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University of Alberta


May 1 for most depts.
but see deadlines

Application fee - $100

The U of A has captured more 3M Teaching Fellowships —Canada's top award for undergraduate teaching— than any other Canadian university.

The Gateway newspaper
CJSR Radio
Varsity Athletics
Dance Club
Ski Club
Ultimate Club


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There are 11 women's varsity teams, known as the Pandas and 10 men's teams known as the Golden Bears. The UofA has won 59 national championships, which is third among major universities in Canada.

University of Alberta

From the UofA website: The University of Alberta's campus is located in the capital city of Edmonton, on the North Saskatchewan River. The city is the northernmost North American city with a population over one million. Edmonton�s growth, measured by both economic and demographic metrics continues to be among the highest in Canada.

Housing: The University of Alberta provides on campus housing that allows for the conveniences of living on campus and opportunities to forge new friendships with a diverse set of peers.

The thresholds below indicate the competitive average for admission. These criteria may fluctuate annually in response to changing demand for the program.

Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics

BSc (Agriculture) 70%
BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences) 70%
BSc (Forestry) 70%
BSc (Human Ecology) 70%
BSc (Nutrition and Food Major; Food Sciences and Technology Major) 70%
BSc (Human Ecology)/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees 70%
BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences)/BA (Native Studies) Combined Degrees 70%

Arts & Sciences

BA, BDesign 70%
BFA (Art and Design) 70%
BMus, BMus/BEd Combined Degrees 70%
BSc (General, Specialization) 75%
BSc (Honors) 80%
BSc/BEd Combined Degrees 75%
BFA Drama (Design; Technical Theatre) 70%


BA 65%
BMgt 65%
BMus 65%
BSc 65%


BSc (Engineering) 80%

Native Studies

BA (Native Studies) 70%
BA (Native Studies)/BEd Combined Degrees 70%
BA (Native Studies)/BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences) Combined Degrees 70%


BScN (Collaborative) 78%
BScN (Bilingual Program) 70%

Physical Education and Recreation

BA (Recreation, Sport and Tourism) 70%
BPE/BEd (Combined Degrees) 72%
BPE 70%
BSc (Kinesiology) 74%

Faculte Saint-Jean

BA, BSc (taught in French) 70%
BSc (Environmental and Conservation Science) Bilingual 70%

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