University of Lethbridge: Statistics



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#1219 of 14,131 In the World
#340 of 2,597 In North America
#34 of 101 In Canada
#3 of 12 In Alberta
#231 of 1,018 For Sexology
Top50% For 128 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate66%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent, with 65% or equivalent average (actual cut-off may vary from year to year depending on space available and demand)
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-April; May-August)

We've calculated the 66% acceptance rate for University of Lethbridge based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Lethbridge has published 12,140 scientific papers with 272,386 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, and Philosophy.


University of Lethbridge majors

by publication & citation count

6,717 / 201,840
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6,701 / 125,214
Computer Science
5,435 / 151,912
Environmental Science
5,313 / 135,618
4,921 / 155,738
4,342 / 103,484
4,302 / 97,114
4,203 / 132,105
4,060 / 109,214
3,463 / 61,150
Political Science
3,381 / 54,447
3,297 / 65,514
3,073 / 51,209
Geography and Cartography
3,021 / 68,293
2,898 / 89,308
Quantum and Particle physics
2,888 / 62,331
2,756 / 78,884
2,608 / 75,143
2,468 / 74,162
2,338 / 42,976
2,270 / 45,264
2,176 / 91,060
2,031 / 40,427
1,975 / 59,945
1,911 / 75,128
1,855 / 40,487
1,825 / 29,365
Organic Chemistry
1,730 / 42,288
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,661 / 35,886
1,566 / 27,848
Social Psychology
1,553 / 39,690
1,526 / 34,814
1,451 / 43,686
Art & Design
1,394 / 22,242
Materials Science
1,308 / 29,074
1,165 / 37,935
Optical Engineering
1,097 / 28,766
1,069 / 25,145
Astrophysics and Astronomy
1,035 / 27,505
Public Health
980 / 24,660

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 97 793
1992 117 1059
1993 98 858
1994 109 1103
1995 84 1021
1996 110 1352
1997 103 1383
1998 110 1479
1999 146 1587
2000 150 2060
2001 146 2219
2002 183 2316
2003 202 2879
2004 272 3186
2005 283 3870
2006 282 4606
2007 328 5519
2008 350 6395
2009 363 6885
2010 485 8348
2011 471 9944
2012 511 11333
2013 474 13059
2014 498 13551
2015 510 14433
2016 565 13942
2017 543 14527
2018 597 15681
2019 540 16876
2020 638 19805
2021 613 20654
2022 641 20692
2023 576 19846
Academic rankings


The tuition table for University of Lethbridge gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Domestic Tuition (CAD) International Tuition (CAD)
Arts & Science 5,320 15,700
Management 6,090 18,000
Education 5,320 15,700
Fine Arts 6,090 18,000
Health Sciences 6,090 18,000

The University of Lethbridge has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Lethbridge.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Maîtrise/Master's Degree Computer Science, Education, Fine Arts, Management, Music, Natural Sciences, Psychology
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Behavioural Sciences, Earth Sciences, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences, Physics

Notable alumni

  1. Taylor Kitsch

    Taylor Kitsch
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1981-.. (age 43)
    film actormodeltelevision actoractorice hockey player

    Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian actor and model. He is known for portraying Tim Riggins in the NBC television series Friday Night Lights (2006–2011). He has also worked in films such as X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Battleship (2012), John Carter (2012), Savages (2012), Lone Survivor (2013), The Grand Seduction (2014), American Assassin (2017), Only The Brave (2017), and 21 Bridges (2019).

  2. Indira Naidoo-Harris

    Indira Naidoo-Harris

    Indira Naidoo-Harris is a South African born Canadian former politician and journalist who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2014 provincial election, sitting as the member of Provincial Parliament for Halton until 2018. A member of the Ontario Liberal Party, Naidoo-Harris was the province's minister of education in 2018, minister of the status of women from 2017 to 2018, early years and child care minister from 2016 to 2018, and associate minister of finance in 2016.

  3. Rachael Thomas

    Rachael Thomas
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1986-.. (age 38)

    Rachael Thomas MP (born 1986) is a Canadian politician who was elected to represent the riding of Lethbridge in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election. A member of the Conservative Party, she was reelected in the 2019 and 2021 federal elections, and has been the Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage since October 2022. Previously, Thomas has also served as the Official Opposition critic for Youth and Persons with Disabilities, the Status of Women, and Digital Government.

  4. Austin Mardon

    Austin Mardon
    Born in
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    1962-.. (age 62)
    children's writerastronomerwriter

    Austin Albert Mardon, is a Canadian author, community leader, and advocate for mental health. He is an assistant adjunct professor at the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre at the University of Alberta. In the mid-1980s, he founded and today still directs the Antarctic Institute of Canada, a non-profit entity based in Edmonton, Alberta. He is married to lawyer and activist Catherine Mardon, and has co-written several books with her.

  5. A. M. Dellamonica

    A. M. Dellamonica
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1968-.. (age 56)
    novelistscience fiction writerwriteruniversity teacher

    Alyxandra Margaret "A. M." Dellamonica is a Canadian science fiction writer who has published over forty short stories in the field since the 1980s. Dellamonica writes in a number of subgenres including science fiction, fantasy, and alternate history. Their stories have been selected for "Year's Best" science fiction anthologies in 2002 and 2007. Dellamonica is non-binary.

  6. Larry Nickel

    Larry Nickel
    1952-.. (age 72)

    Larry Nickel is a Canadian composer, conductor, music publisher and singer who devotes much of his focus to choral music. An associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre. he has composed for a wide spectrum of genres; electronic and computer music, string quartet, woodwind and brass quintet, Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and choral ensembles, including both secular and ecclesiastical music. Primarily, he has written and arranged hundreds of compositions for choirs. Nickel also works as a choral clinician, occasional university professor, music minister, guest conductor and music festival adjudicator. Nickel sang professionally with the Vancouver Chamber Choir for six years, directed the award winning Jubilate Vocal Ensemble for five years, and also sang 2nd bass with the acclaimed Vancouver Cantata Singers for many years. In 2010 Nickel became the owner of Cypress Choral Music Publishing. Nickel's music has been published by 12 companies including Oxford University Press, G. Schirmer, Shawnee Press, Pavane Publishing, Morton Music, Cypress Choral Music, Classica and Canadian International Music. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - CBC Radio - has featured his music many times. The "Sounds of Majesty" radio broadcast out of Chicago (syndicated to a myriad of stations around North America) has featured Larry Nickel's music hundreds of times.

  7. Scott Cyr

    Scott Cyr
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1972-.. (age 52)

    Scott Joseph Cyr is a Canadian politician who represents the electoral district of Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He previously represented the predecessor riding Bonnyville-Cold Lake from 2015-2019.

  8. Michael Miltenberger

    Michael Miltenberger
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1951-.. (age 73)

    J. Michael Miltenberger is a former carpenter and a former territorial level politician from northern Canada.

  9. Greg Weadick

    Greg Weadick
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1954-.. (age 70)

    Gregory William Weadick is a Canadian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the constituency of Lethbridge-West as a Progressive Conservative.

University of Lethbridge faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Science Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Canadian Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Food Science, French, Geography, German, History, Journalism, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Museum Studies, Music, Native American Studies, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Optometry, Painting and Drawing, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Regional Studies, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Surveying and Mapping, Theatre, Urban Studies, Veterinary Science, Women's Studies, Writing
Faculty : Education Curriculum, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Special Education
Faculty : Fine Arts Art History, Display and Stage Design, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Museum Studies, Music, Performing Arts, Theatre
Faculty : Graduate Studies Arts and Humanities, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Leadership, Management, Music, Philosophy
Faculty : Health Sciences Health Sciences, Nursing, Public Health, Toxicology
Faculty : Management Accountancy, Government, International Business, Management
Faculty : Management Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Management Management

General information

Alternative names UofL
Founded 1967
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colors blue, gold

Location and contacts

Address 4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4
City population 98,000

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