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The University of Calgary

Here you can transform your inspiration into impact.

Start Something.

The University of Calgary is a place to start something—a career, a company, a new cure, or a new skill. We’re Canada’s entrepreneurial university. Join us!

Undergraduate programs

Take your next step at one of Canada’s top research universities. Whichever of our 250+ programs you choose, you’ll find state-of-the-art creative labs, hands-on learning, and invaluable mentorship opportunities. UCalgary doesn’t just teach entrepreneurial thinking, it’s part of everything we do. Ready to start something big?  

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Graduate programs

We offer more than 225 credentials across 80 programs —all with the entrepreneurial thinking that defines UCalgary. From across Canada and around the world, we attract people who want to enhance their knowledge, create new career pathways, or pursue ground-breaking research. Want to start your next something? 

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Professional and Continuing Education

With more than 1,200 courses and seminars and 70 in-demand certificate programs, we help working professionals adapt to the changing labour market and curiosity-seekers gain personal enrichment. UCalgary’s courses are relevant, in-demand, and best-practise-based. Want to learn something new? 

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What the wild horse microbiome can teach us about health and longevity

Groundbreaking Faculty of Veterinary Medicine research uncovers life-sustaining secrets in feral horses

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Study advances the frontiers of quantum batteries

Research shows significant progress in addressing miniaturization issues

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New humanitarian fellowship at UCalgary addresses the wounds of war

Initiative aims to train surgeons affected by geopolitical crisis in advanced plastic surgery skills

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Transdisciplinary research breaks boundaries for a better world

UCalgary community embraces vision of Institutes for Transdisciplinary Scholarship

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Why UCalgary?

We've been ranked amongst the world's top universities and we've done it by pushing our limits, challenging ourselves to do better, and seeking knowledge – wherever that journey takes us.

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Undergraduate retention rate

250+ Programs

in the 14 Faculties at UCalgary

34,000+ Students

UCalgary educates over 26,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students

Graduate employment rate

The University of Calgary ranked in the Top 5 Academic All-Canadian student-athletes See more facts and figures

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