York University (York U) 


IAU Member

Canada - Ontario

top General Information


Street:4700 Keele Street



Post Code:M3J 1P3


Other Sites

Also Glendon campus, Miles S. Nadal Management Centre and Osgoode Professional Development Centre.

Institution Funding



Founded 1959. Established originally as affiliate of University of Toronto, the University moved to Glendon campus 1961. The University has 4 campuses in the City of Toronto.

Academic Year

September to April (September-December; January-April). Summer Session: May-August

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent. A minumum of six Grade 12 U or M courses, including Grade 12 U English, all Faculty prerequisites and at least one Grade 12 U or M course from one of the following disciplines: Canadian and World Studies; Classical Languages and International Languages; French; Mathematics; Social Sicence and Humanities; or native Studies. Additional requirements for many programmes. Francophone applicants can present 12U French (FRA4U, FEF4U, or FIF4U). Combination of U and M courses and OACs accepted. Early conditional admission if strong grade 11 finals and/or interim Grade 12 results.

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate programmes, 6,003-8,473 per annum; International students, 16,403-17,944. (CAD)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Rhonda L. Lenton

Job title:President and Vice-Chancellor

Years of office:2017-

Senior Administrative Officer : Lisa Philipps

Job title:Provost and Vice-President Academic

International Relations Officer : Vinitha Gengatharan

Job title:Executive Director, International

top Divisions

Campus : Glendon

Fields of study:Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Communication Studies, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, French Studies, Health Sciences, International Studies, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Phonetics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Women's Studies, Writing

Centre : Asian Research

Fields of study:Asian Studies

More details:YCAR

Centre : Atmospheric Chemistry

Fields of study:Meteorology

More details:CAC

Centre : Canadian Studies

Fields of study:Canadian Studies

More details:Robarts

Centre : CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Project

Fields of study:Demography and Population

More details:Centre of Excellence

Centre : Education and Community

Fields of study:Education

More details:YCEC

Centre : Feminist Research

Fields of study:Women's Studies

More details:CFR

Centre : German and European Studies

Fields of study:European Studies, Germanic Studies

More details:Canadian - CCGES

Centre : International and Security Studies

Fields of study:International Studies, Welfare and Protective Services

More details:YCISS

Centre : Jewish Studies

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

More details:Israel and Golda Koschitzky - CJS

Centre : Practical Ethics

Fields of study:Ethics

More details:CPE

Centre : Public Policy and Law

Fields of study:Public Administration, Public Law

More details:YCPPL

Centre : Refugee Studies

Fields of study:Demography and Population

More details:CRS

Centre : Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security

Fields of study:Criminology, Human Rights, Protective Services

More details:Jack and Mae Nathanson

Centre : Vision Research

Fields of study:Ophthalmology

More details:CVR

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Environmental Studies, Higher Education, Jewish Studies, Mathematics Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Training

Faculty : Environmental Studies

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

More details:FES

Faculty : Fine Arts

Fields of study:Art History, Cinema and Television, Dance, Design, Film, Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

Faculty : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Accountancy, Acting, Administration, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Art History, Art Management, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Business Administration, Caribbean Studies, Chemistry, Civil Security, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Dance, Demography and Population, Design, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Ethics, European Studies, Film, French Studies, Geography, Germanic Studies, Health Sciences, Hebrew, Higher Education, History, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Law, Leadership, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Music, Neurosciences, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Real Estate, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Technology, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Women's Studies

Faculty : Health

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Neurosciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Psychology, Sports Management

Faculty : Liberal Arts and Professional Studies

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, African Studies, Amerindian Languages, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Arabic, Arts and Humanities, Bible, Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Caribbean Studies, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Classical Languages, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, East Asian Studies, Economics, English, Ethics, Ethnology, European Studies, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, French, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, German, Germanic Studies, Greek, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, Hebrew, Hindi, History, Human Resources, Human Rights, Indic Languages, Indigenous Studies, Information Technology, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Korean, Labour and Industrial Relations, Latin, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Polish, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Public Administration, Public Relations, Publishing and Book Trade, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Real Estate, Religious Studies, Russian, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Spanish, Swahili, Technology, Transport Management, Urban Studies, Women's Studies, Writing

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics, Technology

Institute : City

Fields of study:Urban Studies

Institute : Health Research

Fields of study:Health Sciences

More details:YIHR

Institute : Research and Innovation in Sustainability

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

More details:IRIS

Institute : Science and Technology Studies

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Technology

More details:iSTS

Institute : Social Research

Fields of study:Social Studies

More details:ISR

Research Division : Biomolecular Interactions

Fields of study:Molecular Biology

More details:CRBI

Research Division : Child and Youth Research

Fields of study:Child Care and Development

More details:LaMarsh

Research Division : Earth and Space Science

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Earth Sciences, Robotics

More details:CRESS

Research Division : Global Migrations of African People

Fields of study:Demography and Population

More details:Harriet Tubman

Research Division : Language Contact

Fields of study:Demography and Population, History, Linguistics, Musicology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

More details:CRLC

Research Division : Latin America and the Caribbean

Fields of study:Caribbean Studies, Latin American Studies

More details:CERLAC

Research Division : Learning Technologies

Fields of study:Educational Technology

More details:IRLT

Research Division : Mass Spectrometry

Fields of study:Chemistry

More details:CRMS

Research Division : Muscle Health

Fields of study:Health Sciences, Sports

More details:MHRC

Research Division : Work and Society

Fields of study:Labour and Industrial Relations

More details:CRWS

School : Business

Fields of study:Business Administration, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Public Administration

More details:Schulich

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Business Computing, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geological Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Meteorology, Multimedia, Physics, Software Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Technology

More details:Lassonde

School : Law

Fields of study:Comparative Law, Fiscal Law, International Law, Justice Administration, Law

More details:Osgoode Hall

top Degrees

Certificat et diplôme universitaire/University certificate and diploma

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Diplôme et certificat de 2e cycle/Graduate Diploma and Certificate

Doctorat/Doctoral Degree


Also certificates and diploma programmes, offered through affiliated Colleges Centennial College and Seneca College); the Faculty of Education offers a 4-yr Concurrent co registered BEd degree, a Concurrent co registered program in Jewish Teacher Education and a Concurrent co registered BEd (French) degree and a full-time and part-time Consecutive BEd programme running over an extended academic year; the school of Law offers combined programmes (Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, Law or Bachelor of Civil Law); the Business school also offers a 2-yr MBA programme in India, an Executive MBA, combined Master's degree in Business Administration/Fine Arts/Arts and Business and Law (MBA/Juris Doctor) in 3-4 yrs; the Faculty of Science and Engineering offers an International Bachelor of Science (exchange agreements in 32 countries).

top Academic Periodicals


Canada Watch

Canadian Woman Studies Journal

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015

Full Time Total:7000


Statistics Year:2014-2015


Updated on 30-03-2015