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MacEwan University, shortened to MacEwan is a non-profit, public co-ed institution for higher education in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Accredited by the Alberta Advanced Education, it offers programs of varying duration and modes of learning, in diverse areas of study.
|Type of university||Public|
|Institutional Accreditation||Alberta Advanced Education|
|Operating Budget||CAD 237.1 million|
|Total Staff Members (including teaching and non-teaching staff)||972|
|Number of Full time Undergraduate Enrolment||12,340|
|Number of Full time International Enrolment||1,400|
|Admission Basis||Academic Records|
|Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International Students||CAD 18,240 - CAD 21,888 *|
# Source: MacEwan University -2017 rounded preliminary fall enrolment.
* Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities for the academic year 2017-18.
MacEwan has two campuses:
The City Centre Campus stretches across six-blocks. Apart from the many classrooms and labs, the campus also houses the Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness, Library, MacEwan International and MacEwan Residence among others.
|Faculty of Arts & Science||Faculty of Fine Arts & Communications|
|Faculty of Health & Community Studies||Faculty of Nursing|
|School of Business||School of Continuing Education|
MacEwan University offers 8 four-year bachelor programs, 2 applied degrees, 43 diploma and certificate programs, apart from University Transfer Programs and Distance Programs. The programs are available in full-time, part-time as well as distance/online mode of studies.
Admission to all MacEwan University programs opens in the Fall Term. Only a select few programs offer additional intakes in the winter and/or spring terms.
The table below summarizes the application and document submission deadlines for each intake at the university.
|Term||Applications for Admission Open||Application Deadline||Document Deadline|
|Fall (September)||October 1||March 30/June 30||August 1|
|Winter (January)||February 1||September 30/November 30||December 1|
|Spring/Summer (May/June)||May 1||-||April 1|
Prospective students are advised to start the application process early and follow the steps listed below:
Application Fee: Application fee for admission is CAD 110
Note: Applicants are required to submit all official transcripts/academic documents from any high school or post-secondary institute that they have attended within the document deadline.
An admission confirmation deposit amount has to be paid by the applicant towards the tuition fees, once application is accepted. Non-payment of this confirmation fee within the specified deadline will result in the withdrawal of admission offer.
|International Students Residing outside of Canada at time of application||CAD 10,000|
|International Students Residing in Canada at time of application||CAD 1,000 (non-refundable)|
Please note that International applicants residing outside of Canada at time of application will receive a full refund of the Admission Confirmation Fee if the Study Permit is denied, upon submission of a copy of the Study Permit denial to the Office of the University Registrar.
Term Fees are charged on the basis of the number of credits at the rate of CAD 608 per credit. International Students need to take up at least 9 credits a term in their program.
Other mandatory fees apart from the tuition fees are tabulated below:
|Mandatory Term Fees (2018-19)||Same across all Terms|
|Information Technology Fee||CAD 34.50 (per term)|
|Medical Clinic Fee||CAD 10 (at 6+ credits)|
|Registrarial Service Fee||CAD 13 (at 9+ credits)|
CAD 6.50 (1-8 credits)
|Sport & Wellness Fee||CAD 84 (at 6+ credits)|
MacEwan Residence space is allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. The process involved in registering for MacEwan Residence through the Student portal of the University is briefly outlined below:
Residence Application Fee - CAD 50 (non-refundable); the fee must be submitted along with the application for residence.
Confirmation Deposit - CAD 700 (books the residence space and goes towards the residence fees)
There are several financial resources available to help students finance their education.
Over 90 courses at MacEwan University include an experiential learning component wherein students can engage in Practicums and internships, co-ops and volunteering.
The University also encourages undergraduate research through grant funding, research week, a research journal and student-led conferences and presentations.
The University offers several benefits, services and supports to the alumni in order to help them stay involved with their alma mater. Recent grads (within last 2 years) can register with University Job Board MacEwanWorks to search for job postings, upload documents, book an appointment and register for events.
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$21888|
|Diploma Tuition Fees||$21888|
|Start of Application process||December 01, 2018|
|End of Application process||May 01, 2019|
|Accepts common App||Yes|