York University is situated in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1959. Nowadays, York University focuses on preparing students for future career and personal success. York’s vision is committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high-quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good. Core values: Excellence, Progressive, Sustainability, Social Justice and Equity, and Diversity and Inclusivity.
York University is home to over 50000 students, including 8500 international students from over 178 countries. The University provides world-class teaching and research to make things right for communities, the planet, and the future.
York University is ranked 1st in Global Joint Research Publications (SciVal, 2017), 1st in Ontario in business, management & accounting, mathematics, & nursing (SciVal, 2017), 1st in Canada by Corporate Knights, Forbes & CNN Expansion (Schulich School of Business). The reputation in employment is presented in 92% of graduates who get jobs within two years.
The academic structure of study areas includes over 200 undergraduate and graduate programmes:
- School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design;
- Faculty of Education;
- Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change;
- Glendon (Languages);
- Faculty of Graduate Studies;
- Faculty of Health;
- Lassonde School of Engineering;
- Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies;
- Osgoode Hall Law School;
- Schulich School of Business;
- Faculty of Science.
The University comprises three main campuses: Glendon Campus, Keele Campus, and Markham Centre Campus. Also, various additional sites operate around the world.