Ours is the rich history of committed, passionate, and accomplished individuals who have dedicated their lives to improving the lives of others by pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

  • Top 5 Canadian Universities in annual total research funding from CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC
  • $462.8 Million in annual research funding, ranking second in sponsored research funding
  • Nearly 400 teaching and research agreements in 50+ countries
  • Holds 3 prestigious Canada Excellence Research Chairs
Search from more than 500 graduate programs with 250 official specializations. Explore our 300+ research areas or chart your own academic course with interdisciplinary studies.

Did you know?

UAlberta ranks among the top 100 research universities worldwide and rose 12 places in the 2014-15 QS World University ranking report.

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Leading the scholarship way

UAlberta offers exceptional financial support—among the highest graduate student funding rates in Canada. 

Learn more about our many scholarships and prizes in Awards and Funding.

UAlberta Grad News

Who We Are ...

FGSR supports every aspect of the UAlberta graduate student experience: admissions, funding, scholarships, teaching preparation, professional development, academic records and much more ...

Alumni on the Move 

Life is a circus for U of A physical therapist

Physical Therapy Alumnus

Physical Therapy alumnus takes his skills on the road for 14-year globe-hopping adventure as a physiotherapist for Cirque du Soleil. Read more...