Ryerson University  


IAU Member

Canada - Ontario

top General Information


Street:350 Victoria Street



Post Code:M5B 2K3

Tel.:+1(416) 979-5000

Fax:+1(416) 979-5221


Institution Funding



Founded 1948 as Ryerson Institute of Technology, became Ryerson Polytechnic Institute 1963 and acquired present status and title 1993. Ryerson combines a traditional focus on theory with career-oriented emphasis on applicable skills-through laboratory work, field trips, outside projects, work experience, internships, regular contact with business and industry and work experience in the professional community.

Academic Year

September to April (September-December; January-April). Also 2 seven week summer sessions

Admission Requirements

If graduating with OACs, most Ryerson programmes/schools encourage 70% or higher in six OACs, or equivalent, and include the required subject prerequisite within these averages. If graduating under the new curriculum effective 2003, most Ryerson programmes/schools encourage 70% or higher in a minimum of six Grade 12 U or U/C credits, and include the required subject prerequisite within these averages. Applicants from a country where English is not the first language, or where English is an official language but not the first language are required to provide proof of English proficiency at a satisfactory level. Eligibility for admission will be based on an assessment of academic and, when applicable, non-academic factors, such as audition, admission essay, interview, portfolio, etc. For the Diploma of Arts Programme and the pre-University Studies option, the minimum requirements is the OSSD.

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate fees, 5,758.15- 8,267.88 per annum for Canadian students and 17,498.19-19,148.43 per annum for International students; Master’s degree, 4,785.03 per annum (Communication and Culture) to 19,479.30 per annum (MBA and Computer Networks) for Canadian students and 16,159.83-34,097.25 per annum for International students; PhD, 4,785.03 per annum (Communication and Culture) to 8,014.68 per annum (Engineering) for Canadian students and 16,159.86 to 17,295.27 per annum for International students. (CAD)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Mohamed Lachemi

Job title:President

International Relations Officer : Todd Carmichael

Job title:Executive Director, Ryerson International

top Divisions

Centre : Communication

Fields of study:Communication Studies

More details:Rogers

Centre : Food Security

Fields of study:Food Science

Centre : Learning Technologies

Fields of study:Educational Technology

Centre : Research Data

Fields of study:Data Processing

Centre : Study of Commercial Activity

Fields of study:Business and Commerce

Centre : Urban Energy

Fields of study:Energy Engineering

Centre : Voluntary Sector Studies

Fields of study:Management, Public Administration, Social Work

Chair : Management of Technological Change in Retailing

Fields of study:Engineering Management, Retailing and Wholesaling

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Economics, English, Finance, French, Geography, Geography (Human), Government, History, International Economics, International Studies, Literature, Management, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religion, Social Sciences, Sociology

Faculty : Communication and Design

Fields of study:Acting, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Dance, Design, Fashion Design, Film, Interior Design, Journalism, Media Studies, Photography, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Theatre

Faculty : Community Services

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Food Science, Health Administration, Information Management, Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rural Planning, Social Work, Town Planning

Faculty : Engineering, Architecture and Science

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Physics

Institute : Innovation and Technology Management

Fields of study:Engineering Management

More details:IITM

Institute : Management and Technology

Fields of study:Management, Technology

More details:Diversity

Institute : Privacy and Cyber Crime

Fields of study:Criminology

More details:PCCI

Institute : Study of Corporate Social Responsibility

Fields of study:Sociology

More details:Ryerson - CSR

Laboratory : Analytical Centre

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Laboratory : Electric Drive Applications and Research

Fields of study:Electrical Engineering

More details:LEDAR

Laboratory : Experiential Design and Gaming Environments

Fields of study:Software Engineering

More details:EDGE

Laboratory : Human Factors Engineering

Fields of study:Safety Engineering

Laboratory : Human Factors in Amusement Safety

Fields of study:Safety Engineering

More details:THRILL

Laboratory : Network-Centric Applied Research Team

Fields of study:Computer Science, Information Sciences

More details:NCART

Laboratory : Propulsion Research Facility

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

Laboratory : Robotics and Manufacturing Automation

Fields of study:Automation and Control Engineering, Robotics

Laboratory : Science of Music, Auditory Research and Technology

Fields of study:Music

More details:SMART

Research Division : Caribbean

Fields of study:Caribbean Studies

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Research Division : GTA Forum - Planning

Research Division : Heat Transfer

Fields of study:Heating and Refrigeration

Research Division : Human Factors in Amusement Safety

Fields of study:Safety Engineering

Research Division : Immigration and Settlement

Fields of study:Demography and Population

More details:Joint Centre of Excellence for Research

Research Division : Infoscape

Fields of study:Media Studies

Research Division : Interdisciplinary Human Factors

Fields of study:Safety Engineering

Research Division : International

Fields of study:International Business

Research Division : Multimedia

Fields of study:Multimedia

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Research Division : Progressive Research Portal

More details:sponsored by the CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy

Research Division : Signal Analysis

Fields of study:Electrical Engineering

More details:SAR

Research Division : Social Reporting Network

Fields of study:Social Studies

More details:Ryerson

Research Division : Toronto Region Statistics Canada

Fields of study:Data Processing, Statistics

School : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Management, Fashion Design, Finance, International Economics, Journalism, Literature, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Molecular Biology, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Work, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning

More details:Yeates

School : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business Computing, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Business, Management, Marketing, Tourism

More details:Ted Rogers

top Degrees

Certificat et diplôme universitaire/University certificate and diploma

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Diplôme et certificat de 2e cycle/Graduate Diploma and Certificate

Doctorat/Doctoral Degree

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Political Sciences, Psychology


PhD and Master's degree in Communication and Culture are jointly offered with York University.

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services


Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


Eyeopener (during school year)

Forum (during school year)

Night Views (during school year)

Ryerson Magazine

Ryersonian (during semester)

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015

Full Time Total:2700


Statistics Year:2014-2015


Foreign Total:680

Updated on 27-03-2015