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Our Faculties

Among the finest anywhere, York’s Faculties introduce students to a broad perspective of the world that results in original thought and theory. Our flexible cross-discipline programming, innovative course design, and diverse experiential learning provides students with an amazing variety of academic opportunities where learning and debate are not only valued; they are encouraged. Read more ways we are building a better future in the York University Academic Plan

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

For over 50 years, AMPD has led Canada in innovative artistic education, creation and research. Connecting cultural expression with evolving technologies, today we collaborate with future leaders who are ready to navigate a dynamic world to build more equitable and sustainable futures for themselves and their communities. 

Faculty of Education

We strive to provide passionate, creative people with an inspiring environment in which they can gain the tools they need to motivate students and actively contribute to the evolution of education.

Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change

The new Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change at York University is a call to action to respond to today’s most pressing challenges facing people and the planet. Become a changemaker for a sustainable and just future. Set out on a career path for a better world.

Glendon College

Located in midtown Toronto, Glendon is known for excellent degree programs uniquely enriched through their focus on global engagement. Whether they choose to study the arts or sciences, students learn experientially and gain the capacities needed to work towards equity across cultures and borders to achieve positive social impact. Glendon recruits students from around the world to bring a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives and ideas to its protected, green campus. It offers a welcoming and supportive space to live and learn in a linguistically-diverse and immersive environment. Every Glendon student is supported to strengthen their language and cultural competency while fostering empathy and intercultural skills. For those seeking to achieve or maintain fluency in Canada’s official Languages, English and French, Glendon offers a dedicated set of career-relevant programs. Glendon is the founding campus of York University - its students have access to an array of student life and learning opportunities at York’s other campuses.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies provides pan-university support and leadership for graduate education at York, and is dedicated to enhancing the academic and professional experiences of our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Faculty of Health

Health’s six degree programs are Global Health, Health Studies (Informatics, Management, policy), Kinesiology & Health Science, Neuroscience, Nursing and Psychology. Students learn in classrooms, labs and with Community partners.

Lassonde School of Engineering

Lassonde School of Engineering at York University is home to engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs, representing a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners. With 11 undergraduate programs, seven graduate programs and a host of certificates and accessible study options, Lassonde is shaping the next generation of creators who will tackle the world’s biggest challenges and devise creative solutions through interdisciplinary learning opportunities. Lassonde’s creators think in big systems rather than small silos, design with people in mind and embrace ambiguity.

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

The largest of York's Faculties, LA&PS is home to a rich diversity of programs in the social sciences, humanities and professional fields, led by award-winning faculty whose research has global impact.

Osgoode Hall Law School

Osgoode's Juris Doctor, Graduate and Professional Development programs offer extraordinarily rich and varied perspectives on law taught by the country’s leading scholars and finest practitioners.

Schulich School of Business

With faculty positioned within the top echelon of management research globally and a vast alumni network in over 90 countries, Schulich is Canada's preeminent business school and a global leader in responsible business and sustainability. 

Faculty of Science

A hub of excellence and innovation, the FSc is home to scientists of international stature, broadly engaged with advancing human knowledge, and dedicated to stimulating learning in and beyond the classroom.