Mount Royal University (MRU) students develop new skills, build networks and discover the world through arts, sciences, health, business and communication studies. Based in Calgary, Alberta, the university offers many opportunities for students to develop into work-ready graduates.
For over 100 years the university has provided a top post-secondary education. Experienced and passionate faculty teach future-focused programs that meet the needs of evolving industries. Small class sizes mean that students receive the type of individualized attention from faculty that enhances the personalized learning process.
Students can choose from a large selection of diverse and exciting programs. Many include hands-on learning in simulation, computer and science labs, or practical experiences in placements and industry.
The university provides a safe and inclusive community environment and the International Student Support Centre offers dedicated support for international students. The university fosters a sense of community on campus and students always feel that they belong. All students can take advantage of extensive academic support, career advice, recreational amenities and other facilities.
Calgary is an unrivalled location for students and was ranked the fifth most liveable city in the world by The Economist in 2020. There are countless activities close by for all to enjoy, from festivals to one of the largest bike networks in North America.
Mount Royal has twice been named the best post-secondary institution in Calgary and was awarded the Community Choice Award by Star Metro in 2019. Students also rank the university among the top institutions in Canada for teaching quality and overall experience.
One of the university's best features is the personal attention it gives to each student. It attracts talented learners from all around the world, inviting them to an intellectually stimulating environment where they can prepare for their dream careers.