MacEwan University

country rank  46
world rank  1489

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University Overview

Established in 1971, MacEwan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Edmonton (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Alberta. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Alberta Advanced Education, MacEwan University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. MacEwan University 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 48 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1971
Motto Discendo Floremus
Through learning we flourish
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address PO Box 1796
Edmonton (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T5J 2P2 Alberta
T +1 (780) 497 5040
F +1 (780) 497 5001

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
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 Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 1796
Edmonton T5J 2P2
+1 (780) 497 5397
(888) 497 4622

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
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 MacEwan University'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

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference (ACAC)
  • Canada West Universities Athletic Association
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
  • Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA)
  • Alberta Association of Colleges and Technical Institutes (AACTI)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019