UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

University of Alberta

The University of Alberta is one of the world’s top 100 – and one of Canada’s top five – research intensive universities, with a reputation for excellence in discovery and translational research, scholarship and creative activities across diverse areas. Home to more than 100 research centres and institutes, 500 graduate programs and 200 undergraduate programs, the university is also one of Canada’s three national artificial intelligence hubs. The university’s more than 40,000 students come from 156 different countries, while our graduates enjoy one of the highest employment rates in Canada and among the best in the world, according to QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
31,622

Full-time (graduates)
5,444

Part-time (undergraduates)
2,037

Part-time (graduates)
1,846

Source: University of Alberta (2020 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$5,693

Graduate tuition fees:
$4,007

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$29,500

Graduate tuition fees:
$11,186

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2020-21) The tuition fees above are based on the Course-based format; the Thesis-based format fees are lower (within ~10 percent).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.


RESIDENCE