The University of Alberta (UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The research-intensive university is currently amongst the top 5 universities in Canada, according to QS World University Rankings.
Connected with nearly 400 teaching and research partnerships in more than 50 countries, it attracts more than 39,000 students from 152 countries. According to QS World Rankings, these are the top courses at UAlberta.
|Ranking Agency||Global Rank|
|QS World University Rankings 2018||#90|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018||#119|
|Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017||#101-150|
|CWUR World University Rankings 2017||#106|
|Ranking Agency||Subject/Area||Global Rank|
|QS WUR by Subject 2018||Sports-Related Subjects||10|
|Engineering - Mineral and Mining||14|
|Education and Training||41|
|Pharmacy and Pharmacology||47|
|Times Higher Education Rankings 2018||Education||60|
|Clinical, pre-clinical and health||77|
|Year of Establishment||1908|
|Type of University||Public|
|Chancellor||Douglas R. Stollery|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||30,853|
|Number of Graduate Students||7,458|
|Number of International Students||5060 Undergraduates and 2804 Graduates|
|Tuition Fee Range||CAD 1518 to CAD 7794 (For 6 credit UG Course International Students)|
|English Proficiency Test Scores Accepted||IELTS, TOEFL, CAEL, CanTEST, CAE, CPE, MELAB and PTE|
1. North Campus (Main)
2. South Campus - For Agriculture Studies
3. Augustana Campus - For Liberal Arts and Sciences
4. Campus Saint-Jean - Focuses on French
5. Enterprise Square - For Business and Executive Education
UAlberta has 2 affiliated colleges:
|Faculty of Agriculture Life and Environmental Sciences||Faculty of Business|
|Faculty of Arts||Augustana Faculty|
|Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research||Faculty of Education|
|Faculty of Engineering||Faculty of Extension|
|Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research||Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation|
|Faculty of Law||Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry|
|Faculty of Native Studies||Faculty of Nursing|
|Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences||Faculté Saint-Jean (English)|
|Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine||Faculty of Science|
Programs in almost all the major fields like Arts, Science, Kinesiology, Commerce, and Pharmacy are taught at the university.
You are supposed to take English Language Proficiency exams to be eligible.
|Exam||Minimum Score Required|
|Canadian Students||CAD 729 to CAD 2,273|
|International Students||CAD 1,518 to CAD 7,794|
Note: Accommodation and meal charges are not included.
|For Canadians||Thesis-based Master’s and Doctoral course||CAD 5,625|
|-||Course-based Masters||CAD 5,560|
|For International Students||Thesis-based Master’s and Doctoral course||CAD 9,020|
|-||Course-based Masters||CAD 9,995|
The office of Registrar provides around CAD 28 million for scholarships, awards, bursaries, and emergency loans for undergraduate students.
|Global Citizenship Scholarship for IB Diploma International Students||Awarded to a student on Study Permit from Aga Khan Academies operating under the AKA agency||Up to CAD 40,000|
|Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation International Student-Athlete Award||Awarded to a Golden Bears and/or Pandas student-athlete on Study Permit||Variable|
|May Quon Undergraduate Scholarship||Awarded to a student on a study permit who has a superior academic achievement||Up to CAD 45,000|
|University of Alberta Vietnam Award||Awarded to students on Study Permits sponsored by the Government of Vietnam with superior academic achievement||Up to CAD 45,000|
|International Student Scholarship||Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering into their first undergraduate degree program, studying on a Student Visa Permit.||Up to CAD 9,000|
The scholarship is based on academic excellence, leadership qualities demonstrated in extracurricular activities and a letter of recommendation from teacher/counselor. The student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 in upcoming years to receive the renewal of this scholarship.
The University of Alberta has residential facilities for all students. 1 bedroom and 2-bedroom dormitory-style rooms are a major component of residences. Most of the residents must opt for a meal plan mandatorily.The first-year students can apply for the residence directly through their application form. Candidates applying before April 30, 2018, will get residence positively.
|-||8-Month Contract||4-Month Contract|
|Double Room||CAD 7,506||CAD 3,927|
|Single Room||CAD 8,771||CAD 4,589|
In 8-month contract, you can pay in 2 equal installments of CAD 3,753 for a double room or CAD 4,385 for a single room. This plan is not available for 4-month contracts.
Note: The other residence fees for services like cleaning and repair, administration fee etc. is not included in the given payment plans.
International students may be permitted to work while study depending upon their registration status and location of employment. There are mainly three types of employment.
The students carrying a valid study permit need no work permit at any employment facility within the boundary of the university’s Edmonton UAlberta campus, Enterprise Square, South campus, Campus Saint-Jean and North Campus.
Visiting and exchange program students can also work with a valid study permit.
Students require a study permit to apply for off-campus, full-time work opportunities in an academic, vocational and professional training programs. It can for a degree, diploma, or certificate.
Students must have a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to work off-campus. Under this program, students can:
Students who require Co-op as a part of their program will require a co-op work permit. ELP, Open Studies, Special and visiting students are not eligible for working off-campus.
Students must submit the application to CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) for a valid study permit within 90 days of completion of the program.
The University of Alberta Alumni Association is a robust organization of more than 280,000 members. All alumni automatically become lifetime members of the Alumni Association without any fee.
The University of Alberta is famous for producing eminent personalities including:
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$25041|
|Diploma Tuition Fees||$24502|
Established in the year 1908, the University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is also known as U of A and UAlberta.