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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
=204
2016
=196
2017
217
2018
  • 45.8
    Overall Score
  • 42.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 43.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 56.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 35
    Faculty Student
  • 82.5
    International Faculty
  • 61.3
    International Students
36
2017
  • 78.6
    Overall Score
  • 77.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 85.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 70.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 80
    H-index Citations
9
2015
12
2016
81-90
2017
151-160
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 43.5-45.1
    Overall Score
  • 40.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 83.8
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 72.2
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,689
International
809

Number of students

30,195
Postgraduate 19%
Undergraduate 81%

Number of international students

5,980
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.

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