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International Applicants

Transformative Medical Education in a World-Class City

In 2024, the University of Toronto was ranked #1 in Canada for Medicine in the QS Rankings. We were also ranked in the world’s top three universities for Clinical Medicine in the 2023 National Taiwan University Rankings. And Temerty Faculty of Medicine was named among the world’s top three Best Universities for Clinical Medicine by the 2024 U.S. News & World Report.

Please take a moment to review our admissions requirements and special application streams outlined below.

For fall 2025 entry, a limited number of supernumerary spaces will be allocated to specific international training programs that have contractual arrangements with the MD Program. 

These supernumerary seats are non-funded seats and, as such, applicants who are considered through the International application stream must be enrolled in specific international training programs and cannot be citizens or permanent residents (landed immigrants) of Canada. 

Email UME Enrolment Services if you have any questions regarding your eligibility to apply.


in Canada for Medicine 2024 QS Rankings


in world for Clinical Medicine 2023 National Taiwan University Rankings


in Best Universities for Clinical Medicine 2024 U.S. News & World Report

Our Reputation

The University of Toronto’s commitment to excellence in teaching and research ensures we are consistently ranked among the best universities in the world.

In 2024, the University of Toronto was ranked number one in Canada for Medicine in the QS Rankings. We were also ranked in the world’s top three universities for Clinical Medicine in the 2023 National Taiwan University Rankings.

The Times Higher Education 2024 World University Rankings by Subject ranked U of T among the top public universities globally in education, law and clinical, pre-clinical and health. The University of Toronto ranks highest in Canada in nine different subjects and is one of only eight universities in the world to place in the top 50 across 11 subjects, according to new rankings by the prestigious Times Higher Education. The University of Toronto was named the top Canadian university in the 2024 US News & World Report Best Global Universities Ranking, the 2024 Times Higher Education World University and the 2023 University Reputation Rankings, and the Shanghai Jiaotong 2023 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Life at U of T Medicine

Situated in one of the most diverse urban centres in the world, our MD Program is an ideal destination for learners. Toronto is the fourth largest city in North America.