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University of Toronto

The University of Toronto (UofT), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is the largest university in Canada with about 50,000 students.

The University was established on March 15, 1827, when King's College in York (Toronto) was granted its Royal Charter; King's College became the University of Toronto in 1849. The University today is composed of seven federated colleges at its main campus in downtown Toronto: University College[?] (est. 1853); the University of St. Michael's College (est. 1852, affiliated with UofT 1881, full federation 1910); Victoria College (est. 1836, federated 1892); Trinity College (est. 1851, federated 1904); New College (est. 1962); Innis College (est. 1964); and Woodsworth College[?] (est. 1974). In 1911, the cornerstone of Burwash Hall, the university's greatest residence was laid. The hall consisted of 4 houses, the most noted being Gate House.In 1965, the University expanded into a new campus in Scarborough[?], a suburb of Toronto. In 1967, with the establishment of Erindale College, a third campus was added in Mississauga, Ontario, also a Toronto suburb.

The University of Toronto is now widely aknowledged to be Canada's top school. It attracts the best students from Ontario and the rest of Canada, and has a growing number of international students. It has produced more Rhodes Scholars than any other Canadian university. This quality had much to do with UofT havign far more money than any other university, having a two billion dollar endowment.

Complete List of Colleges and Divisions

Arts and Science Colleges

Professional Faculties

Theological Colleges


Noted Graduates and Faculty

For the official university website click here (http://www.utoronto.ca/) (external link).

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