U of T Exchange Program

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The University of Toronto has more than 160 partner university institutions in 40 different countries spanning six continents around the world. Each year, partner universities agree to accept a limited number of U of T students into their programs. In exchange, U of T accepts students from our partner universities. Exchange programs provide students with excellent opportunities to experience new cultures and learn new languages while earning credits towards their U of T degrees.

As an outbound Exchange Student you may:

  1. Remain a U of T student, and pay U of T tuition fees
  2. Go on exchange for a semester, full academic year, full calendar year or summer
  3. Participate in a Summer research program
  4. Choose your own accommodation or live on-campus residence
  5. Apply for financial aid if you are eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  6. Apply for and IE Award through CIE
  7. Earn transfer credits towards your U of T degree (for most courses):

Minimum Academic Requirements

  • Must be in good standing and have completed at least 4.0 full credits by the time you go abroad
  • Cumulative CGPA of 2.25 is required for consideration (some partners require a higher CGPA – please refer to the learning abroad website for eligibility requirements)
  • Some exchange programs have special language requirements
  • Visit the Learning Abroad website for more information 

Contact the University of Toronto Mississauga's International Centre.

For more information about the CIE Student Exchange Program