One of Canada's top teaching and research universities, the University of Alberta (U of A) has an international reputation for excellence across several disciplines. This includes humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences.
Set across five campuses in the city of Edmonton, it offers more than 200 undergraduate programs and 500 graduate programs across 18 faculties. Hosting over 38,000 students from across 156 countries, its international community is around 9,000 students.
The U of A is ranked 4th in Canada and 81st in the world for research impact (NTU Ranking 2019), with several of its subjects ranking very highly. The university is also ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world (Centre for World University Rankings, 2021).
Students can take advantages of opportunities to study abroad, with dozens of partner institutions around the world. Exchanges are also available with fellow members of the Worldwide Universities Networks, a consortium of 23 top research universities.
Edmonton is one of the youngest and fastest growing cities in Canada. It is an economic hub which is well-connected to industry for those that want to take advantage of employment opportunities before and after graduation.