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About Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)

Toronto Metropolitan University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Located in the heart of Toronto, one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, Toronto Met offers high-quality programs enhanced by real-world knowledge through internships and co-ops.

Guided by a bold Academic Plan, opens in new window, an ambitious research agenda, and a Master Plan, opens in new window to revitalize the campus and surrounding neighbourhood, Toronto Met is the most applied-to university in Ontario relative to available spaces, , and its reputation with business and community leaders continues to rise.

Toronto Met offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs, opens in new window.  Culturally diverse and inclusive, the university is home to 45,600 students, including 2,700 master's and PhD students, more than 3,000 faculty and staff, and more than 217,000 alumni worldwide. 

Research, opens in new window at Toronto Met is on a trajectory of success and growth: externally funded research has grown by 50 percent in the last four years.

Toronto Met is a leader in online university education in Ontario and is home to The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, opens in new window, Canada's foremost provider of university-based adult education, facilitating access to the university’s renowned, professionally relevant courses and programs.

Through its programs and zone learning, opens in new window – a pioneering approach to experiential learning that is transforming entrepreneurial education in Canada – Toronto Met is shaping the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.

In 2018, Toronto Met will open two new buildings. The Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, located on Church Street, will house health-related programs, lecture halls, classrooms, eight research labs and a student residence. The Centre for Urban Innovation on Gerrard will house a research, incubation and commercialization hub focused on alternative energy, water management, food production and data analytics.

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