York University

York University

York University, also known as YorkU is a public research university located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The university is the fourth largest in Canada with a total of 55,700 students as well as staff and faculty of 7,000 as well as more than 325,000 alumni around the world.

The moment that York University came into existence in 1897, York University was founded in the year 1890. York Board of Governor decided that it would have a residential college called Glendon College. The university had previously focused the importance of liberal education in the sciences and arts, but it also opened the door to three additional faculties , which included engineering, education and medicine by the end of the 1960s.


York University is home to 28 research centers and 12 faculties, which include the Faculty of Science, Schulich School of Business, Lassonde School of Engineering, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Glendon College, Faculty of Education, Osgoode Hall Law School, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Graduate Studies as well as the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design.

York University Campus and Accommodations

The university is spread out across three campus universities located across Ontario which include Keele, Glendon, and Markham. Keele Campus is the primary campus of the institute. It it is situated in northern part of Toronto. Keele campus is an independent community that houses about 6000 graduates and 46,000 students. With modern facilities and unlimited possibilities, it's an ideal place for personal and professional growth. The majority of the faculties at the university such as Law, Business, Fine Arts, Education, Engineering, among others are situated on Keele Campus. Keele Campus.

Glendon Campus is a bilingual campus of the institute that is located at the heart of Southern Ontario. It is actually the only campus of a university across Canada that requires students to complete courses that are offered in both English as well as French.

Markham Campus is located close to Highway 407 in partnership with Seneca College and is still in construction. The campus is scheduled to be completed by the autumn 2023 session. The library at York University is equipped with the most essentials to educate students, comprising many thousands of books, journals computers, as well as wifi. Due to the Covid-19, the site is at York University if closed, York University ensures that students are able to access all resources that are available online. The e-journals and books are accessible online for students.

York University Rankings

  • 95in Accounting and Finance by QS Global World Rankings, 2022.
  • 494in QS World University Rankings, 2022.
  • 301-500in Graduate Employability Rankings, by QS World University Rankings, 2022.
  • 67in Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2021.
  • 401-500in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2021.
  • 432in Best Global Universities, by US News and World Report, 2021.


The university offers equally excellent and outstanding programs with outstanding and exceptional courses in Psychology, Humanities, Economics Social Work as well as Engineering. The institution is one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Canada. The university focuses on students' job placements just as they do the quality of their education. With a job-seeking rate of more than 94% within the first 4 months after graduation, the school is a well-known institution in the academic community. It offers a one-year internship in the area of study and can assist you in obtaining one of the most lucrative jobs in Canada by giving you real-world experience of modern work-related and culture.

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