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York is a leading international teaching and research university and a driving force for positive change.

Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term career and personal success. Together we are making things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.

York at a Glance

8,200+

students participated in Experiential Education opportunities last year

1st

in Global Joint Research Publications (SciVal, 2017)

8,500+

international students from over 178 countries

35,986

scholarships
awarded for a total
of $74,903,183

1st

in Ontario in business, management & accounting, mathematics, & nursing (SciVal, 2017)

92%

of York grads get jobs within 2 years

1st

in Canada by Corporate Knights, Forbes & CNN Expansion (Schulich School of Business)

8th

consecutive year recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers

Ranked 33rd Globally

Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings

For the second year in a row, York University has earned recognition placing an impressive 33rd out of 767 universities. York ranked in the top ten in the world in four categories, and first in Canada in three categories of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Visit us

Find your home across our multiple modern campuses locally, including Keele and bilingual Glendon campuses in Toronto, and globally in Hyderabad, India and our EcoCampus in Costa Rica. 

Our Campuses

Supporting students of all backgrounds, we are united by a shared sense of purpose, determined to equip every student with the skills and values to ensure success and work toward a better future.

Alumni

Meet, stay connected and get involved with York Alumni and our vast network of 325,000+ alumni around the world.

#YUBetterTogether

As the institution works together to navigate the unanticipated challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a myriad of ways the community is contributing to a better outcome of this crisis and creating positive change both locally and globally.

Learn more ways York University is taking action

Organization

York is known for driving teaching and research excellence with cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design and experiential education opportunities.

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History

Founded in 1959, we are a community united by a strong sense of purpose and dedication to solving real-world problems.

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Mission and Vision

York is committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good.

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