University of Alberta Top Rankings

The University of Alberta (U of A) is a top ranking public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

The University has the following faculties and affiliated colleges: Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences; Arts; Augustana; School of Business; Campus Saint-Jean; Education; Engineering; Extension; Graduate Studies and Research; Law; School of Library and Information Studies; Medicine and Dentistry; Native Studies; Nursing; Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Physical Education and Recreation; School of Public Health; Rehabilitation Medicine; Science; St. Joseph's College; St. Stephen's College.


- 4th in Canada and 59th internationally (THE – QS World University Rankings 2009).

- Ranked 63rd in North America and 106th in the world according to the 2008 Shanghai Jiao Tong University rankings.

- 74th in the world (QS-Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2008). It is also placed highly for the following subjects:
  - 46th in engineering and IT
  - 45th in life sciences and biomedicine
  - 51st in natural sciences
  - 88th in arts and humanities
  - 113th in social sciences

- Research InfoSource ranks U of A at 2nd position in its 2008 Canada’s Top Research Universities.

- Named one of "Canada's Top 100 Employers" by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in 2008.

- 5th among the Top Medical Doctoral Universities in Canada (Maclean’s Guide 2007).

- 63rd in the Wuhan University Ranking of Top 500 Universities 2007.

- Rated the best overall by National Reputational Ranking (Macleans Ranking 2006).

- 55th in the world and 25th in North America according to the Newsweek ranking of top 100 global universities 2006.