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Take on the world

At OCAD University, we take imagination seriously.

Located in downtown Toronto, we’re Canada’s oldest and largest university for art, design and media. As a student here, you benefit from hands-on studio learning. You have access to state-of-the-art shops and production facilities for both traditional and digital creation. You also take rich courses in humanities, business and science. The combination is empowering. Through it, you begin to see, make, think and do things differently. You gain incredible insight and skill — everything you need to take on the world.

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years of educating the creative leaders of tomorrow
student-to-faculty ratio
of classes with fewer than 30 students
fabrication studios and shop facilities
People exploring a gallery.

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OCAD U offers 17 undergraduate programs that explore art, design, and media. Which program is right for you?

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