Our place in the world
We’re located in Calgary, one of the world’s safest and most welcoming cities, with a diverse, growing population and a rich cultural landscape. Consistently ranked as one of the "Best Places to Live" around the globe, Calgary offers world-class career and lifestyle opportunities, recreational settings and amenities.
How to apply
- Find a program
Explore hundreds of degree combinations in 14 faculties. Search by program, faculty or by selecting your personality traits.
- Know our English language requirements
If you don’t have three years of study at a qualified English-language senior secondary school, you must present an approved English language test.
- Apply online
Find out how to apply if you’ve completed your most recent studies outside of Canada
- Apply for scholarships and awards
Learn about the scholarships and awards available to you as an international student.
- Send your documents
Find out more about providing official and unofficial transcripts to complete your application for admission.
English language requirement and admission pathways
If you're an academically qualified applicant who meets our English language proficiency requirement, you should apply for direct entry into your selected degree program.
English language programs
The university also offers a variety of English language programs, so you can easily find a program that best fits your personal situation.
International Foundations Program
If you're an academically qualified applicant who doesn't meet our English language proficiency requirement, you may want to consider our International Foundations Program (IFP). This flexible English language program that enables international students to meet the English language proficiency level required for their chosen undergraduate or graduate degree program.
What's it like on campus?
At the University of Calgary, you’ll feel a sense of possibility and potential in every corner of our campus. You’ll learn from highly qualified academic staff during sessions that include (but aren’t limited to) lectures, tutorials, hands-on laboratory sessions, and off-site field schools. You’ll also be able to support your academics with our many student programs and support services. We’re dedicated to ensuring student success and providing an unforgettable university experience.