North America's #1 young university. In one of its most welcoming cities.
At UCalgary, you get world-class learning grounded in practical research, and a vibrant, youthful campus in one of Canada's greatest cities. What more could you ask for?
Our place in the world
We are located in Calgary, a city of innovators and entrepreneurs. Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest, safest cities, with a diverse, growing population, a rich cultural landscape and breath-taking natural scenery. It ranks consistently high on "Best Places to Live" lists around the globe. Less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains, Calgary offers world-class career and lifestyle opportunities, recreational settings and amenities.
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.
International Foundations Program
If you're an academically qualified applicant who doesn't meet our English language requirements, you may want to consider our International Foundations Program (IFP). The IFP is a flexible English language program that enables international students to meet the English language proficiency level required for their chosen undergraduate or graduate degree program.