Out-of-Province Students

Start Here in Edmonton

Erika grew up in Brockville and Montreal before moving to Edmonton to pursue a Bachelor of Arts.


The University of Alberta in Edmonton attracts students from across Canada and around the world. Students choose us for our program options, our welcoming community, and our vibrant city. No matter where you’re from, you’re sure to find your place here!

About Edmonton

Edmonton is a growing, vibrant, student-friendly city with tons to do on and off campus throughout the year.

Why Edmonton»

Residence options

City views, study buddies, dodgeball leagues, a sneaky midday nap — just some of the perks to living on campus.

Residence options»


Awards for out-of-province students

We offer awards specifically for out-of-province students, including the Fly Home Award and the National Achievement Award.

These awards are meant to recognize your academic achievements and keep you connected to your community.

Admissions tips

When browsing programs, be sure to check the Provincial Course Equivalents for your province.

Also note that the process for submitting your transcripts can vary by province/territory.


Boarding UAlberta

Grade 11 students from across Canada are invited to apply for Boarding UAlberta — a whirlwind weekend of events at the University of Alberta and Edmonton.

Apply for Boarding UAlberta»

Virtual tour

Can't make it for a visit? Take our Virtual Tour, with a UAlberta student as your guide. Try it on mobile, desktop, or VR!

Take a virtual tour»


Connect with us

University of Alberta in Your Area

Our recruiters visit high schools and post-secondary fairs across Canada. Find out when we will be in your area to attend our presentation, pick up a Viewbook, and get answers to your questions.

Online Group Chats

We host online chat sessions throughout the year, where you can ask questions and get advice in real time from our UAlberta advisors. 

Online Registration Workshops

Ready to register in courses? Attend an online Reg 101 workshop to receive help with our course registration system and get tips on building the perfect class schedule.