University of Alberta
The University of Alberta was founded in 1908 and is a public research university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The university was founded by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier, and Henry Marshall Tory, the first president. The university is ranked among the top five Canadian universities and among the top 100 universities in the world. Over its five campuses and 18 faculties, the University of Alberta (UAlberta) offers over 400 diverse courses to international students interested in studying in Canada.

Cost of attendance

The average yearly cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 1,687,916 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 1,065,924 INR / Year for international students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of housing, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


Lister Residence, which includes the 'Classic' Lister towers, Kelsey Hall, and Henday Hall, is the on-campus hostel residence for first-year students. The home offers both furnished, dorm-style and unfurnished, apartment-style accommodations with basic amenities such as dining halls, library, laundry, and TV lounges. For eight months, on-campus living costs a student between 3,8400 and 9,555 CAD. They are offered based on seat availability; thus applicants should apply for the residency as soon as possible. The average monthly cost of living in Canada is estimated to be between 800 and 1,000 CAD. An additional $200 CAD for meal expenses or groceries will round out your monthly budget.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 39094 students enrolled. Every year, over 7,200 students from over 150 nations visit the friendly institute, bringing an organic blend of culture, legacy, and peace to the city. The University of Alberta adheres to a semester-based academic calendar for all programmes. Admissions to the University of Alberta are relatively selective, with a 58 percent acceptance rate.


The university has approximately 38,000 students divided throughout its 18 faculties, which are spread across five locations, the main campus being North Campus. The north campus of the University of Alberta is located in the centre of Edmonton, near to a green river valley, and spans over 50 city blocks, with over 150 buildings. The university's prominent location provides students easy access to a diverse choice of restaurants, cultural institutions, and stores. Libraries, laboratories, lodging and eating, sports, and a fitness facility are all available on campus. UAlberta's north campus is home to over 400 research laboratories and institutes, Canada's second-largest research library system, and hundreds of classrooms that provide a welcoming atmosphere for teachers, students, and researchers. South Campus, Augustana Campus, Campus Saint-Jean, and Enterprise Square are the other campuses.


As of January 2022, the Council has accredited 68 school of public health. In addition to the University of Alberta's School of Public Health, there are 63 in the U.S. two in Taiwan, one in Peurto Rico, one in Mexico, and one in Canada.

Jobs and Placement

The majority of faculties and degrees offered at UAlberta allow students to participate in co-op programmes or work placement opportunities to obtain hands-on experience for positions they may take on in the future and to enhance their CVs. The UAlberta Profession Centre is always willing to assist students and recent graduates in starting a career that will take them places. The university has a track record of providing great post-graduate opportunities, with graduates earning an average salary of roughly 67,000 CAD per year. Google, HONEYWELL, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Shell, KPMG, IBM, SAP,, Microsoft, and many others are among the top hiring firms.

QS Ranking

#126 in QS Global World Rankings, 2022

The Ranking

#125 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2022

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