SAIT Polytechnic

country rank  53
world rank  1658

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University Overview

Founded in 1916, SAIT Polytechnic is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Calgary (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Alberta. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Alberta Advanced Education, SAIT Polytechnic (SAIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. SAIT Polytechnic (SAIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 103 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SAIT
Founded 1916
Motto Further Your Passion
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 1301 - 16 Avenue NW
Calgary (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T2M 0L4 Alberta
T +1 (403) 284 7248
F +1 (403) 284 7112

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 1301 - 16 Avenue NW
Calgary T2M 0L4
+1 (403) 284 7248
(877) 284 7248

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to SAIT Polytechnic's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Alberta Advanced Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
  • Alberta Association of Colleges and Technical Institutes (AACTI)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Polytechnics Canada
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019