Facts & Figures 2020-2021

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Founded in: 1878
President: Dr. Alan Shepard
Operating Revenue: $807.3 million
Library Book Holdings: 5.8 million
Land Area: 481.2 hectares

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

Key Facts

  • Ranked among the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide
  • A founding member of the U15 – Canada’s most distinguished research universities
  • 41,940 students, including more than 4,493 international students from 129 countries
  • One of the highest national entrance averages of first-year students at 91%
  • First to second year retention rate of 95%—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
  • 92.5% (6 months) or 93.7% (two years) employment rate after graduation
  • More than 328,000 alumni in 160 countries worldwide

Full Time Enrolment

Undergraduates (includes Concurrent and Medical Residents) 25,991
Graduate 3,869
PhDs 2,231
Total:
32,091


Full Time International Enrolment

Undergraduates
2,952
Masters 855
PhDs 686


Full Time Undergraduate Enrolment by Faculty*

Arts & Humanities 877
Business 1,057
Dentistry 263
Education 677
Engineering 2,151
Health Sciences 3,613
Information & Media Studies 871
Law 490
Medicine 1,847
Music 443
Science 5,535
Social Science 6,882
Total: 24,706

*Undergrad figures

Faculty by Faculty

Arts & Humanities 131
Business 119
Education 50
Engineering 110
Health Sciences 125
Information & Media Studies 34
Law 36
Medicine & Dentistry 301
Music 35
Science 194
Social Science 221
Total: 1,356

Full Time Staff

Adminstrative 475
Professional 1,109
Research/Technical 339
Librarian/Archivist 49
Library Assistant 53
Other 443
Total: 2,468

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