Discover OCAD University, Canada's largest and oldest art and design university! Founded in 1876, OCAD is a world-famous hub for art, design, digital media, research, innovation and creativity. Found in the heart of downtown Toronto, students can learn to use their creativity for today's challenges. Alongside a diverse and supportive team of instructors and peers, students gain employable skills that will help students get paid to do what they love.
The university is located in downtown Toronto's Entertainment District and right next to Queen Street West, the Art Gallery of Ontario and beautiful Grange Park. The university has twelve buildings in the heart of the city. Its campus is easily accessible by transit and surrounded by safe, walkable neighbourhoods.
OCAD U has more than 4,500 students and 17 undergraduate programs. Field placement and internship opportunities are available in almost every program. It has over 400 faculty who are practicing artists and designers in their fields. With small class sizes and technical staff in all OCAD shops and studios, students are more than just a number.
Just like any other university, OCAD U provides a supportive and fun campus life experience. Its campus includes a medical centre, library, plenty of chill-out space, food court and opportunities for intramural sports and social events.