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Criminology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Toronto, Canada
After choosing the Criminology program at the Ryerson University, Femi, a first-generation Nigerian Canadian, discovered that the inclusive tone set by faculty made the program uniquely valuable
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One professor in particular really impressed him with the open and collaborative learning environment she created.

“I remember one thing she said that really stood out to me was really around just not judging a book by its cover...there’s a lot that we don’t know, there’s a lot that I don’t know, but we’re going to learn together and it’s going to be a collaborative process, and I respect that.”

Distinctive Learning

Community projects; international exchanges; design research studies; team-based learning through case studies.

After Graduation

Work towards defending social justice and human rights through inventive solutions to the fundamental justice issues of our time: policing, courts, corrections, non-governmental support agencies; social and victim support services; community-based diversion or restorative justice programs; correctional or case work with prisoners, ex-offenders or young offenders; support services for women, victims of crime and inmates. Pursue law school or graduate studies in criminology, social justice and other disciplines after the Criminology program at the Ryerson University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Law
  • Social inequality
  • Indigenous justice
  • Ethics
  • Crime control and prevention

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic Transcripts
  • Supplementary Form
  • Supporting Documents
  • Non-Academic Requirements
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28635 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28635 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7044 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7044 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Domestic Fees Range: $7,044 - $7,112
  • International Fees Range: $28,635 - $29,021

Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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