Leading employers of the world rank the University of Toronto # 1 in Canada. Here's why

Graduates have so far founded 190,000+ companies and non-profits, creating a total of 3.7 million jobs worldwide.
Published 23 Jun, 2021 09:00am

Routinely ranked #1 in Canada, the University of Toronto is a world-class university in a celebrated city where ambitions find inspiration.

Leading employers from all around the world have ranked the University of Toronto number 1 in Canada for work-ready graduates, placing the university firmly within the world’s top 10 for alumni employability.

With 700+ undergraduate academic programs to choose from, U of T students mix and match concentrations to build versatile degrees that unite calling and career.

Whether you’re thinking of enriching an engineering degree with a music performance minor, or double-majoring in physics and classics, options are truly boundless. 

When you embark on undergraduate studies at U of T, you not only learn from some of the world’s best minds, you become their colleagues and collaborators, get involved in their research, and leverage a diverse network of smaller communities all across our three campuses.

Indeed, our campuses, which span Ontario’s Greater Toronto Area, offer a wealth of opportunity across multiple disciplines and industries.

To the west, the University of Toronto Mississauga combines advanced research with an intimate academic experience. The University of Toronto’s St. George campus features warm college communities within Toronto’s vibrant downtown core. And to the east, the University of Toronto Scarborough is a global leader in hands-on research and co-operative learning. Working closely with their professors, classmates, and mentors, our students tailor their experiences to their interests and develop passions that help them make their mark on the world.

Established by royal charter in 1827, the University of Toronto contributes $15.7 billion to the Canadian economy each year through the research, innovation, and creative output of 14,000+ faculty and 90,000+ students.

U of T's community includes 18 academic faculties and schools, 100+ departments, 170 research centers and institutes, and nine fully affiliated teaching hospitals.

Did you know that graduates have founded 190,000+ companies and non-profits, creating a total of 3.7 million jobs worldwide?

The University's graduates are versatile and can be found contributing to firms and organisations the world over. Unique in North America, the U of T's tri-campus system makes it easy for students to learn, grow, and flourish in Canada’s economic heartland.

And, with a 600,000-strong alumni network spanning 160+ countries, every student enjoys access to international partnerships and collaborators who become lifelong friends. 

All undergraduate applicants to the University of Toronto are automatically considered for merit-based entrance scholarships. International students are eligible to apply for any of our 5,800+ work-study positions and take part in our work-integrated degree programs, including co-op programs, professional experience years, and internships.

Once you become a student at the University of Toronto, transition advisors help you navigate all of these opportunities.

Visit to see why students from Pakistan choose the University of Toronto – and gain access to a rich library of informative videos, webcasts, and more ways to connect with the university.

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