University of Alberta

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University of Alberta
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University of Alberta



Founded in 1908, the University of Alberta is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of Edmonton’s medium-sized city (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Alberta. This institution also has branch campuses in the following location(s): Camrose. Officially accredited/recognized by the Alberta Advanced Education, the University of Alberta (UofA) is a huge (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Alberta (UofA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctorate degrees in several study areas. This 109 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UofA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students, including a library, housing, sports facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.



Name University of Alberta
Acronym UofA
Founded 1908
Motto Quaecumque vera
Whatsoever things are true
Colours Green and gold
Screenshot University of Alberta Screenshot



Address 116 St. and 85 Ave.
T6G 2R3 Alberta
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
 Phone +1 (780) 492-3111
Fax +1 (780) 492 1488
Other locations Camrose



Undergraduate Postgraduate
Pre-Bachelor degrees Bachelor degrees Master degrees Doctoral degree
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Local students  $
International students $



Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Office of the Registrar and Student Awards, 201 Administration Building, University of Alberta
Edmonton T6G 2M7
Phone +1 (780) 492 3113

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Alberta‘s Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.



Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None



Library University Library Yes Go to University of Alberta's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sports Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported



Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Alberta Advanced Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation

Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Alberta as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations that do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies, taking into consideration the above criteria.



  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Group of Thirteen (G13)
  • Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie (AUFC)
  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Association of University Forestry Schools of Canada (AUFSC)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)


University of Alberta
Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Arts School of Business, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Extension, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Law School of Library and Information Studies, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Native Studies, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation School of Public Health, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Science Augustana, Faculty Faculte’ Saint-Jean St. Joseph’s College St. Stephen’s College




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