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.