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University of Toronto Scholarships

National Scholarship

The National Scholarship program recognizes original and creative thinkers, community leaders, and high academic achievers. It is U of T’s most prestigious award for Canadian high school students entering the university and offers full-ride scholarships to National Scholars.

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program recognizes international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement who are recognized as leaders within their school. The Pearson Scholars receive full-ride scholarships.

Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Scholarships

All high school applicants to U of T Engineering are automatically considered for Faculty-specific admission scholarships when they apply. Applicants are considered for scholarships on the basis of academic excellence and extracurricular involvement as demonstrated in the Online Student Profile. Find out more about U of T Engineering scholarships here.

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University of Toronto Admission FAQ’s

For Ontario High School Students applying to University of Toronto will require a Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 U/M subjects, including ENG4U or EAE4U. MCV4U is required for programs with the Calculus prerequisite. The co-op component of Grade 12 courses will not be used for admission purposes.


To get into the Graduate programs at U of T, a candidate needs a minimum score of 570/800 on the GMAT but a competitive score is higher than 600/800. An engineering graduate considering a post-graduate program needs to have a GRE score of 309 out of 340.

On average, the University of Toronto has an acceptance rate of 60%. Some degrees are easier, others are much more difficult.

The University of Toronto awards approximately 5,000 admission scholarships that total nearly $23 million and nearly 5,800 in-course awards each year. To learn more about scholarships and financial aid opportunities, check out:

Contact Enrolment Services for any admission-related query.

Address: University of Toronto, 172 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 0A3


St. George Campus: 416-978-2011

Mississauga Campus (UTM): 905-569-4455

Scarborough Campus (UTSC): 416-287-8872


For UG

Contact No: 416-978-2190

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For PG

Contact No: 416-978-6614


What are some fun facts about the University of Toronto?

Here are some fun facts about the University of Toronto:

  • New College part of the University of Toronto launched Canada’s first African Studies program in 1978 and it’s still the largest.
  • The University of Toronto has the oldest ancient artifacts more than 4,000 years old from Bronze Age Anatolia.
  • In 1995, the University of Toronto Mississauga campus offered the first forensic science program for anyone who wants to be a real-life Gil Grissom (the star of TV’s CSI)
  • Most Startup Companies of any North American University
  • Between 2009 and 2012, the University of Toronto and its partner hospitals created 63 new companies, the most startup companies created of any University in North America.  Surpassing even MIT, the entrepreneurial powerhouse, which produced 58 startups during the same period.