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

Located in Toronto, Canada, York is 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

Top five

in the 2023 Maclean’s University Rankings (comprehensive category)


students participated in Experiential Education opportunities last year


students enrolled in 200+ undergraduate and graduate degree programs


awarded for a total
of $114,499,359

Top ranked

for global collaborative research publications in Ontario (SciVal 2020-2021)


Employer Satisfaction rate (based on 2022 survey of GTA employers who hired York grads)


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


international students from over 172 countries

York Ranked Top 35 in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022

York University is strengthening its position as a leader in creating a sustainable and inclusive world, ranking among the world’s best in the respected Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.


Discover York

Visit us

Find your home across our network of campuses and state-of-the-art facilities. Located locally, including Keele, Markham, and bilingual Glendon campuses in the GTA, 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.


Meet, stay connected and get involved with York Alumni and our vast network of 348,000+ alumni around the world.

York University Academic Plan

Building a Better Future

The University Academic Plan (UAP) 2020-2025 is about coming together to make positive change for our students, our campuses, and our local and global communities.

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

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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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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