OCAD University

OCAD University Ranking

country rank: 52
world rank: 1685

University Overview

OCAD University ranking, established in 1876, is a non-profit public higher-education college situated in the urban environment of Toronto, Ontario (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). OCAD University (OCAD U) ranking is a limited (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education organization that is officially accredited by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario. OCAD University (OCAD U) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 144-year-old Canadian university has a selective admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This Canadian higher education institution is moderately selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 40 to 50 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. OCAD U also offers students a library, financial assistance and/or grants, travel abroad and exchange opportunities, and administrative resources, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

OCAD University Ranking

University Identity

Name OCAD University
Acronym OCAD U
Founded 1876
Motto Imagination is Everything
Colours Black and white

University Location

Address 100 McCaul Street Toronto M5T 1W1 Ontario Canada
Tel +1 (416) 977 6000
Fax +1 (416) 977 6006

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 100 McCaul Street Toronto M5T 1W1 (416) 977 6000 800 382 6516

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Universities Canada (UC) Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) Council of Ontario Universities (COU) National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

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