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University of Alberta

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Alberta is one of Canada’s top universities and among the world’s leading public research-intensive universities, with a reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences. Home to world-leading facilities such as Canada’s National Institute for Nanotechnology and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, the U of A attracts the best and brightest minds from around the globe. Our students choose from 400 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in 18 faculties. We lead the country with the most 3M national teaching fellowships (Canada’s highest award for undergraduate teaching excellence). With over 100 years of history and 250,000 alumni, the U of A is known globally for equipping graduates with the knowledge and skills to be tomorrow’s leaders.” The U of A is located in Edmonton, Alberta, a dynamic city with one million residents and the major hub for Alberta’s thriving energy industry. The main campus, in the centre of Edmonton, is minutes from downtown with bus and subway access through the city. Home to over 39,000 students, including more than 7,000 international students from 152 countries, the U of A fosters a supportive and multicultural atmosphere within a vibrant research environment.
108
2012
96
2013
84
2014
96
2015
70.10
Overall Score
79.5
Academic Reputation
68.7
Employer Reputation
56.7
Faculty Student
90.3
International Faculty
82.9
International Students
56.5
Citations per Faculty
4
2016
90.90
Overall Score
92.2
Academic Reputation
85
Employer Reputation
92.6
Citations per Paper
89.9
H-index Citations
97
2013
91
2014
89
2015
74.50
Overall Score
76.6
Academic Reputation
62.1
Employer Reputation
78.7
Citations per Paper
72
H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,509
International
1,247

Number of students

32,353
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

8,268
Postgraduate 40%
Undergraduate 60%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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