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Study in Edmonton

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Why study in Edmonton?

Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, and is situated on the Saskatchewan River. It’s a young city with a strong student population; approximately one in ten people living in Edmonton is a student.

The climate is one of extremes, with relatively warm summers and very cold winters. The city has lots to offer students from all over the world, including renowned universities, great amenities, and access to the great Canadian outdoors.

Universities in Edmonton

Edmonton is one of Canada’s biggest education hubs and is home to well respected universities and other higher education institutions.

As well as having several large public universities, Edmonton is also home to colleges and institutions specializing in areas such as technology and art.

What to study in Edmonton

You can choose from a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs at institutions in Edmonton, in most academic areas.

Like the rest of Canada and many other countries, studying for a degree in Edmonton typically takes four years to complete an undergraduate program, one year for a master’s and between three and five years for a PhD.

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Student reviews for Edmonton

  • Omar Sbai azami
    Morocco
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    NorQuest College Business Administration
    Tell us about Edmonton
    In Edmonton i feel save, welcomed by everyone, and it has good transport links
  • Amritpap Singh Lnu
    India
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    4 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    NorQuest College Business Administration
    Tell us about Edmonton
    The city where i live in is Edmonton. It is a good place and the people are very helpful and kind. The main thing i like most is the fresh environment and the public transport facilities.
  • Rossanna Ong
    Philippines
    Overall experience 4 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    NorQuest College Early Childhood
    Tell us about Edmonton
    Edmonton is like my second home. Lots of beautiful places to visit and I am impressed how polite and kind people are here.
  • Perrywinkle Kaur
    India
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    NorQuest College Physiotherapy
    Tell us about Edmonton
    Edmonton, feels like home now. After being here for three years. It's a lovely place to be in. people are very friendly.

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How to study in Edmonton

Once you know which program you want to study and the university in Edmonton you want to attend, you’ll need to make an application. Most universities let you apply online even if you’re an international student.

Once you have accepted an offer from your chosen university, you will need to get the correct Canadian student visa before you can study as an international student in Edmonton.

Cost to study in Edmonton

Tuition fees in Edmonton for international students are similar to the rest of Canada, but will vary depending on the program you’re studying and the university. Fees generally range between $20,000 and $30,000 per year, but can be higher for certain subjects.

Living costs in Edmonton are relatively affordable, and it’s much cheaper than other cities in Canada like Toronto.

Key facts of Edmonton

  • 61/10°F Summer/winter temperature
  • 980,000 Population
  • 14 Universities
  • Canada Country