The University of Alberta is one of the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world serving more than 36,000 students with 11,000 faculty and staff. The funding for research at the University of Alberta is among the highest in Canada and the programs are ranked among the best in the country. With top quality facilities and world renowned professors and researchers, the University of Alberta continues to grow and change to meet the educational aspirations of international students from across the globe.
The university is committed to inspiring the human spirit through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship and building one of the world's great universities for the public good.
The Alberta MBA Program begins in September of each year. We use a rolling admissions process in which applications are evaluated in the order in which they are considered complete. Therefore it is to your advantage to submit your complete application as early as possible before the deadline. Competition is strong and enrolment is limited to 60 students in our full-time program and 40 students in our part-time program.
- The application deadline is April 30th except for applications from China and Nigeria. Due to the length of time required to arrange a visa, applications from China and Nigeria must be received no later than April 1st.
- Scholarships and Financial Aid are awarded on a rolling basis as completed applications are received and individuals are admitted into the program.
Statement of Intent
A statement of intent, approximately 1 to 2 pages in length, must be included with your application. The statement should outline why you are interested in the program to which you seek admission, what your expectations are for the course of study, and how this degree relates to your career goals