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University of Alberta

The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of Canada's top teaching and research universities, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences.

The University of Alberta has 18 faculties on five campuses-four in Edmonton, one in Camrose. North Campus has 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks nestled on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River. Campus Saint-Jean is a French-language campus, a one-of-a-kind gem in the heart of Edmonton's francophone community. Augustana is a historic campus in a vibrant rural community with an intimate residential learning environment. South Campus contains extensive land for agricultural research and is home to several recreational facilities. Enterprise Square forms a hub in Edmonton's downtown for learners at all stages of life and for entrepreneurs creating businesses out of new research.

The University of Alberta is located in one of the northernmost major cities in the world. Edmonton is a city with one million residents and one of Canada's strongest local economies. Like the university, Edmonton is a place where people come together to build, create and change things for the better. It is a place where good ideas have a strong chance to become reality.

The Faculty of Native Studies, the only faculty of its kind in Canada, provides undergraduate programs specializing in the study of Aboriginal experiences and issues of language, culture, land, and resources.

The U of A Libraries is Canada's second-largest research library containing more than 4.7 million titles, 8.7 million volumes, 1.3 million e-books, and 1,700 databases.

The Peter Lougheed Leadership College offers students an inclusive, interdisciplinary undergraduate leadership development program. Students gain real-world advice from established professionals in their specific industries or subject areas.

Important Facts

Student Opportunities

The University of Alberta offers hundreds of options for students to expand their education and experience beyond their courses.

Student Groups

More than 425 student groups provide students with opportunities to pursue academic, cultural, recreational, and political interests. Students also participate in university governance as part of the Students' Union and the Graduate Students' Association.

Study Abroad

The U of A gives students opportunities to study at dozens of partner institutions around the world. Exchanges are also available with fellow members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a consortium of 23 top research universities.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The Undergraduate Research Initiative provides funding to undergraduate students to pursue research and creative activities. Since it opened in 2011, the initiative has supported 410 projects with $5,000 stipends.

Community Service Learning

In the Community Service-Learning Program, students gain hands-on experiences and draw real-life connections to social issues while giving back to their community. Since launching 12 years ago, the program has seen a 900 percent increase in enrolment and a fourfold increase in community partners.

Employability

Benefiting from multiple internship and work experience programs as well as job shadowing and career mentoring opportunities, U of A graduates rank #2 in Canada for employment rate.

Ranking / Awards

Rankings

The U of A is one of the world's top research universities — fourth in Canada and eighty-first in the world for research impact. From making discoveries that answer fundamental questions to building new businesses and industries, to improving human health and fostering social change, our researchers are at the forefront of advancing knowledge for the benefit of all.

Paleontology

  • #3 In the world (CWUR)

Forestry

  • #5 In the world (CWUR)

Geology

  • #5 In the world (CWUR)

Petroleum Engineering

  • #5 In the world (CWUR)

Transplantation

  • #6 In the world (CWUR)

Sports-related

  • #7 In the world (QS)

Features

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Financials

Annual Cost of living 10000 CAD /year
Average Annual UG Fee 29500 CAD
Average Annual PG Fee 39500 CAD
Application Fee 125 CAD

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Contact Information

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Campus Information

North Campus

Our original campus that blends the historic with cutting edge: University of Alberta's North Campus is located in the province's capital of Edmonton, on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River valley. It covers 50 city blocks, with abundant green spaces among its 150 buildings.

Campus Saint-Jean

"The U of A en fran├žais" - a one-of-a kind gem in the heart of Edmonton's francophone community a short shuttle ride from the North Campus. Campus Saint-Jean offers degree programs in arts, commerce, education, engineering, science, nursing, and conservation and environmental sciences, as well as master's programs in education and arts.

Augustana Campus

Located in Camrose, Augustana Campus offers degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences in an intimate residential learning environment. Specializations include a signature outdoor education program, sport programs, and international study opportunities.

Enterprise Square

Creating a vibrant hub in downtown Edmonton's historic former Bay Building, Enterprise Square is home to TEC Edmonton, Faculty of Extension, Alberta School of Business executive education and family business programs, Advancement and Alumni Relations.

South Campus

Much of our agricultural research takes place at South Campus' Edmonton Research Station. Another prominent sight on this campus is the Saville Community Sports Centre, a 32,516-square-metre, multi-use recreation centre that is home to 14 varsity athletic teams, several community sports clubs, and the Canadian women's national basketball team.

Calgary Centre

The U of A's Calgary Centre houses staff from University Relations; Advancement; the Registrar's Office; the Faculty of Engineering; the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences; the Alberta School of Business; and the School of Public Health. Its purpose is to engage Calgary-area alumni, prospective students and donors.

Programs Offered

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Bachelor of Science

  • Length 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 88500 CAD
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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • Length 04 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 158000 CAD
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MSc in Mechanical Engineering

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