University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton, Canada

  • 1908

  • 9036

    International Students
  • 41

    No. of Programs
  • 113

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Ranking & Affiliations

The University of Alberta is a public research university which was established in 1908. It is situated in Edmonton city, Alberta province of Canada. The university has four campuses in Edmonton (north main campus), and one campus in Camrose (Augustana Campus). The University of Alberta offers numerous courses under eighteen faculties. More than 200 undergraduate courses and 500 plus graduate courses are offered at the university. Every year students from across 156 countries enrol for admission in various courses at the University of Alberta.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Along with its excellent research and teaching programmes, the geographical location and the campus of the University of Alberta are also reasons why the university is a centre of attraction for domestic and international students. It aims at continuing offering the best services to students and maintain its world ranking in the future. The campus of University of Alberta is equipped with housing facilities, recreational services, fitness and wellness centres, clubs, athletics, etc. The authorities ensure that students get all amenities for a comfortable stay and an enhanced learning environment.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The University of Alberta is ranked as number 96 in the world according to Centre of World University Ranking (CWUR). It is also the fourth top university of Canada. It is recognised as one of the best research universities across the world. According to Research Infosource 2018 report, it is the fifth-best research University of Canada. It is the member university of U15 Universities (an association of 15 Canadian research university) and World University Network (a non-profit group of 23 research university from different countries). More than 275,000 alumni have graduated from the University of Alberta, including Governor General Roland Michener, Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin, Prime Minister Joe Clark; Alberta premiers Peter Lougheed, Jim Prentice, Dave Hancock, and Rachel Notley, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Nobel laureate Richard E. Taylor.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Apart from the top-notch education offered at the University of Alberta, another extremely important reason that has given it the status of a premier university globally is its diversity. Students from all around the world apply for admission to the various programmes offered at the University of Alberta and are shortlisted after going through tough competition. The university encourages its students to learn from each other’s culture and traditions and believes that this can make the entire process of learning even more enriching.


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University of Alberta

116 St. and 85 Ave., Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2R3 | 001-7804923111 |

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