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 interdisciplinary approach provides students with an amazing variety of academic opportunities where learning and debate are not only valued; they are encouraged. To complement interdisciplinary thinking, students can combine majors in completely different fields.

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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.

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Faculty of Environmental Studies

Established in 1968, the first Faculty of its kind in Canada, ES is dedicated to inspiring active-learners and engaged citizens through innovative programs and cutting-edge research that will change the world.

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Faculty of Fine Arts

Offering professional training and academic studies in all the visual, performing and media arts, Canada’s first and Ontario’s only Faculty of Fine Arts is a premier destination for the development of creative talent.

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Glendon

As Canada’s only fully bilingual campus specializing in liberal arts, Glendon’s beautiful mid-town Toronto campus has a strong tradition of preparing future leaders with an international vision.

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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.

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Faculty of Health

Health’s five degree programs are Kinesiology & Health Science, Psychology, Nursing, Health Policy & Management and Global Health. Students learn in classrooms, labs and with community partners.

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Lassonde School of Engineering

The Lassonde School of Engineering is the home of the Renaissance Engineer – where students discover their passions and gain real perspective.

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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.

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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.

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Schulich School of Business

Schulich’s faculty ranks within the top echelon of management research globally. The School is ranked #1 in the world in faculty research in the fields of responsible business and sustainability.

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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.