York University


York University, or YorkU, is a public institute in Ontario, Toronto, Canada. Established in 1959, YU is a denominational institute which received Royal Assent in Ontario's Legislative Assembly. Since then, this institute has been helping global thinkers and thinking that will help define the future tomorrow. It is the fourth largest institution in Canada with a commitment to excellence. It mirrors a strong sense of social responsibility and rich diversity of perspectives.

YU has 11 faculties, including the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Lassonde School of Engineering, Osgoode Hall Law School, Schulich School of Business, Glendon College, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, Performance and Design, School of the Arts, Media and 28 research centres.

The mission of YorkU is to preserve, disseminate, and pursue knowledge. York University promises excellence in teaching and research in applied, pure and professional fields. The university test the structure and boundaries of knowledge. YU value diversity and encourages bilingual study. This institution is open to the world. It has a community of faculty, staff, students, volunteer, and alumni committed to accessible education, academic freedom, social justice and collegial self-governance.


YorkU, Canada's 4th largest institute, has a student population of nearly 55,700 and more than 325,000 alumni worldwide. This university is home to over 350 student societies and clubs. The student levy fees support several significant student associations. Most of these include the local aspects of the social justice organization Regenesis and OPIRG, an environmental association that runs farmers' markets at the Glendon and Keele campuses, a community bike centre, a free store and a borrowing centre.

This institute offers many sports opportunities in its 12 clubs, 29 inter-university sports teams, 35 intramural sports competitions, and special events. At York University, several sports facilities include 4 gymnasia, a football stadium, 5 sports playing fields, 9 outdoor tennis courts, 4 softball fields, 6 ice arenas, 3 aerobic studios, and a swimming pool. 


The university operates 8 undergraduate residential complexes for the students. Most traditional residence buildings have standard shared single and double rooms with common lounge areas and washrooms. For upper-year students, York University has some suite-style facilities, in which students have shared amenities and clean and cook for themselves.


Following are the global rankings of York University.

  • By Q.S. World Ranking, York University ranks 456.
  • According to Times Higher Education Ranking, York University ranks 169.
  • U.S. News and World Report rank York University at 456.


York University
4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Google Maps

Visit University Website

Was this page useful?

Was this page useful?

International Universities

Most popular Universities among international students. Read about the university of your choice and compare.

International Universities

Most popular Universities among international students. Read about the university of your choice and compare.


To access the free information about visas and immigration, simply navigate to the relevant section on our website. You'll find a wide range of articles, guides, and resources to help you understand various visa processes, immigration requirements, and related topics.
Yes, VisaLobby strives to cover visa and immigration information for a wide range of countries across the globe. While we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, please note that the depth and breadth of information may vary for different countries.
Registering as a user on VisaLobby is easy. Simply click on the "Sign up" button on the top right corner of the website and fill in the required information. Once registered, you'll have access to full features on our website.
If you have any further questions, concerns, or feedback, you can reach out to us through the "Help" page on our website. We value user input and are always ready to assist you with any inquiries you may have.
If you need technical assistance or have inquiries about VisaLobby, you can reach our customer support team through the "Help" page on our website. Provide a detailed description of your issue or question, and our team will promptly assist you. We strive to provide excellent customer support and ensure that your experience on VisaLobby is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
Yes, you can leave comments on the blog articles without registering. We encourage active participation and discussion among our users, so feel free to share your thoughts, ask questions, or provide feedback in the comments section.
After registering as a user, you can log in to your account and navigate to the blog section. There, you'll find an option to submit your article for review. Our team will review the content, ensuring it aligns with our guidelines and it will be published on the blog.
No, publishing articles on our blog is completely free for registered users. We believe in providing a platform for individuals to share their experiences, knowledge, and insights related to visas and immigration.
Yes, we strive to keep our visa and immigration information up-to-date. Our team regularly monitors and researches changes in visa policies, immigration regulations, and related topics to ensure that the information we provide is accurate and current.
Absolutely! We encourage users to share their personal visa and immigration experiences on VisaLobby. By doing so, you can provide valuable insights, tips, and support to others who may be going through similar situations.
Absolutely! We encourage users to share blog articles or other visa-related information from VisaLobby on social media platforms. By sharing valuable content, you can help spread awareness and assist others who may benefit from the information.
While we encourage users to freely express their opinions and experiences, there are certain guidelines in place to maintain the integrity and quality of the content published on the blog. Content that is offensive, discriminatory, or violates our community guidelines may not be approved for publication.
Yes, you can subscribe to our newsletter or opt-in for email notifications to receive updates on new blog articles, visa-related information, and other relevant updates from VisaLobby. Simply provide your email address and select the subscription option that suits your preferences.
If you come across inappropriate content or behaviour on VisaLobby, we encourage you to report it to our moderation team. Look for the "Report" option associated with the content or user, provide a brief explanation of the issue, and our team will review and take appropriate action.