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.

 


27,000+

undergraduate students

 


4,500

graduate students

 


330

undergraduate programs

 


130

graduate programs

 


4,500

undergraduate courses

 


7

colleges

 


260,000+

alumni in more than 190 countries worldwide

 


9

Rhodes Scholars (2013-2021)

 


3

Nobel Laureates

 


2

Nobel Peace Prize recipients

 


4

Canadian Prime Ministers

 


16

A&S departmental units in the top 20 worldwide (QS World University Rankings)

 


20%

of undergraduate students first in their family to attend university

 


47%

first year classes with fewer than 30 students

 


1st

in Times Higher Education World University Rankings (Canadian universities)

 


1st

QS World University Rankings (Canadian universities)

 


1st

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

 


1st

National Taiwan University Ranking (Canadian universities)