University of Alberta

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University of Alberta

 

OVERVIEW

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

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

NameUniversity of Alberta
AcronymUofA
Founded1908
MottoQuaecumque vera
Whatsoever things are true
ColoursGreen and gold
ScreenshotUniversity of Alberta Screenshot

 

LOCATION

Address116 St. and 85 Ave.
Edmonton
T6G 2R3 Alberta
Canada
Population range500,000-1,000,000
 Phone+1 (780) 492-3111
Fax+1 (780) 492 1488
Other locationsCamrose

 

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

UndergraduatePostgraduate
Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Local students $
International students$

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender AdmissionGender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International StudentsInternational Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission SelectionAdmission Selection Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades
Admission RateAdmission Rate Not available
Admission OfficeOffice 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.

 

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student EnrollmentTotal Student Enrolment 35,000-39,999
Academic StaffTotal Faculty and Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control TypeControl Type Public
Entity TypeEntity Type Non-Profit
Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar Semesters
Campus SettingCampus Setting Urban
Religious AffiliationNone

 

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

LibraryUniversity Library Yes Go to University of Alberta's Library
HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sports FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities Yes
Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids Yes
Study AbroadStudy Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance LearningNot reported

 

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Alberta Advanced Education

Year of first Accreditation

1908

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 which 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.

 

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • 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)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

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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