Thank you for your interest in graduate education and welcome to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) at the University of Alberta!
Our 7,600+ talented graduate students — 34 percent of whom come from countries other than Canada — play a central role in all of the institute's wide-ranging research activities. They make a vital contribution to the educational experience of their fellow students and faculty, and to the success of the research itself.
Students choose to pursue graduate studies at UAlberta for many reasons, including the depth and range of our academic offerings, the diversity of the culture and ideas found here, and the top rankings of our graduate programs.
We invite you to join the graduate student community at UAlberta, where you can feed your curiosity, pursue research that tackles today's (and tomorrow's) most challenging issues, and break the boundaries of conventional wisdom.
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Discover the many benefits of attending a groundbreaking research institute in a culturally rich and vibrant city.
Follow a step-by-step process to apply to graduate studies on-line.
Find information for Canadian applicants regarding academic requirements, documents and deadlines.
Find information for international applicants or Canadian students who hold international academic credentials only, regarding requirements, documents and deadlines .
Learn more about overall tuition estimates for Canadian and international students, as well as the general cost of living in Edmonton, Alberta.
Interested in graduate school and looking for options? Attend our annual Grad School & Professional Expo in October 2016.
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