Toronto Metropolitan University is a public research university with its main campus in Garden district. Toronto Metropolitan University is one of the top Canadian universities for undergraduate programs welcoming students from 146 countries. The university can be characterized by its urban campus that has over 125 research labs, and more than 70 student groups. 

Established in 1948 as Ryerson Institute of Technology, the university renamed itself quite a few times until picking the name Ryerson University in 2002. In 2021, the university renamed itself again as Toronto Metropolitan University to recognise the involvement of Egerton Ryerson in the residential school system. The classroom learning at Toronto Metropolitan University is enhanced through co-ops, internships, zone learning, and specialized minor and graduate programs. Currently, with 62 bachelor's and 55 master's and Ph.D. programs at Toronto Metropolitan University, it allows the students to form global connections and experience international learning. 

The university maintains multiple admission terms for specific programs including Fall, Spring and Winter. The first consideration date is on January 18 for Fall, and November 1 for spring. Prospective Indian students need high standing in CBSE, CISCE or State Board examination for admission to Toronto Metropolitan University. Applicants need an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score ranging from 83 to 92 and above. PTE score of 60 and Duolingo score of 115 are alternatively accepted by the university.  

Students can expect tuition fees between 19 to 24 lakhs INR to study in TMUThe university offers a plethora of scholarships including international tuition fee exemption and work-study programs. Toronto Metropolitan University alumni include over 155,000 members around the world. The university has a satisfactory graduate placement rate with salaries of Toronto Metropolitan University graduates ranging between 25,000 to 90,000 CAD.


Toronto Metropolitan University Rankings

Toronto Metropolitan University is ranked at #801-1000 in QS World University Rankings, 2023. Some of the top rankings of the university are as follows:

  • #801-1000 in World University Rankings, 2022 by Times Higher Education
  • #933 in Best Global Universities, 2022 by U.S. News and World Report
  • #25 in Best Global Universities in Canada, 2022 by U.S. News and World Report


Toronto Metropolitan University Campus

The main campus of Toronto Metropolitan University is in Toronto which surrounds Yonge-Dundas square. The campus is home to an award-winning Student Learning Centre (SLC) and The Image Centre (TIC). A vibrant learning community at the TMU campus provides diverse and engaging cultural, athletics, and recreation programs along with social activities.


Programs Total Annual Fees
Master of Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship [M.EIE.] INR 25,21,623
Master of Engineering [M.Eng], Mechanical and Industrial Engineering INR 14,66,775
Master of Applied Science [M.ASc], Mechanical and Industrial Engineering INR 16,42,665
Master of Engineering [M.Eng], Innovation and Entrepreneurship INR 11,23,482
Master of Applied Science [M.ASc], Electrical and Computer Engineering INR 16,42,665
Master of Science [M.Sc], Data Science and Analytics INR 15,25,815
Master of Science [M.Sc], Computer Science INR 15,25,815


Toronto Metropolitan University Accommodations

Toronto Metropolitan University has three residential buildings on its campus. International students can apply and live in any of the residential buildings on-campus. The cost of living on campus ranges between 3,000 to 3,400 CAD. Students can avail the meal plans offered in the university residency. The meal plans cost 974 to 1,366 CAD for each of the four installments. You’ll have to pay an additional flex meal and administrative fee of 450 and 35 CAD in the first installment. Following are the accommodation details of the available student houses:

  • HOEM Residence (HOEM) - TMU’s largest residence with 30 floors and 593 rooms.
  • Pitman Hall (PIT) - TMU’s 2nd largest residence with 14 floors and 565 rooms.
  • International Living & Learning Centre (ILC) - An 11-story that can accommodate 256 residence students in its extra-large rooms.


Off-Campus Accommodation

International students who wish to stay off-campus may visit the TMU Housing and Residence for an off-campus listing. The university has tie-ups with some housing companies and with homestay networks to provide off-campus housing to students.


Toronto Metropolitan University Programs

Toronto Metropolitan University offers more than 130 full-time, part-time, professional development, and online programs at various levels through its seven faculties and two schools. 62 undergraduate programs, with grades only, grades plus, full-time and part-time options. Students can choose from 55 Master’s degree and Ph.D. programs. The International Dual degree program is offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (FEAS), where the students can earn one degree from TMU and another from one of its overseas partners.

The ESL Foundation programs provide extensive English language and academic skills training. Distance education is provided in over 400 continuing education courses which include over 300 degree-credit courses and can be taken in internet or classroom/internet-combined methods.


Toronto Metropolitan University Admission Process

International applicants have to use Ontario Universities Application Centre to apply for the programs offered by Toronto Metropolitan University. Check the programs available on the official website of the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) and submit the online application form.

International candidates need to fill in OUAC 105 F form. The application fee is 90 USD for the initial three undergraduate program choices. The Application Fee for graduate programs is 110 CAD. The Application Fee for an MBA program is 150 CAD. Once the application is filled in and submitted, applicants will receive TMU’s online username and password which can be used to log in later to track the admission status.

Note: International students need to submit a supplementary form after the identity gets generated. The form is available under the program list on the official website of the university. Applications will be rejected if that form is not submitted.