The University of Alberta is a research-intensive, innovative institution that attracts the best and brightest minds from around the world. With world-class facilities such as Canadas National Institute for Nanotechnology on our main campus, we are leading the way in research and discovery.
Our students choose from 200 undergraduate and 170 graduate programs, many of which are unique in Canada. We lead the country with the most 3M teaching awards (Canadas highest award for undergraduate teaching excellence) and rank second in Canada for external research funding, with more than $490 million. With 100 years of history, U of A is known globally. Our graduates are recognized as the leaders of tomorrow, building Knowledge Energy.
U of A is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canadaa modern city and the major hub for Albertas thriving oil and gas industries. The main campus is located in the centre of Edmonton, minutes from downtown and with great bus and subway access through the city. Home to 37,000 students, including 3,405 international students from 130 countries, U of A fosters a supportive and multicultural atmosphere within a vibrant research environment.