- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Art and Design, Communications, Mathematics and Statistics, Liberal Arts, STEM
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Campus Setting: Urban
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans
- Gender: Coed
- Country: Canada
- In State Tuition: $6,754
- Out of State Tuition: $20,270
- Delivery: Day
- CEEB: 886
Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson University, is Canada's leader in innovative, career-focused education. It is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. TMU has a mission to serve societal need and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community.
Located in Toronto, and guided by a bold Academic Plan, an ambitious research agenda, and a Master Plan to revitalize the campus and surrounding neighborhood, TMU is the most applied-to university in Ontario. The university's reputation with business and community leaders continues to rise. TMU is reshaping the downtown core of Toronto with three new buildings: the Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens, the Ryerson Image Centre in the heart of the campus, and a Student Learning Centre on Yonge Street. In addition, a Health Sciences building is in the planning stages.
TMU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Of the 38,950 students, 2,300 are master's and PhD students, and TMU boasts nearly 2,700 faculty and staff. Research at TMU is on a trajectory of success and growth: externally funded research has doubled in the past four years. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is Canada's leading provider of university-based adult education. The university's focus on innovation and entrepreneurship is represented most distinctly by the Digital Media Zone, a place for students to collaborate and bring their digital ideas to the marketplace.
Undergraduate students may earn a wide variety of bachelor's degrees, including but not limited to a Bachelor of Communications, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Architectural Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Design, and Bachelor of Fine Arts. Majors include Accounting and Finance, Biology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, English, Fashion Communication, History, Journalism, Nutrition and Food, Performance Acting, Dance, and Production, Psychology, Social Work, and many more.
A variety of Master's and PhD programs are offered at TMU, providing students with the benefits of an urban learning environment that's creative, connected, and entrepreneurial to the core. Graduate students may earn their Master's in Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Digital Media, Fashion, International Economics and Finance, Journalism, Media Production, Nursing, Urban Development, and many more. PhD degrees are offered in Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Physics, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Communication and Culture, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Environmental Applied Science and Management, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Molecular Science, Policy Studies, and Psychology.