List of 12 best universities in Alberta

We ranked 12 best universities in Alberta based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 9.03M citations received by 234K publications made by 12 universities in Alberta, measured the popularity of 331 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Alberta
#4 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1908
#2 in Alberta
#8 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1966
#3 in Alberta
#33 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1967
#4 in Alberta
#52 in Canada
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1910
#5 in Alberta
#53 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1971
#6 in Alberta
#68 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1916
#7 in Alberta
#71 in Canada
#1047 in North America
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962
#8 in Alberta
#75 in Canada
#1233 in North America
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1921
#9 in Alberta
#86 in Canada
#1710 in North America
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1979
#10 in Alberta
#88 in Canada
#1830 in North America
Acceptance Rate
74%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1921
#11 in Alberta
#91 in Canada
#1911 in North America
Enrollment
375
Founded
1907
#12 in Alberta
#94 in Canada
#2120 in North America
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1986

Closest to Alberta states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni Canada Flag rank
Saskatchewan 6 18
British Columbia 16 2
Manitoba 5 15
Northwest Territories 1 97
Ontario 24 1
Quebec 17 3
New Brunswick 8 26
Newfoundland and Labrador 2 24
Prince Edward Island 1 43
Nova Scotia 9 14