Toronto Metropolitan University

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Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) is a leading comprehensive innovation university integrated into Toronto's diverse urban core. Culturally diverse and inclusive, the university is home to 40,000+ undergraduate students from 140+ different countries and more than 225,000 alumni worldwide.

We offer over 60 undergraduate programs in across six faculties: Arts, Community Services, Engineering and Architectural Science, Science, Ted Rogers School of Management, and The Creative School. Our programs continually evolve to equip students with the knowledge and experiences to contribute, lead, and adapt.

We are driven to apply our knowledge to improve lives in Toronto and across the globe. We create experiences that challenge the mind and encourage action through experiential learning such as co-operative education, internships, and zone learning. We think differently about what's possible and invite our students to do the same.

Renaming in process:

In April 2022, Ryerson University changed its name to Toronto Metropolitan University, which will be implemented in a phased approach. You will see the Ryerson name being used online and in our official communications for a period of time.

Areas of Expertise

Start your career at Toronto Metropolitan University, where education and experience go hand in hand. There is a strong connection between our downtown campus and collaborative opportunities with many leading organizations and companies. Learning extends beyond the classroom through co-ops, internships, field placements, industry projects, and our Zone Learning opportunities. Put your studies into practice and emerge with the academic foundation necessary for your chosen career path and the experience to stand out from the crowd.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:1,140 bedsLowest: $7,593Highest: $12,652

TMU has three on-campus residence buildings with approximately 1,144 beds. There are a range of room styles, including two- to four-bedroom apartments, single bedrooms with shared hallway washrooms and some individual rooms with private washrooms. You'll have an opportunity to identify your preferred room style in your residence application.

Off Campus Housing

The off-campus Housing Office helps students to navigate the housing and renting market in Toronto. They have resources and tools to help students with their search from start to finish.

Incoming Students

There is an orientation organized for first year students. Please visit the TMU website for more details.

Career Planning

The Career Centre at TMU offers students programs and resources in developing effective job search strategies, accessing internship opportunities, exploring career possibilities, and employment opportunities.


The Department of Athletics and Recreation administers the Recreation and Athletics Centre (RAC), the Mattamy Athletics Centre (MAC), and varsity athletics. Visit TMU's website to learn more.


The TMU Students' Union sponsor many student clubs and cultural associations. Please see campus groups and student groups available on our Web site.

Information Technology

The Library has over 250 desktop computers available for you to use. These computers are available in open areas and labs on the main (2nd), 3rd and 6th floors of the library, with a few machines on floors 5-10. Most require users to login with their TMU username and password. We also have laptops for loan. Please see theĀ laptop loan page for more information.


The cultural diversity of TMU's student population is represented and reflected in the variety of cultural student groups and clubs on campus including TMU African and Caribbean Association, Ahmadiyya Muslim Students at TMU, Arab Students' Association, Armenian Students' Association, Bangladeshi Students' Association, Chinese Students' Association, Filipino Students' Association, Hellenic Student Association, Hillel: Jewish Students' Association, Indo-Canadian Students, Indonesian Students' Association, Ismaili Students' Association, TMU Korean Students' Association, Latin American Students' Association, Macedonian Students' Association, Muslim Students' Association, Pakistani Students' Association, Polish Students' Association, Russian Students' Association, Sikh Students' Association, Taiwanese Students' Association, Tamil Students' Association, and Vietnamese Students' Association.

Special Services

The Access Centre at Ryerson provides student centred services and supports to students with disabilities according to the Ontario Human Rights Code to facilitate academic success and access to the University.

International Involvement

Many exciting options exist for TMU students to go international and obtain an educational experience abroad through study, work, volunteer, and educational travel. For full details on international opportunities, visit our website.

Campus Tour

Tours run once a day at 10 a.m. and are approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. If you would like to see the Ted Rogers School of Management, the tour may last up to two hours. Tours are not available on weekends or holidays. See Visits and Tours for more information.


Students can obtain confidential career, academic, and personal counselling at the Student Development and Counselling Centre. The school also offers a Health Centre to provide patients with a wide range of services including the treatment of illnesses and routine examinations.

Modified on January 25, 2024