University of Calgary

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University of Calgary

 

OVERVIEW

Founded in 1966, University of Calgary is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Calgary (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Alberta. Officially accredited/recognized by the Alberta Advanced Education, University of Calgary (UofC) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Calgary (UofC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 51 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Canadian higher education organization a most particular institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UofC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities and activities, financial aids and scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Name University of Calgary
Acronym UofC
Founded 1966
Motto Mo Shùile Togam Suas
I will lift up mine eyes
Colours Red, gold and black
Screenshot University of Calgary Screenshot

 

LOCATION

Address 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary
MLB 117 Alberta
Canada
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
 Phone +1 (403) 210 7625
Fax +1 (403) 220 0762

 

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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  $ 5,593.5 CAD
International students  $ 12,695.9 CAD

 

ADMISSIONS

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 entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office MLB 117, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary MLB 117
Phone +1 (403) 210 7625

 

 

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

 

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Calgary'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  Yes

Important: please contact or visit the University of Calgary‘s official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

 

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Alberta Advanced Education

Year of first Accreditation

1966

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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 license the University of Calgary 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 legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a particular 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)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

 

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

University of Calgary
Faculty of Communication and Culture, Werklund School of Education, Faculty of Environmental Design, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Haskayne School of Business, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Kinesiology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Nursing, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,

 

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