UAlberta at a Glance

A really quick look at University of Alberta, including a video and UAlberta by the numbers.

  • 18 Faculties

  • 5 campuses

  • 39,500 students

  • 6,500+ international students

  • School colours: green & gold

  • 24 languages taught

  • International students from 150+ countries

  • 200 undergraduate programs

  • 170 graduate programs

  • 24 varsity sports teams with 62 national titles 

  • 400 research laboratories

  • One of Canada's greenest employers (Mediacorp rankings)

  • US $1.1 billion in new building construction

  • External research funding of $423 million

  • 400 international teaching & research agreements in 51 countries

  • Founded in 1908

  • Canada’s 2nd largest research library system

  • 400+ student clubs and associations

  • 40 3M Teaching Fellows (Canada's highest honour for undergraduate teaching excellence)

  • 4,000+ students living in 11 student residences

  • 1,150 invention disclosures, 360 patents worldwide, and 70+ spin-off companies produced by U of A research in the last 13 years

  • 80 students services available, including health, academic, personal, financial, and employment

  • 1,000+ U of A students studying abroad each year

  • 500 campus recreation activities with 28,000 participants per year 

  • 250,000+ alumni living worldwide