Ryerson University

country rank  15
world rank  187

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University Overview

Founded in 1948, Ryerson University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Toronto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Ryerson University (RU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ryerson University (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RU
Founded 1948
Motto Mente et Artificio
With Mind and Skill
Colours Gold and blue

University Location

Address 350 Victoria Street
Toronto (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
M5B 2K3 Ontario
T +1 (416) 979 5000
F +1 (416) 979 5221

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 350 Victoria Street
Toronto M5B 2K3
+1 (416) 979 5036

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ryerson University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE)
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019