University of Alberta


About University of Alberta

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Located in Edmonton, University of Alberta is the province's leading research and education institution. It is also large, with approximately 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students. Particularly known for Engineering, Science, and Medicine, the university also offers more than 400 programs in 18 faculties. Considered a top five university in Canada, and in the top 100 globally, the school combines excellent instruction, state-of-the-art facilities, well-funded programs, and world-renowned research. Comprising six different campuses, the school offers many possibilities for study and recreation. The surroundings allow for many outdoor recreation opportunities. School spirit is strong here: varsity athletics, student clubs, and organisations thrive. The school is also a leader in sustainability.

Signature Programs:

Engineering (in particular Chemical, Biochemical and Nanoscience), Nanotechnology, Law, Education, Pharmacy


Average Acceptance GPA: 83.0%

Admission requirements may vary by faculty and study program. Please consult the institution for further details.

International Students

24% International Student Body

Newcomers to Canada choose Alberta for work opportunities, standard of living, and diverse and welcoming communities. International students are no exception: and they will also find a high standard of education.

Tuition Costs

Tuition fees for international students range from $20,395 to $44,239.16 per year, depending on the program.

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  • Enjoy: Edmonton’s annual Jazz Festival, as well as many other festivals throughout the year.
  • Try: hiking and camping in Jasper National Park.
  • Surprises: parts of the school are over 100 years old.

About Edmonton, Alberta via Wikipedia

The city had a population of 812,201 in the 2011 census, making it Alberta's second-largest city and Canada's fifth-largest municipality. This population represents 70 percent of the total 2011 population of 1,159,869 within the Edmonton census metropolitan area (CMA), Canada's sixth-largest CMA by population. Edmonton is the northernmost North American city with a metropolitan population over one million. A resident of Edmonton is known as an Edmontonian. Read more...

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