Facts & Figures

U of T Engineering is a thriving community that provides unparalleled experiential learning opportunities and produces some of the world’s most innovative engineering research. As shown in the table below, U of T Engineering consistently places first in Canada and as one of the top schools in the world across all rankings.

Many of the following facts and figures can be found in the Engineering Faculty’s Annual Report: Performance Indicators.


U of T Engineering Rankings


Lassonde-Front-Steps-F--U of T Engineering is the #1 Engineering school in Canada across all major international rankings in 2014

Ranking OrganizationCanadaNorth
American
Public
World
Shanghai Jaio Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for Engineering / Technology and Computer Sciences11024
Times Higher Education (THE) – Thomson Reuters World University Rankings for Engineering and Technology1824
QS World University Ranking for Engineering and Technology1735
National Taiwan University (NTU) Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities1830

By the Numbers


48,000
Graduates across Canada & around the world
5,489
Engineering undergraduate students, 2014–2015
2,194
Engineering graduate students, 2014–2015
30.6
Per cent of 2014–2015 first-year students who are female, the highest proportion of any entering engineering class in Canada
724
Professional Experience Year internship placements, 2014–2015
90
Engineering student clubs and teams, 2014–2015
245
Total Professoriate, 2014–2015
$81.6M
Funding awarded to U of T Engineering researchers, 2013–14
71
Research Chairs, 2014–2015

U of T Engineering Facts


history
Established
1873
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Also known as
Skule™
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Mascot
The Cannon

Learn more about U of T Engineering’s history and traditions.