UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

University of Alberta

The University of Alberta is a research-intensive post-secondary ranked in the top five in Canada and top 150 in the world. The U of A leads with purpose and has a reputation for discovery, innovation and community and industry partnerships. U of A faculty and students have created almost 130 active spinoff companies. The university’s connections with post-secondary institutions around the world are strong and include 750 research and study agreements in 84 countries.

In the rapidly evolving field of artificial intelligence, the U of A is ranked No. 2 in the world. The university is also a global leader in research, knowledge translation and innovation in nanotechnology, energy systems, gender studies, precision health, agriculture and food production, smart buildings, transportation and devices.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
31,368

Full-time (graduates)
5,689

Part-time (undergraduates)
2,431

Part-time (graduates)
1,804

Source: University of Alberta (2021 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$6,091

Graduate tuition fees:
$4,193 - $4,287

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$29,500

Graduate tuition fees:
$8,700 - $11,186

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2021-22). Graduate fees are thesis-based and course-based, respectively. The course-based fees reflect a full time course load of 18 credits per year.

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