Ranked in the top 250 universities worldwide
(Times Higher Education World University Ranking, 2019)
18 Rhodes Scholars to date
360 innovations and inventions since 2017
Calgary is the #1 most livable city
in North America
5 Reasons to Choose UCalgary
Excited to discover more about UCalgary programs?
Check out some resources to learn more about your program and our campus. Choose from a range of high-quality programs at one of the top 200 Universities in the world. A community committed to excellence, we have 16 alumni who became Rhode scholars, and we are the number 1 sport science school in North America
With ucalgarycares, you can get involved with important social issues around the world.
Your in-class experience
Ultimately, what you get out of your classes is in your hands.
We are all Dinos
More than sports, it's about embracing a set of values and traits that capture the campus spirit at UCalgary.
A global intellectual hub
UCalgary is a global intellectual hub where students and staff from more than 160 countries come to share ideas and perspectives.
Your success and wellness
We have resources dedicated to help you achieve academic success and maintain your physical, mental and spiritual wellness.
It's a safe campus
We’re proud to have a welcoming and safe campus. UCalgary is one of the safest campuses in the country.
Reminiscent of the chinook arch, a weather event common to Southern Alberta that drives in warm air from the mountains, this repurposed bridge span stands at the entrance to campus.
The Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking
A space to share knowledge and turn ideas into practical solutions, the Hunter Hub is dedicated to helping students develop entrepreneurial ways of thinking.
Lab Next Makerspace
This makerspace features freely available technology to develop and design your own projects. Located in the Taylor Family Digital Library, you can print and scan in 3D, use milling machines or editing suites.
Unearthed during the construction of campus buildings, these large painted rocks have become an important part of UCalgary culture. They are used by students for artistic expression and to advertise events.
Stories and tips for future students
Five things I wish I did in my first year at UCalgary
My name is Aidyn Vanattan, and I am a current undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce here at the University of Calgary! As a third-year student, over the years I have picked up on many ...
Co-ops, practicums and internships
Deepening your understanding of concepts and supporting students in gaining practical experience, co-ops, practicums and internships are available in the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science and Haskayne School of Business