University of Alberta

WORLD RANK

2011-12
100

Edmonton, Canada

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    53.7
  • Teaching
    50.6
  • International outlook
    71.9
  • Industry income
    53.7
  • Research
    54.4
  • Citations
    51.7
The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of Canada’s top teaching and research universities, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences. The University of Alberta offers its 38,000 students – 15% of whom are international students – close to 400 rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in 18 faculties on five campuses—including one rural and one francophone campus. The university has almost 250,000 alumni worldwide. The university remains dedicated to the promise made in 1908 by founding president Henry Marshall Tory that knowledge shall be used for "uplifting the whole people.