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Facts and Statistics
Year St. Mike’s was founded: 1852
Year St. Mike’s became federated with the U of T: 1910
Number of students in USMC’s first class to graduate with degrees from U of T in 1911: 6
Preliminary fall enrollment for 2017:
Spots available in on-campus residences: 552
USMC-sponsored undergraduate programs: 4
SMC One programs: 3
Number of SMC One programs with international educational experience components: 3
Number of books USMC professor Marshall McLuhan published in his lifetime: 21
Number of Basilian Fathers who arrived in response to Toronto Bishop Armand Comte de Charbonnel’s request to help him found a Catholic university: 4
Year Pope Pius XI’s papal charter established the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies: 1939
Year of G.K. Chesterton’s visit to speak at St. Mike’s: 1930
FAQs for Media
How is the University of St. Michael’s College related to the University of Toronto?
The University of St. Michael’s College is a Canadian University in its own right according to the Province of Ontario’s USMC Act (2005), but since 1910 the school has been federated with the University of Toronto. Our undergraduates are U of T students and have access to all the resources and opportunities of Canada’s #1 research university while also finding a smaller community, unique sponsored programs, and a legacy of robust, Catholic scholarship and teaching at St. Mike’s.
The official name of the school is the University of St. Michael’s College.
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