University of Alberta- Overview


About University of Alberta

The University of Alberta (The U of A) is among the top 100 universities across the globe and is recognized by leading ranking bodies, such as the Times Higher Education and Maclean’s which rank it in the top five institutions in Canada.

The U of A offers students many on-campus accommodation options. In addition, outside of classrooms, there are 450 student clubs for students to choose from.

The U of A is home to more than 7,000 international students from 133 countries. It offers more than 200 programs of study covering a range of subject areas.. The U of A is internationally known for its research and enjoys external research funding of over CAD 513 million every year.

It has its campuses in and around Edmonton, which is an economic hub and one of the youngest and fastest growing cities in Canada known for its dynamic culture. Alberta is well connected to industry for bright employment opportunities for students during and on completion of study.

Undergraduate Programs

 The University of Alberta offers over 200 undergraduate programs.

Graduate Programs

The University of Alberta offers a full range of master’s and PhD programs.

University of Alberta Data

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