MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY - [MRU], CALGARY

Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1910Established Year
  9534Enrollment

Mount Royal University is a public university in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Also Known as MRU, it is committed to quality post-secondary education. It provides intellectually engaged learning opportunities in classes led by passionate professors.

Ranking and Standings

  • Ranked 53rd in Canada by Webometrics

Take a look at the key features

  • Accredited with AUCC, U Sports, AACTI, CBIE and CONAHEC
  • Total revenue of CAD 231 million that includes government grants, tuition and fees, services and products, etc.
  • Offers 12 degrees, 32 majors with average lecture size 29
  • Scholarships and bursaries worth CAD 3.8 million awarded to students in the year 2016-2017
  • Two residence complexes –West Residence and East Residence, which offer accommodation for 1,000 students.
  • Increase in number of international student enrolments from 2% to 3.5% in 2016-2017

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
ProgramsBachelor’s, University Transfer, Diplomas, Certificates, CSL
Number of students9,534 (2016)
Basic Tuition Fee for International StudentsCAD 21,500-23,000
Languages for CoursesEnglish, French, Italian, Japanese, Latin American Studies, Chinese, Spanish
Websitehttp://www.mtroyal.ca/

Statistical highlights

  • Has 1,679 full time equivalent employees
  • Total 9,534 Full Load Equivalent (FLE) students
  • 73% students are from Calgary
  • 2.1% of credential program students are studying on visa

Choose from a wide range of programs and courses offered in MRU

Bachelor’s degrees

Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, English, History, Policy Studies, Psychology, Sociology,Bachelor of Arts-Criminal JusticeBachelor of Business Administration-Accounting, General Management, Human Resources, Marketing
Bachelor of Child Studies - Child and Youth Care Counsellor, Early Learning and Child CareBachelor of Communication - Broadcast Media StudiesBachelor of Communication - Information Design
Bachelor of Communication - JournalismBachelor of Communication - Public RelationsBachelor of Computer Information Systems
Bachelor of Education – ElementaryBachelor of Health and Physical Education - Athletic Therapy, Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership, Physical Literacy, Sport and Recreation ManagementBachelor of Interior Design
Bachelor of MidwiferyBachelor of NursingBachelor of Science - Cellular and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, General Science, Geology, Health Science

University Transfer

Bachelor of Science-Computer Science

Diplomas

AviationSocial Work

Certificates

Advanced Studies in Critical Care NursingBusiness Administration- Advanced Accounting
Athletic TherapyBusiness Administration-Human Resources
Bridge to Canadian NursingBusiness Administration-Marketing
Environmental Science-

Degree/Diploma Access Routes

Academic UpgradingOpen Studies
University Entrance Option-

Occupational Diplomas and Certificates (credit free)

Embalmer CertificateFuneral Director Certificate
Funeral Service DiplomaMassage Therapy Certificate
Massage Therapy DiplomaPersonal Fitness Trainer Diploma

Explore the beautiful campus of MRU

  • The campus of Mount Royal University has an award winning eco-building Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning.
  • The campus has impressive residence buildings, state of the art classrooms and amazing recreation facilities.
  • MRU students can avail the benefits of various facilities such as 40 ft. climbing wall, computer labs, EnCana wellness Centre, etc.
  • It also has a library and Student’s Association Wyckham House.

Enjoy living in the Campus

MRU has two residence complexes- East residence and West residence. Both of them offer accommodation to 1,000 students.

East residence

  • It is comprised of one, two and four-bedroom townhouses arranged into triads.
  • It is close to a doctor's office, dentist's office, a pharmacy, and a food court – all available on campus.
  • There are grocery stores, restaurants, cinemas, and shopping centres nearby the residence.
  • One payment per semester covers accommodation and all utilities (Internet, cable, water, electricity, and heat), as well as regular maintenance.&
  • Installment plans are also available.

West Residence

It provides one, two and four bedroom apartments and four bedroom townhouses.

  • Two Resident Advisors (RAs) live in the West Residence townhouses and one RA lives on each floor of the apartment buildings.
  • RAs are upper-year students to support students through Residence experience and organize fun social events.

Rates for East Residence and West Residence (Winter 2018 and Spring/Summer 2018)

East townhousesPer termAcademic Year
4-bedroomCAD 2,822CAD 5,644*
2-bedroomCAD 3,067CAD 6,134*
1-bedroomCAD 4,000CAD 8,000
*Academic Year rate does not cover the Winter holiday closure time period.
  • In addition, CAD 30 Residence programming fee is to be paid per term for Fall and Winter.
  • Parking is not included.

International Students - Program Tuition/Costs

All program and living costs while studying at Mount Royal University is the responsibility of international students.

Here are the estimated costs you can expect:

Estimated Expenses *Living on Campus
Tuition/fees for International Students **CAD 21,500 - 23,000
Books/SuppliesCAD 1,500
Residence/RentCAD 5,800 - 6,300
TransportationCalgary Transit U-Pass included in tuition and fees
Living Expenses and Spending MoneyCAD 6,500
TOTALCAD 35,300 - CAD 37,300 Canadian Dollars

* average estimated costs for eight months (one full academic year) based on the 2018/2019 academic year. Additional fees may apply to specific programs.

** estimated costs based on five courses per semester

Avail the benefit of scholarships

Prospective (entrance) students (must apply for early admission by Feb. 1)

Award NameNumber of AwardsGeneral CriteriaAward AmountAdditional Information
President’s Scholarships25Academic achievement, extracurricular activities and leadershipCAD 7,500 (CAD 3,750 Fall Semester, CAD 3,750 Winter Semester)Applications available
October 1 Application deadline
March 1
Mount Royal Entrance Awards for Academic ExcellenceVariableAcademic achievement -90% in top two Group A subjects (competitive admission average) and 80% final average on five appropriate coursesCAD 1,000
Other Mount Royal Entrance awardsMore than 180 Awards-Up to CAD 6,000 each

Current (in-course) students 

Award NameNumber of AwardsAward AmountAdditional Information
In-course awards800 (approximately)Up to CAD 6,000 eachApplications available: October 1 Application deadline:March 1
  • Scholarship applications will be available online Oct. 1
  • Application deadline: March 1
  • In June or July, the students are confirmed about the scholarships

Know about the notable alumni

MRU provides its alumni campus benefits and services. These include perks which alumni receive as members of the Mount Royal University Alumni Association (MRUAA). Mount Royal University is home to some popular alumni mentioned below:

  • Bret Hart-Professional wrestler
  • Paul Brandt-Most awarded male country musician in Canadian history
  • Kent Hehr-Former Alberta MLA, member of Parliament and Minister of Veteran Affairs
  • Alvin Law-Motivational speaker
  • Kavan Smith-Canadian Actor
Find a Program
2 yearson-campusEnglish
$8,061 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
BROWSE STREAMS Social WorkSocial Work
4 yearson-campusEnglish
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsonlineEnglish
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yeardistanceEnglish
$4,094 - 8,061 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearson-campusEnglish
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearon-campusEnglish
$4,094 - 8,061 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yeardistanceEnglish
$4,094 - 8,061 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$4,094 - 8,061 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearon-campusEnglish
$5,293 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearson-campusEnglish
$8,061 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
BROWSE STREAMS AviationAviation
1 yeardistanceEnglish
$4,094 - 8,061 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$37,300 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 37,300
Bachelors Tuition Fees$37300
Diploma Tuition Fees$8061
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
24,768
International Students
200
Male : Female Ratio
37:63
Student : Faculty Ratio
26:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
February 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2018
End of Application process February 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 45
Application website www.applyalberta.c...
Accepts common App Yes
Direct Application No
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
18 %
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 83
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4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W., Calgary, AB
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