Why University of Toronto Mississauga

About UTM

Established in 1967, the University of Toronto Mississauga is U of T's second largest division with a student population of just over 15,000.

Featuring 15 academic departments, an Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, over 180 program options and 90 areas of study, UTM offers undergraduate and interdisciplinary graduate studies programs. Our campus also boasts a vibrant research environment and many of its faculty and researchers are recognized internationally for their innovative work.

UTM’s award-winning facilities are situated on 225 acres of protected greenbelt along the Credit River, 33 kilometres west of U of T’s Downtown Toronto (St. George) Campus.


Did you know...

Did you know...

When you study at UTM, you'll have the opportunity to participate in exciting learning experiences, earn additional credentials, and make use of our unique facilities. Here are just some of the opportunities available to you in each of our 12 admissions categories.

Asteroid Chemical & Physical Sciences

Senior students complete a year-long internship or research project in their area of interest. Research opportunities are also available through 299Y and 399Y courses.

Currency Exchange Commerce

Credits earned in the Accounting Specialist program are recognized towards fulfilling the prerequisites for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program.

Communication Communication, Culture, Information & Technology

The Professional Experience Certificate in Digital Media, Communication and Technology program provides eligible students the opportunity to integrate two paid work placements into their ICCIT program of study.

Mind Map Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics

UTM offers a selection of new robotics courses, including Introduction to Mobile Robotics (CSC477H5), which focuses on the computational side of robotic systems.

Lab Coat Forensic Science

The Crime Scene House allows Forensic Science students to investigate simulated crime scenes in a realistic setting. You’ll learn how to preserve, document and process the scene using appropriate equipment and procedures.

Colosseum Humanities

Students in Historical Studies are taught by some of the leading scholars in the world. Many of our renowned faculty members have won both national and international research awards.

Sprout Life Sciences

Field courses are university credit courses that take place away from the university campus, usually at a research station in a rural or wilderness location.

Handshake Management

The Professional Skills Development Program (PDSP) complements classroom learning with soft skills development through participation in a variety of events.

Brain Psychology

Our faculty includes scientists in the areas of social, personality, developmental, and abnormal psychology, as well as cognition, perception, language, and neuroscience

Library Social Sciences

PAGES is a professional development certificate program open to all undergraduate students enrolled (active) in a Geography, GIS or Environment program at UTM.

Theatre Mask Theatre & Drama Studies

Theatre Erindale, the production company of the Theatre and Drama Studies program, presents a full season of plays in the intimate, state-of-the-art Erindale Studio Theatre.

Picasso Visual Studies

The Annie Smith Arts Centre comprises 10,000 square feet of working space built with many artist-friendly features. The centre houses 60 individual workstations for use by third- and fourth-year Art & Art History students.


Courses You'll Love

Courses You’ll Love

UTM offers over 2000 courses in the arts, sciences, and business. Whether you’re interested in programming robots, analyzing classic film, or studying the environment, we’ve got courses for you! Here are a few that may pique your interest.

Fantasies, Hoaxes and Misrepresentations of the Ancient World (ANT210H5)

The anatomy of significant hoaxes, outrageous claims, and archaeology in popular culture are examined. How do we critically evaluate potential hoaxes?

Global Climate Change (GGR377H5)

The main focus of this course is upon the climatic aspects of environmental change which affect Great Lakes water levels, disappearing glaciers, sea level rise, desertification and dwindling water resources in a more populous world.

Foundations of Money and Banking (ECO348H5)

This course explores a range of topics on the theories of money and banking. The strategy of the course is to develop a series of models to examine the importance of money and banks.

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (CSC384H5)

A broad introduction to the sub-disciplines of AI. Core topics include search methods, game playing and rule-based systems.

Bad Romance (ENG277H5)

This course covers romances of the eighteenth to the twenty-first century, ranging from the amatory (stories about love, longing, and desire) to the fantastic (the supernatural and fantasy).

Monsters (VCC205H5)

This course examines monster movies and television shows alongside readings from monster literature, comics, and critical essays. It considers the social significance of the monster to learn about how the threat of the monster relates to historical anxieties.


Exciting Opportunities

Exciting Opportunities

Want to travel the world and speak like the locals? Got a business idea that you want to get off the ground? At UTM, you can make it happen.

Learn Outside the Classroom

Experiential Learning (EL) opportunities take your learning beyond books and lectures, giving you a deeper understanding of the concepts you’re learning in class and how they apply to the real world. By participating in EL, you’ll enhance your skills and prepare yourself for the world beyond graduation. EL opportunities include academic internship courses, research opportunities, community-engaged learning, and more.

See the World

The UTM Abroad program offers academic and co-curricular experiences in several countries, and our exchange program partners with 120+ institutions in over 40 countries.

Master a New Language

UTM offers a broad range of elective language courses, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Persian, and Spanish. You can earn a Language Citation, an official recognition on your transcript.

Start a Business

ICUBE is a business accelerator that offers early-stage business development & commercialization services including an entrepreneurial curriculum, business advisory services, co-working space, expert speaker sessions, and a mentorship program.

Publish Your Writing

UTM annually publishes two writing journals—Mindwaves and Compass. These journals contain research articles and creative non-fiction pieces collected from the UTM community.

Get Fit

UTM students have access to the Recreation, Athletics, and Wellness Centre, a state-of-the-art fitness facility located right on campus. Whether you’re representing U of T on a sports team, making new friends on the field, trying a new fitness activity for the first time, or simply looking to stay active and have fun, we have something for everyone.


Amazing Alumni

Amazing Alumni

Over 60,000 alumni have graduated from UTM, including astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar, filmmaker Richie Mehta, Canadian media executive Kirstine Stewart, actor Zaib Shaikh, and writer/poet Dionne Brand. Below are stories about some of the accomplishments made by our recent alumni.

Courtney Jones Courtney Jones, Class of 2019, Finance

In the fall of 2019, Courtney Jones joined the incoming class of Harvard Law School (HLS), a place steeped in a tradition of rigorous legal reasoning and analysis that spans back more than two centuries.

It is a challenge she feels ready to meet head-on, thanks in large part to the ongoing support she has received from her tight-knit family, and community of friends and faculty at University of Toronto Mississauga.

Jones pursued a major in economics and specialization in finance because it would add value to her as a lawyer later on.

“I always thought it would be really interesting to be an advocate for small businesses and help them grow, expand and develop.”

Read Courtney’s story

Wali Shah Wali Shah, Class of 2018, Sociology, Political Science & History

Wali Shah is a spoken word artist who performed at WeDay in 2014 alongside Selena Gomez and Kendrick Lamar, and is an ambassador for Crime Stoppers International and Bell Let's Talk.

Shah speaks at schools, empowering youth and raising awareness on issues like anti-bullying, mental health and social change. He was the City of Mississauga's poet laureate from 2017 to 2019.

“Poetry was always my outlet,” he says. “If I was mad about something, if I was emotional about something, if something really provoked thought in one of the classes that I was taking, I could write a poem about it and just express it. That was the greatest feeling.”

Watch Wali’s story

George Alevizos George Alevizos, Class of 2019, Theatre and Drama Studies

UTM Grad George Alevizos is changing the channel on representation in film and TV. He graduated from U of T in June 2019 with a degree in Theatre and Drama Studies. So far, he has appeared in Star Trek: Discovery, TV commercials as well as Theatre Erindale productions.

“I think it’s really important to see yourself being represented properly on screen or in theatre,” says Alevizos.

Read George’s story


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