Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Why BCom & UAlberta?

Think entering business school with a head full of dreams and ideas is a good start? We do.

Ideas make the world go round. They change the game. They push the envelope. Combining old school knowledge and new school thinking, the Alberta School of Business offers leading business education in an environment steeped in entrepreneurial thinking and guided by world-class instructors and researchers.

Challenged by the Best

Study with award-winning international faculty and classmates at one of Canada’s globally recognized business schools.

The School has produced four winners of the national 3M Teaching Fellowship, more than any other Canadian business school.

World-class Programs

BCom students choose from 16 majors in traditional and unique areas of study.

The cohort program places new students into groups for the first year which helps enhance your understanding of the core functional areas of business.

Graduate Satisfaction

The employment rate within 3 months of graduation for Bachelor of Commerce graduates in 2018 was 85% and 94% for BCom Co-op graduates.

Our annual survey shows that 97% would recommend the BCom program to a friend.

Connect with the Global Community

Participate in one of the international exchange, study tour, internship or co-op work experience opportunities.

Become a Leader

Join one of our many student clubs renowned for a strong commitment to linking students to the business community and fundraising for charities.

Test your Competitive Edge

Compete with other students and achieve top honours in national and international business case competitions.

What's It Take To Get In?

For starters, you have to put in your time.

Admission to the BCom program is limited and therefore quite competitive. In order to apply, you’ll first have to complete a pre-professional year of study in another U of A direct-entry faculty.

See Admission Requirements

Want In?

  1. Learn more about admission to direct-entry faculties at
  2. Apply for admission to a direct-entry faculty by March 1.
  3. Submit an application for Alberta Guaranteed Admission by August 1.
  4. Complete all of the BCom requirements and apply for admission by March 1 in your pre-professional year.