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.

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Need help with your application? Email an advisor at bcominfo@ualberta.ca.


Are you good with numbers? Here are six reasons to study business at the University of Alberta:

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1. 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.

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2. 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.

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3. Graduate Satisfaction

The employment rate within 3 months of graduation for Bachelor of Commerce graduates in 2019 was 85% and 90% for BCom Co-op graduates.

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

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4. Connect with the Global Community

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

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5. Leadership Opportunities

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

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6. 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.

The BCom program is a quota program and admission is competitive. Admission will be granted to students who possess the academic qualifications and a competitive GPA.

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Want In?
  1. Apply for admission to the BCom program by March 1
  2. Attending another university? Submit your transcripts by June 15
  3. Login to the UAlberta Launchpad portal to check your application status
  4. Accept your offer
  5. Register in courses
  6. Start classes in September!