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University of Alberta

Location

North Campus, Edmonton Canada

Ranking

# 110QS World University Rankings

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216Undergraduate programs

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109Postgraduate programs

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About University of Alberta

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 nearly 40,000 students, including more than 7,000 international students from over 150 countries, the U of A fosters a supportive and multicultural atmosphere within a vibrant research environment.

About University of Alberta

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 nearly 40,000 students, including more than 7,000 international students from over 150 countries, the U of A fosters a supportive and multicultural atmosphere within a vibrant research environment.

University information

General

613+
3+
6+
88+

Bachelor

1200+
3+
6+
90+
30,547
80%
20%
8,406
63%
37%
3,493
58%
42%

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Rankings & ratings

University of Alberta is one of the top public universities in Edmonton, Canada. It is ranked #110 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #108
  • 2014
    #96
  • 2015
    #84
  • 2016
    #=96
  • 2017
    #94
  • 2018
    #=90
  • 2019
    #109
  • 2020
    #113
  • 2021
    #119
  • 2022
    #126
  • 2023
    #110

Ranking criteria

56.9
Overall
55.1
Academic Reputation
48.9
Employer Reputation
51.5
Faculty Student Ratio
53.9
Citations per Faculty
95.3
International Faculty Ratio
76.9
International Students Ratio
96.1
International Research Network
41
Employment Outcomes

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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.

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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.

Dental Hygiene

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