Your Donation's Impact

Your Donation’s Impact

To build an exceptional, socially accountable and high-performing academic health sciences centre, it takes strong philanthropic partnerships.

Philanthropy makes a difference

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and alumni paired with the support of governments, foundations, community organizations and industry partners, the U of A’s Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry stands today as one of the leading academic health science centres in Canada.

Donors are our partners in education, health science investigation and patient care for the greater good of the communities we serve.

Supporting scholarships, awards and bursaries

Your gift provides exceptional learning opportunities that nurture discovery and growth. Your generosity inspires our learners to improve the lives of others and supports their journey in becoming the leading health professionals of tomorrow.

Building research capacity

When you donate to the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry’s research, you make remarkable health discoveries possible and join a vibrant community that is passionate about addressing the most pressing health concerns of our time

Climbing in the ranks

The University of Alberta is ranked fourth in Canada and 90th in world, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings. With approximately 26,000 universities globally, this places the U of A as one of the top one per cent of universities in the world.

The U of A’s Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is ranked among the top 100 medical schools in the world and top six in Canada (World University Rankings, The Times Education Rankings, QS World University Rankings).

The U of A is ranked as the 31st most international university in the world for 2017, according to the World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education, ahead of the University of Toronto (32), Harvard (33), Stanford (36) and Princeton (37). The rankings are based on data about international staff, students and publication co-authors, as well as the school’s international reputation.