- 40,061 students from 156 countries
- 80% undergraduate students, 20% graduate students
- 14,438 employees
- $12.3 billion annual impact on Alberta economy
- one of Canada's Greenest Employers since 2009
- more than 290,000 alumni
- $348.5 billion annual revenue of organizations founded by alumni
- $1.4 billion endowment
- 18 faculties
- 5 campuses
- 200+ undergraduate programs
- 500+ graduate programs
- 100+ institutes and centres
- 800+ teaching and research agreements with 50 countries
- 41 3M National Teaching Fellows (most in Canada)
- 75 Rhodes Scholars
- Athletic excellence: 78 national titles (3rd most in Canada), 2,907 Academic All-Canadians (most in Canada)
North Campus (original): Located in the province’s capital of Edmonton,
on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River valley, the campus covers about
50 city blocks, with abundant green spaces among its 150 buildings.
South Campus: Much of the university’s agricultural research in areas such
as food safety and crop use for food and industrial products takes place at the
Edmonton Research Station. A prominent sight on this campus is the Saville Community Sports Centre, a 32,516-square-metre, multi-use recreation centre
that is home to 14 varsity athletic teams, several community sports clubs, and
the Canadian women’s national basketball team.
Augustana Campus: An hour’s drive from Edmonton in the rural community
of Camrose, Augustana Campus offers degree programs in the liberal arts and
sciences in an intimate residential learning environment. Specializations
include a signature outdoor education program, nationally competitive sport
programs, and international study opportunities.
Campus Saint-Jean: “The U of A en français”—is a one-of-a kind gem in
the heart of Edmonton’s francophone community a short shuttle ride from the
North Campus. A French-language campus, Campus Saint-Jean offers degree
programs in arts, commerce, education, engineering (first year), science,
nursing, and conservation and environmental sciences, as well as master’s
programs in education and arts.
Enterprise Square: Creating a vibrant hub in downtown Edmonton’s historic
former Bay Building, Enterprise Square is home to TEC Edmonton, the Faculty
of Extension, the Alberta School of Business executive education and family
business programs, and administrative units including Advancement and Alumni Relations.
Calgary: Though not technically a campus, the U of A’s Calgary Centre
houses staff from University Relations; Advancement; the Registrar's Office; the Faculty of Engineering; the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences; the Alberta School of
Business; and the School of Public Health. Its purpose is to engage 20,000-plus Calgary-area alumni, as well
as learners, prospective students, donors, and other university supporters.
Students by Home Address 2018-19
- Undergraduate: 22,739
- Graduate: 3,144
Elsewhere in Canada
- Undergraduate: 2,718
- Graduate: 1,457
- Undergraduate: 5,666
- Graduate: 3,370
Student Enrolment and Registration 2018-19
- Undergraduate full-time: 28,709
- Undergraduate part-time: 2,414
- Graduate full-time: 6,508
- Graduate part-time: 1,463
Tuition and fees
- $6,943.86 per year (full-time arts, domestic)
- $23.291.46 per year (full-time arts, international)
Average Class Size at UAlberta
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Current as of January 2019
Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates Awarded by Faculty 2017-18
- Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences: 482
- Augustana: 178
- Business: 934
- Education: 1,176
- Engineering: 1,343
- Extension: 25
- Kinesiology, Sports, and Recreation: 279
- Law: 164
- Medicine & Dentistry: 516
- Native Studies: 40
- Nursing: 509
- Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: 148
- Public Health: 76
- Rehabilitation Medicine: 347
- Saint-Jean: 107
- Science: 1,428
Number of parchments for certificates and citations issued by the Faculty of Extension: 738
Student Enrollment Data
- All student enrollment data uses the official Fall Headcount. The Fall Headcount is a distinct count of students registered as of December 1 of the reported year.
- Undergraduate Count includes Career Preparation and Undergraduate numbers.
- All student data excludes Medical and Dental Residents, students who are auditing courses and withdrawn students.
Student Convocation Data
- Data is Considered Preliminary until December 31 for each respective convocation year.
- Count of Degrees Awarded will include duplicates for students who receive more than one degree per ceremony. For instance, a student graduating with a Bachelor of Arts and a Cert in Globalization and Governance will be counted twice under the Faculty of Arts.
Faculty and Staff Data
- Faculty and Staff Headcounts are as of Oct. 1 of each reported year.
- Counts reflect employees who are active or on leave.
- Faculty includes Contingent Faculty unless otherwise specified.
Source: Acorn – Institutional Data Warehouse
Prepared on: March 19, 2019