York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential education opportunities.
York is committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good.
At A Glance
Campuses & university partnerships
At York U, our campuses are alive with the vibrancy of Canada’s largest and most exciting city. We are a welcoming and inclusive community, and a leader in providing 200+ collaboration opportunities and tools that set our students up for success from day one.
York is leading the way in discovery and innovation. Our world-class students, researchers and teachers are dedicated to take on challenging topics that push boundaries, anticipating society’s changing needs.
Learn about York's Research Impact
*York is ranked #3 in the world in the research area of biological & computational vision.
36 Canada research chairs
#3 in world for vision research*
top 15 worldwide for business research
25 research centres
teaching& learning excellence
York’s unique combination of learning opportunities across wide-ranging disciplines provides students with diverse and relevant viewpoints to open their minds and broaden their thinking, skills and interests, unlocking their potential for broad career opportunities, expected and otherwise.
York has a vibrant and diverse student life in a
supportive community environment.
student jobs on campus
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alumnimaking an impact
Our 300,000+ accomplished alumni span the globe making an impact in their fields.
this is the future
York is leading the way in bold architecture, smart classrooms, thriving transportation hubs, and more dynamic community spaces than ever before.