Founded in 1959, we are a community united by a strong sense of purpose and dedication to solving real-world problems. York is known for driving teaching and research excellence with cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design and experiential education opportunities. York is committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good.
York is a leading international teaching and research university and a driving force for positive change. York University is strengthening its position as a leader in creating a sustainable and inclusive world, ranking in the world’s top 35 in the respected Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term career and personal success. Together we are making things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.