York University

Making innovation our tradition

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Welcome to York University!

York University is helping to shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. York is Canada's third largest university with a commitment to excellence which reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility. This is what sets us apart from everyone else!

Our mission statement: The mission of York University is the pursuit, preservation and dissemination of knowledge. We promise excellence in research and teaching in pure, applied and professional fields. We also test the boundaries and structures of knowledge. We cultivate the critical intellect.

York University is a community of faculty, students, staff, alumni and also volunteers who are committed to academic freedom, social justice, accessible education, and collegial self governance. York University is unique and makes innovation, their tradition.

About Us

Brief description of York University:

Eleven faculties

Over 200 areas of study

Twenty eight research centres

Partnered with 288 leading Universities worldwide

55, 000 students

7000 faculty and staff

Over 250 000 alumni


Full time tuition for most non professional programs (5 courses): $6,712.50 International: $19,575

Schulich School of Business $8429 International: $26,726

Residence (double room): $4700

Residence (single room): $5500

Textbook and supplies (estimated): $1000-1500 (Varies by program)

Meal plan (mandatory if living in residence) : $2500-3000 or $3500-$4000

Personal expenses living on campus: $2200

Personal expenses living off campus: $3000

Living off Campus (utilities, apartment rental): $10,000

Extra Curricular activities available!

During your stay on campus, York University offers many activities, sports and student run programs for you to join! The incredible range of extra curricular activities can help students meet new friends and bond with each other! Some activities/programs York offers include:

-Graduate student government

-Religious organizations/clubs

-Over 300+ student run clubs


York also offers many varsity sport teams and clubs. The team sports that they offer are:


-Cross country

-Field Hockey






-Track and field



Competitive clubs include:






-Dragon Boat



-Hip Hop


York University Keele Campus Contact Information

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3