Total: 33,725


Full Time International Enrolment

Undergraduates 2,763
PhDs 665


Full Time Undergraduate Enrolment by Faculty*

Arts & Humanities 882
Business 1,090
Dentistry 262
Education 697
Engineering 2,008
Health Sciences 3,466
Information & Media Studies 895
Law 485
Medicine 1,719
Music 449
Science 5,326
Social Science 6,503
Total: 23,782

*Undergrad figures

 

Faculty by Faculty

Arts & Humanities 131
Business 119
Education 45
Engineering 109
Health Sciences 124
Information & Media Studies 33
Law 33
Medicine & Dentistry 292
Music 36
Science 192
Social Science 211
Total: 1,325

Full Time Staff

Operating 1,811
Research 197
Ancillary 484
Total: 2,492



For more detailed statistics please visit the
Institutional Planning & Budgeting homepage