York University

York University
York University
4700 Keele Street,
Toronto ON M3J 1P3
416-736-2100


York University is the third largest University in Canada. Established in 1959, the University has produced several of the country’s top leaders across the humanities and in sciences such as chemistry, meteorology and space science.


York offers full and part-time graduate and undergraduate degree programs to over 50,000 students in faculties. The Faculty of Graduate Studies is Ontario’s second largest graduate school, offering both traditional and non-traditional interdisciplinary areas of study. York University has 11 faculties, including the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Schulich School of Business, Osgoode Hall Law School, Glendon College, the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Faculty of Health, the Faculty of Environmental Studies, and 24 research centres.

York University Faculties

Here is a list of all the faculties available at York University;

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS)
Faculty of Education (ED)
Faculty of Environmental Studies (ES)
Fine Arts (FA)
Glendon College (GL)
Graduate Studies (GS)
Faculty of Health (HH)
Osgoode Hall Law School (OS)
Schulich School of Business (SB)
Faculty of Science & Engineering (SC)
York University and Sheridan College Bachelors of Design Honours (YSDN)

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), provides the most comprehensive range of interdisciplinary academic programs and researchers in social sciences, humanities and related professional programs in Canada.

Glendon College offers a unique bilingual educational experience has a strong tradition of preparing future leaders through a world-class liberal arts education.

The Faculty of Education offers students more teaching experience than any other education program in Ontario.

The Faculty of Environmental Studies is celebrated for the best individualized, interdisciplinary masters program in the world.

The Faculty of Fine Arts is one of the most renowned in North America. It?s one of the largest and most comprehensive educational institutions for the fine arts in Canada, and the only program of its kind in the province of Ontario.

The Faculty of Health is a centre of innovation, compassion and impact in health studies.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research institutions.  The Faculty is Canada’s primary research facility into Martian exploration and has designed several space research instruments and applications currently used by NASA.

Osgoode Hall Law School is Canada’s largest law school, and is also among the most respected.

The Schulich School of Business is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the world.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is dedicated to enhancing the academic and professional experiences of York’s graduate students.

York University and Sheridan College Bachelors of Design Honours, is the first and largest program in Ontario that offers the Bachelor of Design Honours degree.

York University Campus Locations

Keele Campus

York’s primary campus, the Keele Campus is located in the former municipality of North York. Most of the University’s faculties reside here, including Arts, Fine Arts, Environmental Studies, Science and Engineering, Education, and Health. All together, nearly 50,000 students attend classes on the Keele campus.

Glendon Campus

Glendon College, a bilingual liberal arts faculty which conducts its own recruitment and admissions and hosts its own academic programs, is also housed on its own campus on Bayview Avenue in North Toronto. Glendon is the only university-level institution in Southern Ontario that offers university courses in both French and English. A shuttle bus runs regularly between the Glendon and the Keele campuses.

Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall

While most of the Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall programs are offered at the Keele Campus, both of them maintain satellite facilities in downtown Toronto.

Directions and Map to York University Keele Campus

Driving by car

4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, 416-736-2100

From Highway 401
Take Hwy. 401 to Keele Street
Exit at Keele Street and go north
Follow Keele Street north of Finch Avenue (the campus is on your left)
Turn left at York Boulevard, north of Finch Avenue

From Highway 407
Take Hwy. 407 to Keele Street
Exit at Keele Street and go south
Follow Keele Street south of Steeles Avenue (the campus is on your right)
Turn onto the campus via York Boulevard, south of Steeles Avenue

From Highway 400 (southbound)
Take Hwy. 400 south to Hwy. 7
Exit onto Hwy. 7 and go east
Follow Hwy. 7 east to Keele Street
At Keele Street go south (the campus is on your right)
Turn onto the campus at York Boulevard, south of Steeles Avenue

From Highway 400 (northbound)
Take Hwy. 400 north to Steeles Avenue
Exit onto Steeles Avenue and go east
Follow Steeles Avenue east to Keele Street
At Keele Street go south (the campus is on your right)
Turn onto the campus at York Boulevard, south of Steeles Avenue

By Public Transit / Toronto Transit (TTC)

Several buses and transit companies are routed through the campus or have express services to York. Here are a few common ones:

Downsview Station & Sheppard Station

  1. 196 York University Rocket ? Express from Downsview Station; 196 B from Sheppard Station via Downsview during peak times
  2. 106 York University ? from Downsview at non-peak times
  3. 107 B&C Keele North ? Downsview Station to Rutherford GO Station (107 B) or Teston Rd (107 C) via York U (one-fare service between York Region and York University)

Finch Station: Steeles 60C or 60F

Jane Station: Jane 35 E ? Express to York U

Keele Station: Keele 41 (41 B ? including Petrolia; 41 C ? including Steeles Ave via Murray Ross)

GO Transit

Hwy 407 Express GO Bus Service: Hamilton – Burlington – Oakville – Mississauga – Bramalea – York University Common – Thornhill – Mount Joy – Scarborough – Pickering – Oshawa

Newmarket GO Bus Service: Newmarket – Aurora – King – Maple – York U Common

Meadowvale Express GO Bus Service: Meadowvale – York University

Bradford GO Train Service: Barrie – Bradford – East Gwillimbury – Newmarket – Aurora – King – Maple – York U – Union Stn. A free York shuttle transports passengers to/from the York Common to the York University GO Train Station.

York Region Transit

Jane-Concord – Route 20: connections to Vaughan Mills Mall; Jane Street Industrial-Employment Corridor; Interchange Restaurants & Entertainment Complex; Ahmadiya Mosque; Paramount Canada’s Wonderland (provided only during park operating season) and many other local destinations.

Woodbridge – York University 10 – Islington/Langstaff – Martin Grove/Woodbridge – Rutherford/Islington – Langstaff, south on Ansley Grove and Weston Road – Steeles – York U

Thornhill – York University 3 – from York Region Transit Terminal at Promenade Mall (with connections to YRT Routes 77, 83, 88 and TTC Bathurst 160) – Bathurst/Atkinson – New Westminister – Steeles – Dufferin/Steeles – York U

Map of York University Location

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Contact York University

Email: York Contact Form
Phone: (416) 736-2100

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