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

  1. Find a program
    Explore hundreds of degree combinations in 14 faculties. Search by program, faculty or by selecting your personality traits.

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  2. 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.

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  3. Apply online
    Find out how to apply if you’ve completed your most recent studies outside of Canada

    How to apply

  4. Apply for scholarships and awards
    Learn about the scholarships and awards available to you as an international student.

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  5. Send your documents
    Find out more about providing official and unofficial transcripts to complete your application for admission.

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International Applicants - Important dates and deadlines

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.

Experience UCalgary

Did you know? UCalgary makes house calls. Find out when we’ll be visiting your area. The best way to learn more about joining our campus community is to visit choose.ucalgary.ca to create your own account. From there you'll be able to request more information and contact your personal recruiter!

International Student Services

After you've been admitted, get customized advising and support services to help you transition to life in Calgary. 

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The University of Calgary partners with a number of top research institutions around the world. Study partnerships include collaborative programs and articulation (2+2 and 3+2) agreements that give our students unique learning opportunities. Find out more.