Section D (Common University Data Ontario 2014)

D1 - Library Collections

The following are the number of holdings in 2011-12 for each of the following categories.

Material Number of Holdings
Monograph Volumes - Print 1,470,796
Monograph Volumes - Electronic 397,737
Microform units 1,730,805
Government Documents (not counted elsewhere)  
Manuscripts and Archives (linear metres) 2,008
Printed Music Scores  
Cartographic Materials 88,593
Graphic Materials 2
Audio Materials 427
Film & Video Materials 551
Serials - Print & Microform 5,118
Serials - Electronic 49,889

 Source: OCUL

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Quick Facts


  • FTE (Full-time equivalent) Enrolment (2020/21): 39,430

  • International Mix (2020/21):

    • Graduate: 37%

    • Undergraduate: 22%

  • Degrees Granted (2020): 9,036

Co-operative Education

  • Co-op work terms (2019/20): 22,443

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2020): 1,355
  • Number of Staff (2020): 2,627


  • Tri-Agency Research Awards (2019/20): $99.5M
  • Total Sponsored Research Awards (2019/20): $247.7M


  • $46.0M raised (2019/20)

Source: Performance Indicators

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