Why UAlberta

The University of Alberta is one of the Top 100 universities in the world and Top 5 in Canada. Our opportunities for undergraduates are renowned and our graduates are bound for great things

Why UAlberta?

Great Things Happen Here

Discovery and Research

Ranking 81st in the world for our research impact, you might say that discovery is in our DNA. Learn how you could be learning from and working with award-winning professors who are leaders in their field.

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Co-op and Careers

Ranking 2nd in Canada for graduate employment, and it's no wonder with so many opportunities to test your knowledge and put it into practice. Learn about our co-ops, practicums, internships, and job shadowing opportunities. 

Customized Degrees

Choose from over 200 plus programs and the many ways to further tailor your degree. Search our programs, majors and minors, certificates and specializations, honors programs, and co-ops and practicums.


Our main teaching campus, North Campus, is located at the heart of Edmonton. Learn more about the amenities located just steps off-campus.

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Vibrant Student Life

Experience the exciting events happening on campus or find a niche club to join - we have more than 400 to choose from. Learn how our students stay active and involved.

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Study Abroad

Have an adventure while earning credit toward your degree. Learn about the 270+ options for exchanges, internships, summer programs, and fieldwork opportunities available to you.

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Student Stories

We are home to students from across Canada and around the world. Our students have real things to say; learn more about them.

Campus Options

Along with North Campus, we also have a Francophone campus close by and a Liberal Arts and Science campus in Camrose Alberta. Learn more about these options.

Living in Residence

Living steps away from your classes and campus activities, meal plans and dining halls, and massive dodgeball tournaments are just some of the perks to living on-campus.  Find out more about our first-year residence options.


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Applications for undergraduate study are open. Check out the requirements and get ready to apply.

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