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York is a leading international teaching and research university and a driving force for positive change.
Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term career and personal success. Together we are making things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.
York at a Glance
students participated in Experiential Education opportunities last year
in Canada for publications on COVID-19 & Mathematical Modeling, with researchers ranked Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 6 in the country (SciVal, 2020)
students enrolled in 200+ undergraduate and graduate degree programs
awarded for a total
in Ontario for global collaborative research publications
of York grads get jobs within 2 years
in Canada by Corporate Knights, Forbes & CNN Expansion (Schulich School of Business)
international students from over 172 countries
Ranked 67th Globally
For the third year in a row, York University has been ranked highly by the Times Higher Education (THE) global Impact Ranking, which ranks universities on their work towards the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This year, York has placed 11th in Canada and 67th overall against 1,115 post-secondary institutions from 94 different countries.
Find your home across our multiple modern campuses locally, including Keele and bilingual Glendon campuses in Toronto, and globally in Hyderabad, India and our EcoCampus in Costa Rica.
Supporting students of all backgrounds, we are united by a shared sense of purpose, determined to equip every student with the skills and values to ensure success and work toward a better future.
York University Academic Plan
Building a Better Future
The University Academic Plan (UAP) 2020-2025 is about coming together to make positive change for our students, our campuses, and our local and global communities.
York is known for driving teaching and research excellence with cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design and experiential education opportunities.
Founded in 1959, we are a community united by a strong sense of purpose and dedication to solving real-world problems.
Mission and Vision
York is committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good.
As the institution works together to navigate the unanticipated challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a myriad of ways the community is contributing to a better outcome of this crisis and creating positive change both locally and globally.