University of Calgary, Canada

Canada

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

The University of Calgary was founded in the year 1908 which later became a University of Alberta branch in the year 1944 before completely establishing itself as an autonomous and separate University with the same name in the year 1966. The main campus of the University of Calgary is located in Alberta’s northwest quadrant and the other campus - South Campus is located near the city centre. As per the QS World University Rankings 2022, the University of Calgary ranked 235th in the world and 10th in Canada. Again In the U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking 2022, the university ranked 169th globally and seventh nationally.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

There are two campuses of the University of Calgary - main campus and south campus. While the main campus of the university is located in the northwest part of Alberta city, the south campus is situated near the city centre. Also, the University of Calgary has a total of 5 branches out of which only one is in Qatar, Doha while the remaining four are in Calgary itself. There are over 85 research institutes in the University along with 55 departments and 14 faculties. Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Cumming School of Medicine, Werklund School of Education, etc. constitute the University of Calgary faculties, that offer close to 250 programmes.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The University of Calgary believes that its alumni are their biggest proof of success and the success story of each alumnus can motivate and encourage the current students. Keeping this thing in mind, the University organises various events like Alumni Culinary experience, Alumni Exclusive Tours, Alumni Night, Idea Exchange etc where the ex-students interact with each other to share their valuable experiences. Students after graduating from the University of Calgary become able leaders and take their respective communities forward effectively. The alumni also receive various kinds of awards like the Arch Awards for their exceptional commitment, innovation and leadership qualities. The alumni can also get in touch with a pool of mentors through the UCalgary Mentor Link to seek career guidance and explore network building. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The glorious history and the stature of the University of Calgary attracts an astonishing number of students from all across the world. The International students receive all types of support and help like adjusting to the lifestyle of Canada and the university environment through the University’s International Student Services (ISS) initiative. Various events are organised by the University in association with the ISS to help the students transition into the local environment smoothly. The University of Calgary also has a fully-functional Student Recruitment Advisor team who are specific to each region, country and province and who help the students to choose a perfect career for themselves post graduating. 

University of Calgary Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - CAD 16,642 (2021-22)

Masters - CAD 13,386 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall & Winter

Average GPA Requirement

3.7

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1100; ACT - 24; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 86; GRE - 309; GMAT - 600 (if CGPA <3.3)

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

March 1, 2022

Percentage of International Students

21.48%

Size of Campus (in acres)

490

Alumni Worldwide

185k+

Female to Male Ratio

53:47

University of Calgary Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

151 - 200

151 - 200

151 - 200

151 - 200

QS World University Ranking 

235

246

233

229

NA

Times Higher Education (THE)

201 - 250

200

201 - 250

199

201 - 250

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

169

NA

NA

NA

NA

University of Calgary Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA

201 - 250

251 - 300

251 - 300

NA

Times Higher Education (THE)

201 - 250

200

201 - 250

199

201 - 250

U.S. News & World Report - Business and Economics

151

NA

NA

NA

NA

Computer Science

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

201 - 250

200

201 - 250

199

201 - 250

U.S. News & World Report - Computer Science

319

NA

NA

NA

NA

QS - Computer Science and Information Systems

NA

201 - 250

201 - 250

201 - 250

201 - 250

Engineering 

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

176

200

197

248

Times Higher Education (THE)

201 - 250

200

201 - 250

199

201 - 250

U.S. News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PG

193

NA

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PG

284

NA

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - UG Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering

222

NA

NA

NA

NA

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

201 - 250

200

201 - 250

199

201 - 250

QS - Law and Legal Studies

NA

NA

251 - 300

201 - 250

151 - 200

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