International students

With one of the highest international graduate enrolment rates in Canada, the University of Calgary is a top choice for students from around the world.

Welcome to the University of Calgary!

The University of Calgary is a world-class university that inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. In addition to working with some of the best minds in your field, you will have access to workshops and services dedicated to your academic and professional development, ensuring that you have the best student experience possible. And you get to live in Canada's most enterprising city!

If you are thinking of working with an agent, please note that only applications made through the official UCalgary web application will be considered for admission. If successful, an offer will be sent directly to you from the university and made available in the Student Centre. The university does not release admission information to third parties, including agents. To accept your admission, you will need to log in to the Student Centre with an eID, a personalized unique ID for electronic access.

Before you apply

To be considered for admission to your graduate program, you must meet the admission requirements set out by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and by your graduate program of interest.

International admission requirements

If you completed your previous studies in a country other than Canada, you will need to look up the grade equivalency for your country. Choose the continent, then the country where you received your previous degree(s).

Support resources

UCalgary offers services and resources to help international students transition to their new environment.


Immigration information

For information on obtaining a study permit, please contact the International Student Specialist at

FGS International Student - Support Resources

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