York University was founded in 1959, is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s third-largest university has over 120 undergraduate programs with 17-degree types and offers over 170-degree options. York University participates in the Canadian Space Program and is home to Canada’s only space engineering program.
York University has approximately 52,300 students, 7,000 faculties and staff, and 295,000 alumni worldwide. York University’s business school and law school have continuously and consistently been ranked among the top schools in Canada and the world.
The mission of York University is the pursuit, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge. They promise to promote excellence in research and teaching in pure, applied and professional fields.
- York University is part of Toronto: they are dynamic, metropolitan and multi-cultural.
- York University is part of Canada: they encourage bilingual study, we value diversity.
- York University is open to the world: they explore global concerns.
York University at a Glance
- Motto in English: The way must be tried
- Type: Public University
- Established: 1959
- Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Percentage of International Students: 27%
- Students: Undergraduate – 46,400 and Graduate – 5,900
- International Students: 6,200 from 178 countries
- Jobs On Campus Every Year: 1900
- Ranking in Canada: 19-23
- World Ranking: 401-500
- Global Score: 54.0
Academic Programs & Offerings
- York University has over 120 undergraduate programs with 17-degree types (BA, iBA, BHS, BSc, iBSc, BBA, iBBA, BEng, BES, BDes, BPA, BFA, BCom, BEd, BDEM, BHRM, BScN, BSW) and offers over 170-degree
- Degrees offered: Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate – research/scholarship
- Combined-degree programs: BScN Nursing Collaborative (York-Seneca-Georgian), Bachelor of Design (York Sheridan), and Engineering/International Development (BEng/BA)
- York received 40,943 undergraduate applications, approximately 11,000 students accepted admission offers and were enrolled maintaining a high school entrance average of 81.7%. Admission to the Schulich BBA programs requires an average of 90% (A+).
- York University, Toronto is a Public University in Ontario, Canada offering graduate courses in Engineering.
- York University has approximately 52,300 students, 7,000 faculties and staff, and 295,000 alumni worldwide.
- It has eleven faculties, including the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, Schulich School of Business, Osgoode Hall Law School, Glendon College, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Graduate Studies, the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (formerly the Faculty of Fine Arts), and 28 research centres.
- Library branches: 8 and student clubs & organizations: 300+
- York has pioneered several D. programs in Canada, including women’s studies.
- Arts & humanities: History, Philosophy & Theology, and Art, Performing Arts & Design
- Physical sciences: Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, Chemistry, and Mathematics & Statistics
- Life sciences: Biological Sciences
- Social sciences: Geography, Sociology, Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
- Computer Science: Computer Science
- Clinical, pre-clinical & health: Other Health
- Engineering & technology: Electrical & Electronic Engineering, General Engineering
- Business & Economics: Economics & Econometrics, Business & Management, and Accounting & Finance
- Psychology: Psychology
- Education: Education
- Law: Law
Scholarships & Financial Aid
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When applying to York University, it’s important to note that:
- The application deadline is April 20.
- The application fee at York University is $100.
- Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due N/A.
- Required standardized tests – either SAT or ACT required for some
- Transfer students accepting applications: Fall, Winter, Summer
- Transfer students minimum required college GPA – 2
- International student application deadline: Fall – June 4, winter – Dec. 4, and summer – April 16.
- York University, Office of Admissions, Bennett Centre for Student Services – 3rd Floor Receptions, 99 Ian Macdonald Blvd, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada, Call 416-736-5000
- International student contact: Office of Admissions, (416) 736-5000, study-at-yorku.ca
- Website: http://www.yorku.ca/
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