Design a career doing what you love

OCAD University is Canada’s biggest art and design university. We’re a world-famous hub for art, design, digital media, research, innovation and creativity. At OCAD U, we can help you turn what you love to do into a career.

We’re located in downtown Toronto, just a couple of blocks from the Entertainment District, next to the Art Gallery of Ontario and surrounded by some of Canada’s most successful design studios, start-ups, gaming companies and creative enterprises. With small class sizes and technical staff in all our shops and studios, you’ll be more than a number at OCAD U.

More than nine out of ten OCAD U alumni are employed, and almost the same number have been their own boss. Our grads work in everything from city planning to advertising, publishing, illustration and interior design.

OCAD U has more than 4,500 students and 17 undergraduate programs. Field placement and internship opportunities are available in almost every program.

OCAD U professors and grads are the country’s best artists, designers, makers and cultural thinkers. We inspire innovation and generate jobs, entrepreneurship and economic impact.

The world needs the talent of people like you — you belong here! Come visit us and see for yourself how you can design a career doing what you love.


Undergraduate programs

Graduate programs