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University of Calgary

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university; a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude in Canada’s most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching, and fully integrated with the community of Calgary. Supporting industry and businesses locally, nationally and internationally, the University of Calgary strives to serve the community and reflect its values, while working to find solutions to some of the most challenging problems facing society today. As a major Canadian research-intensive institution, the University of Calgary has 14 faculties, 53 departments and more than 200 academic programs. The University of Calgary also has 77 Canada Research Chairs, generated $325 million of sponsored research income in 2013-14 and is home to 85 research centres building knowledge in areas including health, social sciences, business and energy and the environment. The University of Calgary is on the cusp of transformational change guided by a bold vision and ambitious plans. Among universities younger than 50 years, we currently rank first in Canada and among the top 10 worldwide, according to the QS ranking.
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
171=
2014
204
2015
196
2016
  • 47.20
    Overall Score
  • 45
    Academic Reputation
  • 65.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 29.6
    Faculty Student
  • 46.3
    Citations per Faculty
  • 80.4
    International Faculty
  • 65
    International Students
151-200
2014
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
  • 69.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 68.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 81.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.5
    H-index Citations
102
2014
109
2015
  • 72.60
    Overall Score
  • 71.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 53.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 71.5
    H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,554
International
730

Number of students

28,677
Postgraduate 18%
Undergraduate 82%

Number of international students

5,738
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%
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.