York University was founded in 1959 and is Canada’s third largest university. It has over 280 international university partners and includes a campus in Hyderabad, India, and an ecocampus in Costa Rica.
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’s commitment to innovation is shown by the fact that 1,400 researchers, 35 Canada Research Chairs, 56 York Research Chairs, and 30 research centres are based out of the university and that it ranks #3 in the world in terms of Vision Research. York University also has outstanding faculties such as the Schulich School of Business (ranked #1 in Canada) and the Osgoode Hall Law School (ranked #2 in Canada). Glendon College is unique in Canada as it requires students to study in both English and French. The Lassonde School of Engineering creates “renaissance engineers” with an emphasis on entrepreneurship, social consciousness, and global citizenship. In 2024, York University will open its doors to the new Markham Campus.
York University has a proud commitment to be giving a diverse demographic of students access to a high quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good.