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. It’s a place where you can learn and lead, where taking calculated risks provides an opportunity to grow and succeed. And it’s what makes it the right business school for you.

Their words. Your story.

Unscripted. Unrehearsed. 3 different students. 3 different experiences. One shared journey.

Hanna Daniel
Hanna Daniel

Hanna Daniel paved her own own path in university, and what she learned there has her ready to take on life's next great challenge.

Peter Keith
Peter Keith

Knowing he needed more training to set his business apart, Peter Keith went back to school to complete a BCom and MBA degree.

Leanne Yang
Leanne Yang

Leanne Yang didn't see herself as a risk-taker. She surprised herself, and found that there are no limits to her ambitions.

Are you good with numbers?

Here're a few you might find interesting.

Top 5
The University of Alberta is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s Top 5 Universities.

The Alberta School of Business has been responding to opportunities and shaping the economic landscape of our province, and beyond.

There are over  31,000 alumni living in 80 countries worldwide

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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 11 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?

Admission to the Alberta School of Business is competitive, and the high school admission average may vary by year. Admission averages are calculated using the five required Grade 12 subjects.

See Admission Requirements

  1. Apply for admission October 1 - March 1
  2. Login to the UAlberta Launchpad portal to check your application status
  • World-class Programs

    BCom students choose from 11 majors in traditional and unique areas of study

    View Majors

  • Graduate Satisfaction

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

    Employment Stats

  • Leadership Opportunities

    Student clubs and co-curriculars are very much part of the fabric of campus life

    Student Organizations

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Contact Us

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