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

340+
undergraduate programs

130
graduate programs

7
colleges

276,000+
alumni in more than 190 countries worldwide

10
Rhodes Scholars (2013-2022)

3
Nobel Laureates

2
Nobel Peace Prize recipients

4
Canadian Prime Ministers

13
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
Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (Canadian universities)

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

2nd
QS World University Rankings (Canadian universities)

2nd
QS World University Rankings: Sustainability (worldwide)