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About York University

York University is helping to shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. York is Canada's third largest university with a commitment to excellence which reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility that sets us apart.

A York U degree empowers graduates to thrive in the world and achieve their life goals through a rigorous academic foundation balanced by real-world experiential education.

As a globally recognized research centre, York is fully engaged in the critical discussions that lead to innovative solutions to the most pressing local and global social challenges. York’s 11 faculties and 28 research centres are thinking bigger, broader and more globally, partnering with 288 leading universities worldwide. York's community is strong — 55,000 students, 7,000 faculty and staff, and more than 250,000 alumni.

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Location: Toronto, Canada

Students: 55,000 undergraduates and graduates

Research: 28 research centres

Faculties: 11 faculties

Alumni: more than 260,000

More info: York at a Glance