By the Numbers

The Faculty of Arts & Science is the heart of Canada’s leading research and teaching university.

With an unparalleled breadth of programs in the humanities, sciences and social sciences, Arts & Science is one of the most comprehensive and diverse academic divisions in the world.

Facts & figures don’t tell the full story, but here are a few to help illustrate the breadth and depth of the Faculty of Arts & Science.

30,000+
undergraduate students

4,750+
graduate students

390+
undergraduate programs

130+
graduate programs

7
colleges

280,000+
alumni in more than 150 countries worldwide

11
Rhodes Scholars (2013-2023)

3
Nobel Laureates

2
Nobel Peace Prize recipients

4
Canadian Prime Ministers

19
A&S academic disciplines in the top 20 worldwide (QS World University Rankings)

54%
first-year classes with fewer than 30 students

1st
in Times Higher Education World University Rankings (Canadian universities)

1st
Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (Canadian universities)

1st
U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings (Canadian universities)

1st
QS World University Rankings (Canadian universities)

1st
QS World University Rankings: Sustainability (worldwide)