Apply for International Admissions into University of Alberta
Thank you for your interest in applying to the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR). International students are an integral part of UAlberta graduate student community. They make up more than 36 per cent of our graduate student population—2,600+ students from more than 170 different countries.
Students and scholars from around the world are attracted to UAlberta for its reputation as a centre of research and innovation. International students are an integral part of our university. They enrich our classrooms with different perspectives and come from more than 150 countries around the world. To learn more, visit Choose UAlberta.
The following sections outline important information on the international student admissions process:
Established equivalencies to a UAlberta baccalaureate degree
List of official documents for international applicants
Deadlines for international students applying for admission
Find out if you are eligible to waive your FGSR application fee
Demonstrating your proficiency in English prior to admission
Undertaking graduate studies as a sponsored international student
Obtaining a study permit in Canada
For more information on admissions and related topics, please review the FGSR Graduate Program Manual Section 5: Admissions.
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies
2-29 Triffo Hall
University of Alberta
Canada T6G 2E1
Phone: (780) 492-3499 or 1-800-758-7136
Fax: (780) 492-0692