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 & 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.
A comprehensive research-intensive institution, York University is home to a proud tradition of scholarship and the pursuit of discovery and innovation.
Its commitment to excellence brings together a rich diversity of perspectives with a strong sense of social responsibility that is making a difference to the world around us.
*York’s research impact is No. 1 in Ontario in business, management & accounting, mathematics, & nursing (SciVal, 2017)
**York is No. 1 in Ontario for global collaborative research publications. 54% of York’s publications have international co-authors (SciVal, 2017)
No. 1 in research impact*
39 Canada research chairs
$95m in research grants & awards
No. 1 in global joint research publications*
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
largest new student
orientation in Canada
alumnimaking an impact
Our 300,000+ accomplished alumni span the globe making an impact in their fields.