- The Munk School of Global Affairs integrates research with teaching and public education.
- The manuscripts and historic books at The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.
- U of T holds a top-12 spot in world rankings for medicine.
A world-renowned university.
The University of Toronto’s academic and research strengths rank among the best in the world — and are the best in Canada. Because of this, we attract top faculty and students seeking a mark of excellence acknowledged around the world.
- The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014 , which measure the institutional excellence of the world’s top 400 universities in research, teaching and knowledge transfer, lists the University of Toronto as the top university in Canada and 20th in the world.
- In 2014, the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities put U of T first in Canada and 24th in the world.
- The QS World University Rankings placed U of T 20th in the world and first overall in Canada.
- The University of Toronto ranked first in Research Infosource’s annual list of the top 50 research universities in Canada (PDF) and topped the medical/doctoral category.
- U of T ranked 8th in the National Taiwan University Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2013.
- In a survey of international recruiters, U of T graduates ranked 14th in the world, and first in Canada, for their Global Employability.
- In their Best Global Universities Ranking, U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Toronto 14th in the world and best in Canada.
“Our consistently strong performance in world university rankings reflects U of T’s excellence in teaching and the global impact of U of T research. Our students, faculty, staff and alumni are leading the way in every field, and it’s being noticed around the world. Even as the global competition between leading universities becomes increasingly intense, the University of Toronto continues to be a top destination for the world’s best scholars.”
– University of Toronto President Meric Gertler