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OCAD University

Location

Toronto Campus, Toronto Canada

Ranking

# 101-150QS WUR Ranking By Subject

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23Undergraduate programs

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10Postgraduate programs

Scholarship

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About OCAD University

Founded in 1876, OCAD U is dedicated to art and design education, practice and research and to knowledge and invention across a wide range of disciplines. OCAD U continuously builds on its traditional, studio-based strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinary practice, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies. In the Age of Imagination, members of the OCAD U community are uniquely qualified to act as catalysts for the next advances in culture, technology and quality of life for all Canadians.

Our programs and research bridge fields of digital media and design, sustainability, health and wellness, cultural diversity and indigenous cultures. Our students engage in creative studio-based, aesthetic and technical learning, together with critical, theoretical, scientific and historical knowledge and methods. Finally, our location inspires. OCAD U is situated at the heart of the nation's art, design, business and new media capital, on the ancestral and traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the New Credit, the Haudenosaunee, the Anishnabe and the Huron-Wendat — the original owners and custodians of the land on which we stand.

About OCAD University

Founded in 1876, OCAD U is dedicated to art and design education, practice and research and to knowledge and invention across a wide range of disciplines. OCAD U continuously builds on its traditional, studio-based strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinary practice, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies. In the Age of Imagination, members of the OCAD U community are uniquely qualified to act as catalysts for the next advances in culture, technology and quality of life for all Canadians.

Our programs and research bridge fields of digital media and design, sustainability, health and wellness, cultural diversity and indigenous cultures. Our students engage in creative studio-based, aesthetic and technical learning, together with critical, theoretical, scientific and historical knowledge and methods. Finally, our location inspires. OCAD U is situated at the heart of the nation's art, design, business and new media capital, on the ancestral and traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the New Credit, the Haudenosaunee, the Anishnabe and the Huron-Wendat — the original owners and custodians of the land on which we stand.

General

3+
7+
90+

Bachelor

6+
84+

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

OCAD University is one of the top universities in Toronto, Canada. It is ranked #101-150 in QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2022.

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2018
    #151-200
  • 2019
    #101-150
  • 2020
    #101-150
  • 2021
    #101-150
  • 2022
    #101-150

Ranking criteria

60.6
Academic Reputation
39.9
Employer Reputation

Available programs

OCAD U delivers specialized, discipline-based education in an interdisciplinary context, integrating studio learning with historical, critical and scientific inquiry. Curriculum has more breadth and depth than any other fine arts program in Canada. Liberal studies courses explore the theories and ideas behind art and design practice, providing historical and critical context to studio work in art and design. These courses equip students with the analytical skills they need to execute ideas within the studio. Here, students sharpen their capacity to think critically and creatively. They also learn to write well. OCAD U is building on traditional strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinarity, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies. The university values accessibility, cultural diversity, equitable global citizenship and aesthetic and formal excellence. OCAD U is a leader in art and design advocacy and in sustainability and entrepreneurship.

Are you willing to embrace a creative future? Then you're ready to consider graduate studies at OCAD University — the university of the imagination, in the heart of Canada’s most culturally vibrant city. At OCAD U, we attract curious and creative students who expect something more from their education and are willing to challenge themselves to achieve it. We give ideas a place and a space. Our ability to offer graduate students a unique experience is solidly rooted in our 139-year history of delivering uncompromising art and design education. Grounded in practice, theory, research and professionalism, with an eye on experimentation and change, we deliver advanced experiential learning. Our graduate students enjoy unrivalled opportunities to practise with expert faculty, in studios, labs and through exceptional internships.

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