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 2015

Ranking OrganizationCanadaNorth
American
Public
World
Shanghai Jaio Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for Engineering / Technology and Computer Sciences11123
Times Higher Education (THE) – Thomson Reuters World University Rankings for Engineering and Technology1725
QS World University Ranking for Engineering and Technology1749
National Taiwan University (NTU) Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities1839

By the Numbers


48,000
Graduates across Canada & around the world
5,565
Engineering undergraduate students, 2015–2016
2,259
Engineering graduate students, 2015–2016
300+
Collaborating industrial research partners worldwide
25
Research-based startup companies created since 2011
90
Engineering student clubs and teams, 2015–2016
245
Total Professoriate, 2015–2016
$78.7M
Funding awarded to U of T Engineering researchers, 2014–15
72
Research Chairs, 2015–2016
$50,000
Average annual salary for 2015 Professional Experience Year (PEY), an optional internship position lasting 12 to 16 months
782
Number of students completing PEY internships in 2015–2016, choosing from more than 1,800 advertised positions
70%
Returning PEY students who receive a confirmed or tentative job offer before they graduate

U of T Engineering Facts


history
Established
1873
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Also known as
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The Cannon

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