University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton, Canada

  • 1908

    Established
  • 9036

    International Students
  • 41

    No. of Programs
  • 113

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Ranking & Affiliations

The University of Alberta is a public research university that was established in 1908. It is situated in Edmonton city, Alberta province of Canada and has four campuses in Edmonton (north main campus), and one campus in Camrose (Augustana Campus). The University of Alberta is ranked as number 96 in the world according to the Centre of World University Ranking (CWUR). It is also the fourth top university in 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 in Canada. It is the member university of U15 Universities (an association of 15 Canadian research universities) and World University Network (a non-profit group of 23 research universities from different countries).

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 to offer the best services to students and maintain its world ranking in the future. The campus of the 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. Every year, students from across 156 countries enrol for admission in various courses at the University of Alberta. The university offers numerous courses under eighteen faculties. In total, more than 200 undergraduate courses and 500 plus graduate courses are offered at the university.

Accomplishments & Alumni

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. The university is home to experts in both emerging and established fields such as artificial intelligence, health, clean technology, aerospace, among many others. The university's expertise is sought by industry partners like IBM, Google Brain, 3M, Mercedes, Amazon, HP, Cisco, to name a few. Overall, it attracts over $500 million in research funding every year from various sources including industry, public donors, governments, etc.

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 UAlberta 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. In addition, the university's Career Centre organises events and provides students with opportunities to improve their resume or interview skills and find jobs upon graduation.

University of Alberta Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - CAD 39,500 (2021-22)

Masters - CAD $25,200 (2020-21)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring, Summer & Winter

Average GPA Requirement

2.7-3.5 (Varies)

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1200; ACT - 26; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 90; GRE - 323; GMAT - 550

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts, English language proficiency test scores.

Admissions Deadlines

Spring/Summer - March 1, Winter - Nov 15, Fall - March 1 

(Varies by program)

Percentage of International Students

28%

Size of Campus (in acres)

200+

Alumni Worldwide

300k+

Females to Males Ratio

55:45

University of Alberta Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

NA

101-150

101-150

101-150

QS

126

119

113

109

230

Times Higher Education (THE)

125

131

136

132

161

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

138

139

139

81

University of Alberta Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Global MBA

NA

141-150

141-150

101-110

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA

101-150

101-150

51-100

Times Higher Education (THE)

90

93

101-125

NA

Computer Science

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

101-125

101-125

101-125

101-125

Engineering

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

112

107

148

Times Higher Education (THE) - PG Engineering and Technology

101-125

126-150

126-150

101-125

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

NA

151-175

151

101-125

83

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Programs

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  • M.S in Computing Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      2 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 4,58,600

  • MBA in Finance

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      20 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 8,97,700

  • M.E in Engineering Management

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      18 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 4,58,600

  • MBA in International Business

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 5,900

    • Duration

      20 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 8,97,700

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Scholarship

International Student Scholarships

Overseas students who have applied for admissions to one of the courses offered at the University of Alberta will be eligible for these scholarships based on their academic performance.

Value: $9,000

Applicable: No application required. Students are automatically considered at the time of admissions. The scholarships are only applicable to those students entering the first year of an undergraduate programme at the university.

Eligibility: Candidates will be selected for the scholarships if they display superior academics. Students must be studying under a Student Visa Permit as well.

Gold Standard Scholarship

Value: $6,000

Applicable: Top 5% of the students in each faculty will be offered the scholarship based on the admission average.

Eligibility: Students must display excellent academic performance.
 

University of Alberta International Country Scholarship

Value: $5,000

Applicable: Students who display excellent academic record will be considered for the scholarship. Candidates will be selected based on the region of the eligible candidate’s high school region.

Eligibility: Candidates must display a high academic record. They must also be studying under a Student Visa Permit.
 

University of Alberta International Entrance Citation

Value: $40,000 (payable over 4 years)

Applicable: Candidates need to submit applications to be eligible for this scholarship.

Eligibility: Students who display a superior admission average and have displayed leadership skills will be eligible for the scholarship. Candidates entering the first year of an undergraduate degree on a Student Visa Permit will only be considered.
 

University of Alberta Centenary Scholarship

Value: $30,000 (payable over 3 years)

Application: Candidates will be asked to submit an application to avail the scholarship.

Eligibility: Candidates who have displayed a superior admission average with good leadership skills will be eligible for the scholarships. Students entering the first year of an undergraduate degree will be considered.
 

International Leadership Scholarship

Value: $7,500

Application: Candidates are required to apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility: Students who are well-rounded and with an admission average of 80% or higher, entering the first year of an undergraduate degree at the university will be considered for the scholarship. Students studying on a Student Visa Permit will be assessed through various leadership roles and their accomplishments, for them to be considered for the scholarship.

Campus Location

University of Alberta

116 St. and 85 Ave., Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2R3

http://www.uofa.ualberta.ca/contactualberta | 001-7804923111 | bpadvisor@ualberta.ca

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