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This is Ryerson

Mind and Action

At Ryerson University we're dedicated to creating a culture of action. We believe that education and experience go hand-in-hand. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge through internships and co-ops, or amplified through zone learning, specialized minors and graduate programs. Explore our programs to learn more.

An Urban Campus

The university is located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, the fourth largest city in North America. Here, students can connect with leaders in culture, business, health care or government because opportunity lives at our front door. That's the Toronto advantage.

Zone Learning

Ryerson has pioneered a unique experiential program called zone learning—a great complement to your courses with the opportunity to earn an additional credential on your transcript. You'll work with like-minded students from diverse disciplines and community groups.

Global Connections

Ryerson's campus community includes international students from over 146 countries. The university is rich with diversity of perspectives, cultures and opportunities. In the classroom, that means you'll be surrounded by different opinions and backgrounds to help shape your world view. You'll also find opportunities to engage in international learning experiences.

Graduate Studies

Creative, connected and entrepreneurial—graduate education at Ryerson puts you at the core of what’s next. Our graduate programs are distinctive and offer an outstanding student-centred experience. Visit the Graduate Studies website to learn more.

RU Student Life

Ryerson's Student Affairs helps students transition to university life by providing academic, personal well-being and professional development support.  

Sixty two bachelor's programs
MBA ranked among top business programs in Canada based on value for money
Fifty five PHD and master's programs
Second on National Reputation Ranking by Maclean's magazine
One hundred and twenty five research institutes and labs
Over twenty clubs from cheerleading to dragon boat
Over seventy student groups


Ryerson's alumni community includes more than 155,000 graduates living around the world. To learn more, visit the Alumni website.

Edward Burtynsky

Award-winning photographer
Photographic Arts '82

Brennan McEachran

CEO, Co-Founder SoapBox Innovations Inc.
Business Management ’13

Zanele Muholi

Photographer and visual activist
Documentary Media '10

George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg

World-renowned interior designers
Interior Design '76