Why choose Toronto

Toronto is consistently ranked as one of the world's most livable cities and is home to a population of more than 2 million - much of this comes from its large immigrant population, which has made the city multicultural.

Toronto has a diverse environment with a wide variety of arts, culture, and sporting events, and is a center of international commerce. The city is an energetic place, full of talented artists, award-winning restaurants, professional sports teams, beautiful conservation areas and friendly people. It’s also home to many of Canada’s most respected learning institutions - so you'll be learning in good company.

Our state-of-the-art campus is situated in the heart of downtown Toronto. The central location enhances the student experience and you’ll have everything you need, right on your doorstep. We are excited to welcome students from around the world and guide them in their journey to becoming successful working professionals.

From the famous CN Tower to the beautiful Toronto Bay, there are many things to do in the city and its surrounding areas, including exploring different cultures in Little India, Little Italy, and Chinatown. Niagara Falls is also just 90 minutes away by road.

Toronto is also the perfect place to launch your career due to its thriving economic landscape which features the headquarters of some of the world’s top companies, meaning you’ll have access to countless professional opportunities.

of international students recommend Canada as a study destination

of international students plan to apply for permanent residence in Canada

Canada is ranked #1 country in the world for Quality of Life

Canada is named 2nd best country in the world

Toronto is Canada’s largest city

visited Toronto in 2018

created by international students in 2018

In 2019, Ontario accounted for 76% of job growth in Canada

of hiring managers say employees with international experience enhance the competitiveness of their company.

say workers with international experience perform better in their jobs than other employees.

The top three reasons international students choose Canada are:

Quality of Canadian education system


Canada’s reputation as a tolerant and non-discriminatory society


Canada’s reputation as a safe country


Budgeting in Toronto

There are various resources you can use to support your studies, but you will always need to plan and budget wisely. If you need help with this, please do not hesitate to contact us at StudentServices@TorontoSoM.ca