Fast Facts

  • The Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta is a “full service” business school offering Undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD degrees. 
  • One of the largest business schools in Canada with 2000 students in the Bachelor of Commerce programs.
  • Established in 1916 as the U of A's School of Accounting, became the Faculty of Business in 1960, and in 1968 became the first Canadian business school to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
  • The Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta has produced four winners of the national 3M Teaching Fellowship, more than any other Canadian business school. 
  • Over 70 full-time faculty members and 20 sessional lecturers.
  • Four Departments and 13 Centres & Institutes.
  • Over $250,000 available in undergraduate scholarships and awards.
  • Over 20 undergraduate student clubs.
  • Over 20,000 alumni world-wide 
  • The Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta is one of Canada's leading business schools, ranked 33rd globally for overall research by the Financial Times of London. 
  • Business Career Services - links students to the Business community by providing career development and placement opportunities. The office assists students in making the transition into the workforce, whether it be full time, contract, part time or summer employment.