Fact Sheet

  • Established in 1967, the University of Toronto Mississauga is the second-largest division of the University of Toronto (Canada’s largest university), numbering about 12,500 undergraduate students, 500 graduate students, 770 faculty and staff as well as over 42,000 alumni.

  • The campus is situated on 225 acres of protected greenbelt along the Credit River, 33 kilometres west of the university’s St. George campus in Toronto.

  • U of T Mississauga has 15 distinct academic departments, as well as an Institute of Communication,Culture and Information Technology, offering 125 programs and 70 areas of study.

  • Along with traditional undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs, U of T Mississauga offers several highly sought-after degree options, such as a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Master of Biomedical Communications, a Master of Biotechnology, a Master in Management and Professional Accounting, a Master of Management of Innovation and a Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting.

  • Famous U of T Mississauga alumni include astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar, filmmaker Richie Mehta, actor Zaib Shaikh and writer/poet Dionne Brand.

  • U of T Mississauga and Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning offer joint programs in theatre and drama studies; art and art history; and communication, culture and information technology.

  • The newly opened $37-million Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex, Instructional Centreincluding the new Mississauga Academy of Medicine, as well as the $70-million Instructional Centre, provide an array of teaching and study space for students.

  • The William G. Davis Building and the North Building are undergoing a $75 million reconstruction and renovation, providing high-tech laboratory space, faculty offices and study space.

  • Award-winning facilities include the Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex, the Instructional Centre, the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre, the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre (RAWC), and the Communication, Culture and Technology building.

  • U of T Mississauga is involved in numerous community and civic initiatives, including the Mississauga Board of Trade, Advantage Mississauga, the Healthy City Stewardship Centre; the Research Innovation and Commercialization Centre; and the United Way of Peel Region.

  • U of T Mississauga has launched a $60 million campaign that will transform campus and prepare it for its place as a global innovation leader.