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The Ryerson Advantage
Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-focused education. Located in the heart of Toronto, the fourth largest city in North America, our students gain real-world knowledge through co-operative education and internships and amplify their studies through zone learning and specialized minors.
Ryerson is internationally renowned for its boundary-pushing programs and research in the areas of: Arts; Science; Business; Communication and Design; Community Services; Engineering and Architectural Science. We also offer an intensive ESL Foundation Program. Urban, culturally diverse and inclusive, Ryerson is home to 45,000 undergraduate and graduate students, representing 146 countries. Our students enjoy a richness of perspectives, different opinions and backgrounds to help shape their world view.
At Ryerson University we’re dedicated to creating a culture of action where education and experience go hand-in-hand.
At the Heart of it All
Ryerson's location in the centre of Canada's most diverse city puts opportunity at your front door.
Step out of the classroom and into the heart of Toronto, a city recently rated seventh most livable in the world by The Economist, external link. Connect with leaders in culture, business, health care or government. Find a local partner for your venture, intern at a downtown company or join a global movement. From here, you can go anywhere.
A World of Possibilities
Ryerson International supports the university’s commitment to becoming a leading city-facing innovation university with a global reach.
Ryerson prioritizes providing all students, faculty and staff with access to opportunities for transformative global learning and for collaborative scholarly, research and creative activity by forming values-driven ethical, sustainable and inclusive partnerships to advance community engagement, mutually beneficial forms of innovation, capacity building and global awareness.
“Ryerson has been the best choice I’ve made. The community spirit, diversity and the various opportunities on campus has shaped me into becoming a better and an independent person. At Ryerson, I get to practically put into practice everything that I learn."
Psychology international student
“Ryerson is the place for international students due to the inclusive atmosphere cultivated both on campus and within Toronto. It promotes both academic and personal development allowing you to gain a unique and valuable university experience that you can carry on to your eventual career.”
Journalism international student
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
“Ryerson University strongly focuses on diversity and inclusion — one of the many reasons it is perfect for international students. This is a place where everyone can be their true selves.”
Performance Dance international student
American School Foundation of Monterrey