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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Centre of the action

The Rotman School is located in downtown Toronto, Canada’s commercial and cultural capital. Consistently ranked one of the best cities in the world in which to live; Toronto is home to the second largest financial centre in North America, and the third largest technology, health sciences, and film and television sectors.


Toronto, Canada is one of the best places in the world? Don’t take our word for it.

Here’s a collection of the latest Toronto and Canadian rankings:

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Toronto was just ranked one of the best cities in the world

Blogto | 2022
Time Out ranked Toronto as one of the 53 best cities in the world citing "Toronto's "bustling" food and drink scene's rebound from lockdowns and heated outdoor patios as a main cultural attraction."

City Hall and the Toronto sign | Click here to learn more

Toronto named as one of the world's most liveable cities

City of Toronto | 2022
According to the latest study released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), titled the Global Liveability Index Opens in new window, Toronto ranks eighth out of 173 most livable cities in the world.

Photo of a mural in the Dundas West neighbourhood | Click here to learn more

This Toronto Neighbourhood Was Ranked One Of The Top 15 'Coolest' In The World

Narcity | 2022
Toronto may arguably have some of the best neighbourhoods in Canada, but only one area, in particular, is getting some official recognition on the world stage. Dundas West has been ranked as one of the top 15 coolest neighbourhoods in the world.

Toronto skyline at night - from a helicopter

Toronto ranked high on a list of Digital Cities

City of Toronto | 2022
Toronto placed 11th in a new study by the Digital Cities Index. The results show how cities perform in terms of digital connectivity, internet speed and qualitative factors such as the presence of strategies, policies and plans for technologies like 5G connectivity and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Woman overlooking Toronto Harbour | Click here to learn more

Toronto ranked #1 city for career women

Y-Axis | 2021
According to the Bloomberg rankings, Toronto is ranked as the leading city in the world for providing quality of life for pursuing women careers.

Downtown skyline reflection

Toronto Was Just Ranked One Of The Best Cities In The World

Narcity | 2021
According to the World's Best Cities report, an acclaimed ranking of urban hot spots by Resonance Consultancy, Toronto is currently named the 18th greatest global destination.

Location Matters

Rotman students study just blocks from Bay Street (Canada’s business centre), and the School takes full advantage of its strategic location by drawing on a rich pool of business and political leaders. A wide variety of academic and research partnerships exist between Rotman and the corporate world.

“I couldn't turn down the opportunity to go to the best business school in Canada while living in a city I love.”

– Ryan Connelly, Rotman MBA student, in an interview for Poets and Quants

Rotman's close proximity to Canada's business centre means students can meet with industry professionals and Rotman alumni between classes at corporate headquarters located just minutes away, building the relationships that are crucial to success. Combine Rotman’s assets with the advantages of living and studying in Toronto, and you have one of the best places in the world to learn.

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Celebrating Diversity and Culture
Toronto - Diversity Culture

Toronto is recognized as the world’s most multicultural city by the United Nations (ahead of London and New York City). Each year, Toronto attracts millions of visitors from around the world to celebrate diversity through its many festivals and annual events, including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Toronto Caribbean Carnival (Caribana), Toronto Pride Week, Taste of the Danforth, North by Northeast Music and Film Festival, and countless other concerts, art exhibitions, live performances and cultural gatherings.

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City of Neighbourhoods

Toronto is known for its distinct communities, each with their own rich histories and cultural flavours to explore. As the cultural capital of Canada, you will never be far from the many attractions of Toronto’s vibrant arts and entertainment scene.

“Toronto is a huge city. It's a really diverse city. It's a city where I find inspiration on every street corner.”

– Christine Wheatley, Business Design Consultant, Fidelity Investments & Rotman MBA Grad

Toronto is home to major industry clusters, including aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, health care, telecommunications, and tourism. With its eclectic mix of architecture, food and shopping, Toronto offers an enriching experience for those who work and study here.

Toronto: Get Inspired

Asha and Christine, both graduates of the Rotman MBA program, know their cities. Los Angeles, New York, Montreal… hear what the have to say about Toronto.

“It's time to discover Toronto as the new capital of cool.”

The Huffington Post

Infographic: Toronto as Canada's Financial Centre

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Source: Toronto Finance International - May 2019

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