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University of Toronto review: 29 facts and highlights

University of Toronto
University of Toronto
85
points

Why is University of Toronto better than the average?

  • Tuition fees per year
    8998$vs13181.84$
  • Cost of room and board
    7184$vs7983.39$
  • Library collection
    21000000vs4947128.46
  • Position on Times Higher Education ranking
    21vs125.55
  • Nobel laureats alumni
    6vs5.78
  • Academic staff
    2547vs2482.15
  • Year established
    1827vs1846.27
  • Enrolled students
    80899vs28141.11

Key facts and rankings

General info

1.academic staff

2547

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

Best

University of British Columbia

10186

2.student unions

991

A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Arizona State University

1100

3.alumni network

500000

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of Illinois at Chicago

600000

4.extracurricular activities

1017

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Pennsylvania State University

1200

5.endowment

1.51$ billion

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

32$ billion

6.year established

1827

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of Oxford

1096

Admissions

1.enrolled students

80899

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

128963

2.admission rate

67%

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Aarhus University

3.3%

3.undergraduate students

65612

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

108648

4.graduate students

15287

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Barcelona

36036

5.enrolled international students

11.4%

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

London School of Economics

52%

6.percentage of female students

56%

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

United Arab Emirates University

75.7%

Facilities

1.cost of room and board

7184$

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Bauman Moscow State Technical University

0$

2.medical facilities

6

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of California, San Francisco

34

3.library collection

21000000

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Australian National University

65500000

4.campus size

0.71km²

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Saint-Petersburg State University

200km²

5.sports facilities

4

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Texas A&M University

30

6.Has university dormitories
University of Toronto

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.

Rankings

1.position on Times Higher Education ranking

21

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Best

California Institute of Technology

1

2.ARWU rank

28

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

1

Honors

1.Nobel laureats alumni

6

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

University of Cambridge

78

2.Nobel laureats staff

3

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

66

3.Rhodes scholars

6

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

332

4.Turing Award winners

2

The ACM A.M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The Turing Award is recognized as the highest distinction in Computer science and Nobel Prize of computing. Source: ACM A.M. Turing's website, 2019.

Best

Stanford University

28

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

8998$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Aarhus University

0$

2.tuition fees per year for international students

26983$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Weizmann Institute of Science

0$

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