About UC

University of Calgary (UC) — public non-profit university. It is located in Calgary, Canada. UC is a part of Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Group of Thirteen (G13), Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID), Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).

The institution is among the top-240 in the world, according to QS International University Ranking. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE) places the university in 9 position in the rating.

UC does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor and master programs.

Location
Calgary, Canada
Establishment year
1945
Students
33,099
International students
6,791
Female students
54%
Acceptance rate
20%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2023 
#242
Rating THE
2022 
#9

UC tuition fees

The academic calendar at UC is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UC are different for locals and foreigners. Canada citizens pay 5,601 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 9,481 USD. The university has several scholarships and student financial support programs that help students cover part of their tuition costs. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
Yes
Bachelor
Local
5,601 USD/year
Foreign
13,696 USD/year
Master
Local
5,601 USD/year
Foreign
9,481 USD/year

Bachelor degree at UC

Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. Applicants will need a subject exam — SAT. Additionally, upon admission, an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma can be accepted.

Master's degree at UC

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. In order to enroll at UC for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL.

UC campus

The campus of UC is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. UC regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in Canada for a period of 1 to 3 years. To do this, the graduate draws up a special visa, which allows one to work even without an official offer from an employer. Graduates of UC find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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Universities related to UC

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
2019University of CalgaryCanadaCalgary
 
13,696 USD
 
9,481 USD
153946Southern Alberta Institute of TechnologyCanadaCalgary
 
 
 
 
62Bow Valley CollegeCanadaCalgary
 
 
 
 
64Mount Royal UniversityCanadaCalgary
 
16,774 USD
 
 
Alberta University of the ArtsCanadaCalgary
 
 
 
 

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
211University of TorontoCanadaToronto
 
32,876 USD
 
32,876 USD
342McGill UniversityCanadaMontreal
 
26,499 USD
 
7,317 USD
353University of British ColumbiaCanadaVancouver
from  27,977 USD
to  43,142 USD
from  4,284 USD
to  50,802 USD
974University of AlbertaCanadaEdmonton
from  16,630 USD
to  26,139 USD
from  5,736 USD
to  9,522 USD
1085Université de MontréalCanadaMontreal
 
8,877 USD
 
12,557 USD