Ambrose University

country rank  86
world rank  6673

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University Overview

Established in 1921, Ambrose University is a non-profit private 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, Ambrose University (AUC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Ambrose University (AUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 97 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym AUC
Founded 1921
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 150 Ambrose Circle SW
Calgary (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T3H 0L5 Alberta
T +1 (403) 410 2900
F +1 (403) 571 2556

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 150 Ambrose Circle SW
Calgary T3H 0L5
+1 (403) 410 2900
800 461 1222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical Christian and Missionary Alliance, Church of The Nazarene -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ambrose 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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Alberta Advanced Education

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer (ACAT)
  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation
  • Association of Theological Schools (ATS)


  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
  • Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018