Ryerson University

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Ryerson University
MottoMente et Artificio
Motto in EnglishMind and Skill[1]
EndowmentC$ 106.3 million (2013-14)[2]
ChancellorLawrence Bloomberg
PresidentSheldon Levy
ProvostMohamed Lachemi
Academic staff1,753
Admin. staff1,656
LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada
CampusUrban, (21 acres or 8.5 ha)[4]
Former namesRyerson Institute of Technology, Ryerson Polytechnic Institute , Ryerson Polytechnic University
Sports teamRyerson Rams
MascotEggy the Ram
Ryerson University Logo.png
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Coordinates: 43°39′27.85″N 79°22′48.64″W / 43.6577361°N 79.3801778°W / 43.6577361; -79.3801778

Ryerson University
MottoMente et Artificio
Motto in EnglishMind and Skill[1]
EndowmentC$ 106.3 million (2013-14)[2]
ChancellorLawrence Bloomberg
PresidentSheldon Levy
ProvostMohamed Lachemi
Academic staff1,753
Admin. staff1,656
LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada
CampusUrban, (21 acres or 8.5 ha)[4]
Former namesRyerson Institute of Technology, Ryerson Polytechnic Institute , Ryerson Polytechnic University
Sports teamRyerson Rams
MascotEggy the Ram
Ryerson University Logo.png

Ryerson University is a public research university located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its urban campus surrounds the Yonge-Dundas Square, located at the busiest intersection in downtown Toronto. The university has a focus on applied, career-oriented education. The majority of its buildings are in the blocks northeast of the Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto's Garden District. Ryerson's business school, Ted Rogers School of Management is on the southwest end of the Yonge-Dundas Square, located on Bay Street, slightly north of Toronto's Financial District and is attached to the Toronto Eaton Centre. The university's most recent expansion, the Mattamy Athletic Centre, is located in the historical Maple Leaf Gardens arena, formerly home of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The university is composed of 36,000+ undergraduate students, 2,000+ graduate students, and 70,000 yearly certificate and continuing education registrations.[5] Ryerson is ranked 4th in Ontario and 10th in Canada by student enrollment.[6]

Ryerson University is home to Canada's largest undergraduate business school, the Ted Rogers School of Management,[7] and Canada's third largest undergraduate engineering school, the George Vari Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, as well as the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Communication & Design, Faculty of Community Services, and the Faculty of Science.

In addition to offering full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate programs leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees, the university also offers part-time degrees, distance education and certificates through the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.[8]


The Normal School on Gould St. 1856
The Normal School Today 2009
Egerton Ryerson (1803-1882)

In 1852 at the core of the present main campus, the historic St. James Square, Egerton Ryerson founded Ontario's first teacher training facility, the Toronto Normal School.[9] It also housed the Department of Education and the Museum of Natural History and Fine Arts, which became the Royal Ontario Museum. An agricultural laboratory on the site led to the later founding of the Ontario Agricultural College and the University of Guelph. St. James Square went through various other educational uses before housing a namesake of its original founder.

Egerton Ryerson was a leading educator, politician, and Methodist minister.[10] He is known as the father of Ontario's public school system.[11] He is also a founder of the first publishing company in Canada in 1829, The Methodist Book and Publishing House, which was renamed The Ryerson Press in 1919 and today is part of McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Canadian publisher of educational and professional books, which still bears Egerton Ryerson's name for its Canadian operations.

Advances in science and technology brought on by World War II, and continued Canadian industrialization, previously interrupted by the Great Depression, created a demand for a more highly trained population. Howard Hillen Kerr was given control of nine Ontario Training and Re-establishment centres to accomplish this. His vision of what these institutions would do was broader than what others were suggesting. In 1943, he visited the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and was convinced that Canada could develop its own MIT over a period of one hundred years. Along the way, such an institution could respond to the then current needs of the society. When the Province finally approved the idea of technical institutes, in 1946, it proposed to found several. It turned out though that all but one would be special purpose schools, such as the mining school. Only the Toronto retraining centre, which became the Ryerson Institute of Technology in 1948, would become a multi-program campus, Kerr’s future MIT of Canada.[12] This vision is reflected in Ryerson's Motto and its mission statement.[13]

The Toronto Training and Re-establishment Institute was created in 1945 on the former site of the Toronto Normal School at St James Square, bounded by Gerrard, Church, Yonge and Gould. The Gothic-Romanesque building was designed by architects Thomas Ridout and Frederick William Cumberland in 1852.[14] The site had been used as a Royal Canadian Air Force training facility during World War II.[9] The institute was a joint venture of the federal and provincial government to train ex-servicemen and women for re-entry into civilian life.

The Ryerson Institute of Technology was founded in 1948, inheriting the staff and facilities of the Toronto Training and Re-establishment Institute. In 1966, it became the Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.

Ryerson became a university-degree granting institution in 1971 accredited by both provincial government legislation and by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).[15] That year, it also became a member of the Council of Ontario Universities (COU).[16] In 1992, Ryerson became Toronto’s second school of engineering to receive accreditation from the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).[17]

In 1993, Ryerson received approval to also grant graduate degrees (master's and doctorates). The same year, the Board of Governors changed the institution's name to Ryerson Polytechnic University to reflect a stronger emphasis on research associated with graduate programs and its expansion from being a university offering undergraduate degrees. Students occupied the university's administration offices in March 1997, protesting escalating tuition hikes.[14]

In June 2001, the school assumed its current name as Ryerson University. Today, Ryerson University offers programs in chemical, civil, mechanical, industrial, electrical, biomedical and computer engineering. The B.Eng biomedical engineering program is the first stand-alone undergraduate biomedical engineering program in Canada. The university is also one of only two Canadian universities to offer a program in aerospace engineering accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).


Faculties of Ryerson University
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Communication & Design
  • Faculty of Community Services
  • Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
  • Faculty of Science
  • Ted Rogers School of Management
  • The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education
  • Yeates School of Graduate Studies

Ted Rogers School of Management[edit]

The Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) is a business school accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).[18] Located on Bay Street near Toronto's financial district, the TRSM offers various programs in a variety of business disciplines. The school houses Canada's largest undergraduate management program, along with several graduate programs.[19][20][21] The school's undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) programs are grouped into:

The Ted Rogers School of Management is a recognized leader in entrepreneurship education in Canada and houses the Ryerson University Entrepreneurship Program, one of the largest entrepreneurship programs in Canada.[22]

Graduate studies consist of an MBA with a global focus, and an MBA in the Management of Technology and Innovation. The school also offers a Master of Management Science (MMSc) in the Management of Technology and Innovation.

The acceptance rate of Ted Rogers School of Management's MBA program is 25%, the second lowest of 39 Canadian MBA programs ranked by Financial Post in March 2012.[23]

In the 2009-2010 academic year, Ryerson introduced two new majors to the Business Management program: Law & Business, and Global Management Studies. The Global Management Studies major is a successor of the Management major, last offered in 2010-2011.[24]

In fall 2013, Ted Rogers School of Management launched a new School of Accounting and Finance. The design of the new school reflects TRSM’s on-going commitment to providing high quality programs with a rigorous curriculum, entry standards, and a supportive staff and faculty.[25] Accounting and Finance majors continue to be offered through the Ted Rogers School of Business Management, and are set to expand in 2013.

The business programs previously housed on campus in the "Business Building", moved into new facilities after a $15 million donation from Ted Rogers. The school is located within a new wing of the Toronto Eaton Centre at the southeast corner of Bay and Dundas Streets. The school occupies three floors of the nine-floor wing (two floors are occupied by retail uses, with an above-grade parking garage occupying the remaining three storeys). The integration of the Ryerson faculty with commercial uses in the same building has been praised as an innovative solution for the downtown university.[26]

The school received national notoriety when one of its professors (James Norrie) insulted the cast of the Dragons' Den during the final negotiations stage of a successful pitch by students of the school. The deal ultimately fell through because of the professor's actions. The same professor was later banned from campus and sued the university.[27]

Faculty of Arts[edit]

Ryerson Image Centre with Devonian pond

The Faculty of Arts comprises ten humanities and social science departments and plays a unique dual role in the university. The faculty offers:

Departments in the Faculty of Arts
  • Arts and Contemporary Studies
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and Public Administration
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Faculty of Communication & Design[edit]

The Faculty of Communication & Design is composed of nine schools, offering undergraduate and/or graduate degrees of major study.

Schools in the Faculty of Communication & Design
  • RTA School of Media
  • School of Image Arts
  • School of Interior Design
  • School of Fashion
  • School of Graphic Communications Management
  • School of Journalism
  • School of Professional Communication
  • Theatre School
  • School of Creative Industries

Additional graduate programs of study are available in documentary media, journalism, media production, photographic preservation and collections management and professional communications. The faculty also houses the Rogers Communications Centre, which provides an innovative and technical environment to study and research different aspects of media and society.

The Ryerson Theatre School at Gerrard and Victoria Streets.

This also includes a new gallery and museum, the Ryerson Image Centre, which also houses the School of Image Arts.

Faculty of Community Services[edit]

Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services offers multi-disciplinary programs in health, early childhood studies, social justice and community development.

The faculty incorporates health and safety programs under the School of Occupational and Public Health. The School of Occupational and Public Health (SOPHe) is considered to be a well-known leader in injury and disease prevention education. Ryerson University is the only school that offers a degree program in occupational health and safety in the province of Ontario. Certificate programs in health and safety can be completed through the Chang School of continuing education.

The faculty also includes the Midwifery Education Program (MEP), which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2013. The Ryerson MEP site is part of the longest-running consortium of its kind in Canada (with sister-sites at Laurentian University and McMaster University).

In keeping with Ryerson's brand of a career-focused education, students partner with various mentors, supervisors, practitioners and professionals to ensure a career-relevant experience is provided, in addition to the theoretical instructions commonly offered in a classroom setting.

The University also hosts a large nursing school named in 2008 for Daphne Cockwell, mother of donor Jack Cockwell and nurse who volunteered to work with veterans returning to South Africa from World War II.[28]

Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science[edit]

The George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre on Church St.

The Ryerson Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (formerly Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Science) is one of the largest engineering faculties in Canada, with over 4,000 undergraduate students enrolled in 9 bachelor's degree programs (19 when including options/specializations), and over 500 graduate students in 15 master’s and 5 doctoral degree programs.[29] Ryerson’s Aerospace Computational Laboratory is a node for the High Performance Computational Virtual Laboratory for the Greater Toronto Area. The HPCVL is an interuniversity high-speed computation network which acts as a virtual supercomputer, providing the intensive computation power needed in the solution of complex problems in engineering and other disciplines.

The Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science grants Bachelor of Architectural Science and Bachelor of Engineering degrees in the following disciplines: [29]

The Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science offers graduate programs in:

Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Science is housed in a building located at 325 Church Street designed by the prominent Canadian architect Ronald Thom (Ryersonian). It offers a program in architecture accredited by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board at both the bachelor level (B.Arch.) and the master's level (M.Arch.).[30]

The Centre for Computing and Engineering opened in September 2004 and is a state-of-the-art science, technology, and research facility spanning almost an entire city block in downtown Toronto. The building was renamed the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre in November 2005. Ryerson researchers in the engineering and science disciplines have earned prestigious Premier’s Research Excellence Awards (PREA), Canada Research Chairs, NSERC Industrial Research Chair. A biomedical engineering program started at Ryerson in fall 2008 is the first such program in Canada.

The faculty hosts the Centre for Urban Energy. CUE is co-sponsored by Hydro One, Ontario Power Authority and Toronto Hydro. The centre focuses on energy research and urban energy challenges.

Faculty of Science[edit]

On June 29, 2011, the university announced that the University Senate approved a Faculty of Science, the newest faculty at Ryerson University in approximately 40 years. The Faculty of Science will consist of the four founding departments - Chemistry & Biology, Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.[31]

Ryerson University's Faculty of Science offers a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in areas of applied mathematics, biology, biomedical science, chemistry, computer science, financial mathematics, and medical physics. Graduate studies consist of areas in biomolecular, biomedical, computational and mathematical studies.

Continuing Education[edit]

Heaslip House

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is the school responsible for continuing education within Ryerson University. It offers certificate programs, degree credit courses, and certificate and interest courses. It is one of Canada’s largest providers of university-based adult education, with approximately 70,000 annual enrollments.[32]

Digital Media Zone[edit]

Although not a faculty in the traditional sense, the DMZ is an incubator for startups from Ryerson and around the world. Since its inception in 2010, the DMZ has incubated over a 100 startups. It also has a Digital Specialization Programme and a Fellowship programme where skills are imparted.[33]

Campus expansion[edit]

In March 2006 the university announced a large campus expansion, with six new buildings constructed since 2000 and two additional structures announced.[34][35] In January 2008 Ryerson acquired $40 million worth of real-estate as part of its expansion efforts. The most notable acquisition being three properties on Yonge Street, including the former Sam the Record Man store, Future Shop and World of Posters to construct a Student Learning Centre.[36] In February 2013, Ryerson acquired two parking lots from Infrastructure Ontario for $32 million to meet future growth. The properties are a 5,400 m2 (58,000 sq ft) lot at 202 Jarvis Street (at Dundas Street) and a 750 m2 (8,100 sq ft) plot at 136 Dundas Street East (and Mutual Street). The two sites will continue as parking lots until the university raises capital funding. Students, faculty, and administrators alike have long desired to close Gould Street closed between Yonge and Church in order to provide greater safety for pedestrians on campus. Ryerson Theatre, one of the largest theatres in downtown Toronto with over 1,200 seats, has undergone extensive renovations in the past five years and has hosted several red carpet premieres of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Mattamy Athletic Centre[edit]

University President Sheldon Levy announced December 1, 2009, that the school would acquire and renovate the historic Maple Leaf Gardens for use as a university athletic facility, at an estimated cost of $60 million. The cost was split three ways between the Canadian federal government, Ryerson University and Loblaws.[37][38] Known as the Mattamy Athletic Centre, the facility includes sports venues and classrooms on upper levels. The street and lower levels feature a Loblaws supermaket, a Joe Fresh store, an LCBO store, and parking. Ryerson and Loblaws each own their space.[39]


In November 2005, Professor Arne Kislenko won TVOntario's first Best Lecturer Series. In 2006, Ryerson University had two professors in the semi-finals for TVO's second Best Lecturer Competition. Philosophy professor Dr. James Cunningham, and radio and television arts professor Dana Lee were semi-finalists. In 2006, Greg Inwood, professor in the department of Politics and Public Administration, was awarded the prestigious Donald Smiley Prize for his book Continentalizing Canada: The Politics and Legacy of the Macdonald Royal Commission. Criminal justice history and international relations professor Peter Vronsky published a bestselling history of serial homicide Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters and more recently a controversial history of Canada's first modern battle, Ridgeway: The American Fenian Invasion and the 1866 Battle That Made Canada.

Ryerson University Library
Elizabeth Wyn Wood's Bas-relief at Ryerson University in Toronto
Elizabeth Wyn Wood's Bas-relief of a Goalie at Ryerson University in Toronto


The Ryerson Library collection consists of over 500,000 books, 3,700 print journal titles and over $2 million of electronic resources, including approximately 23,000 e-journals, approximately over 90,000 e-books, databases and indexes, geospatial data, and catalogued websites or electronic documents. Most of the electronic resources can be accessed remotely by Ryerson community members with internet access, although authentication of Ryerson Library registration is required for access to all commercial resources. The library acquires materials to support the curriculum taught at the university and to support the research needs of faculty. All hard copy materials are housed in the library building at Gould and Victoria Streets.

The 11-storey tower was built in 1974, and is a classic example of Brutalist architecture. The library buildings also holds administrative office, the Nursing Collaborative and until 2007, the urban and Regional Planning program, when it moved to another facility increasing available space for the library additional.

As part of the Ryerson University Master Plan, the library is expected to either relocate or undergo extensive renovations in the next several years. To improve study space, the entire fourth floor of the library underwent construction during the 2008 academic year. The renovation included the addition of lounges, a graduate reading room, and LCD panels.[40] The second floor of the library will be connected via bridge to the Student Learning Centre which is expected to open in 2015.[41]

Reputation and rankings[edit]

University rankings
Canadian rankings
Maclean's Comprehensive[42]8

Ryerson is the most applied-to university in Ontario relative to available spaces. In 2009, 2010, and 2011, the university ranked second in Ontario for first-choice applications from graduating high school students, receiving 11 percent of Ontario's total 84,300 admission requests in 2009.[43]

Research Infosource ranks Ryerson as the top university in Canada in the "Undergraduate" category in its list of Canada's Top 50 Research Universities 2014.[44] Ryerson ranked 27 in Canada, based on sponsored research income, for 2014.[45]

The Globe and Mail's Canadian University Report 2013 classifies Ryerson as a Large University (over 22,000 students) where it was graded "A-" in the "Quality of Teaching and Learning" category.[46]

In Maclean's 2015 University Rankings, Ryerson placed 8th in the "Comprehensive" category.[47] In the same category Ryerson placed 2nd on the National Reputation Ranking. [48]




Student life[edit]

Ryerson has 36,200 undergraduate students and 2,360 students in the masters and Ph.D programs.[3] A large number of students who attend the university are from within the Greater Toronto Area, but it also draws students from other countries.[49] The university provides on-campus housing for 850 students in three residence buildings: 137 Bond Street; 240 Jarvis Street and Pitman Hall at 160 Mutual Street.[50]

Student media at the university include the campus radio station CKLN-FM and the student newspaper The Eyeopener. Students in the university's journalism program produce a second newspaper, The Ryersonian, and a biannual magazine, the Ryerson Review of Journalism.

Ryerson officially does not allow Greek Life but "unofficially" has the following Greek Letter Organization affiliations:

Noted alumni[edit]


  • Library Building
  • O'Keefe House
  • Formerly the Business Building - Victoria Building (VIC)
  • Ted Rogers School of Management (TRS)
  • Student Campus Centre (SCC)
  • Projects Office (PRO)
  • Research and Graduate Studies (GER)
  • University Advancement, Office of, University Scheduling
  • Campus Book Store (BKS)
  • Kerr Hall (KHN, KHE, KHS, KHW)
  • Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre for Studies in Community Health (SHE)
  • Monetary Times - Civil Engineering Building (MON)
  • Theatre School (THR)
  • Ryerson Athletic Centre (RAC)
  • Pitman Hall - Residence (PIT)
  • International Living/Learning Centre (ILC)
  • Jorgenson Hall (JOR)
  • School of Image Arts (IMA)
  • School of Interior Design (SID)
  • Architecture Building (ARC)
  • Eric Palin Hall (EPH)
  • Podium building (POD)
  • Co-operative Education (COP)
  • Campus Planning and Facilities (CPF)

As of fall 2008, Ryerson is the first university to use the AMC facilities (in 10 Dundas East) during the day for lectures.


A view of Ryerson University - note that only the buildings in the extreme foreground are part of the university

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