University of Alberta

country rank  5
world rank  72

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University Overview

Founded in 1908, University of Alberta 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. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Camrose. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Alberta Advanced Education, University of Alberta (UofA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Alberta (UofA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 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

Name
Acronym UofA
Founded 1908
Motto Quaecumque vera
Whatsoever things are true
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 116 St. and 85 Ave.
Edmonton (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T6G 2R3 Alberta
Canada
T +1 (780) 492 3111
F +1 (780) 492 1488
Other locations Camrose

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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 Office of the Registrar and Student Awards, 201 Administration Building, University of Alberta
Edmonton T6G 2M7
+1 (780) 492 3113

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
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 University of Alberta'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 Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Alberta Advanced Education


Year of first Accreditation

1908


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
  • Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie (AUFC)
  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Association of University Forestry Schools of Canada (AUFSC)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019