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Top reasons to study at University of Alberta

  • Ranked among the top 5 universities in Canada and top 100 in the world
  • Guaranteed Tuition model, meaning your tuitiion does not increase during your program
  • 25- $120K President's International Distinction Scholarships Award each year
  • Co-op and paid work experience opportunities in many programs
  • Guaranteed place in residence for first year students who apply by 30 April
  • Graduates can apply for the three year Post-Graduation work permit for Canada
  • Top 100 in the world for Graduate Employment outcomes

About University of Alberta

Country Canada
Number of courses 371
Year founded 1908
Number of students 44069

The University of Alberta, Canada, is a top teaching and research institution with an outstanding reputation for excellence and renowned opportunities for undergraduate students. It is consistently ranked among the top five universities in Canada and in 2023 was ranked 91st in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. With customisable degrees, students at the University of Alberta can tailor their undergraduate experience to ensure they graduate equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen careers.

As well as offering a world-class education and competitive tuition rates in one of Canada's most affordable urban centres, international students will also receive a tuition guarantee offered for the duration of their programme. This means students tuition will not increase during the degree.  The University also offers Twenty Five, 120K President's International Distinction Scholarships to taltented international students earch year. 

The University of Alberta is home to over 450 student clubs and groups, providing ample opportunities for international students to engage in extracurricular activities and build lasting connections. First year students who apply for residence by 30 April are guaranteed a place in university residence.

Upon graduation from the University of Alberta, students are able to apply for the three-year Post Graduation Canadian Work Permit.

UAlberta offers close to 900 rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in 18 faculties on five campuses—including one rural and one francophone campus. Many UAlberta programs are ranked in the global top 50. A full program listing is viewable at

Over 40,000 students study at UAlberta, including over 9,000 international students from nearly 150 countries.There are more than 275,000 UAlberta alumni worldwide. Explore more at

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Courses at University of Alberta

There are 371 courses listed from University of Alberta. These are displayed below in alphabetical order:

Fees, Funding and Scholarships at University of Alberta

The University of Alberta offers a wide ranges of scholarships to international students. You will be evaluated for these scholarships when you apply for admission. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer. We'll assess you for a match to the following three schoolarship. If you are eligible for an admission-based scholarship we will contact you directly!

  • International Admissions Scholarship-up to $5,000
  • Regional Excellence Scholarship- up to $5,000
  • Gold Standard Scholarship- up to $6,000

You can also apply for our prestigious application based scholarships. Each year we award twenty five, $120K President's International Distinction scholarships. 

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Accommodation Information for Students

U of A offers residence for all levels of study and guarantees a space in residence for first year students who apply for residence by 30 April. Living in on-campus residence is highly recommended for first year students especially to support student success; students who live in residence have a higher GPA on average in their first year. Benefits of living in residence include a meal plan, peer tutor program, proximity to classes and campus life, lifelong connections, and leadership opportunities. It is much easier to make friends when living in residence compared to living off campus. For more more information and costs visit 

Facts about University of Alberta

  • Year institution founded: 1908
  • Total enrolled: 44069

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