University of Alberta - Augustana Campus

University of Alberta - Augustana Campus

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Institute Overview

Augustana is a Faculty of the University of Alberta. Located in the picturesque city of Camrose (one hour from Edmonton), Augustana provides the opportunity to pursue an internationally-recognized degree in a welcoming setting of about 1,000 students. Augustana's student/professor ratio is less than twenty to one and class sizes are small.

Undergraduate degrees offered are: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Management in Business Economics with over 30 different program areas. Students may study part- or full-time, and can choose from a variety of for-credit travel opportunities.


  • Augustana provides a culture of research, creativity, and public engagement in which students participate. It values interdisciplinary inquiry, teaching, and learning, and offers a memorable, transformative education through small classes, personal attention from professors, an innovative curriculum, experiential learning in wilderness and international settings, and a range of campus-life programs.
  • One of the few publicly-funded liberal arts and sciences institutions in Canada, Augustana's degrees (like all University of Alberta degrees) are accredited by Alberta Advanced Education and Career Development. Augustana is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada (AUCC) and is the only Canadian member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

  • Institute Accreditation

    Provincial Accreditation

    Colleges in Canada Alberta Advanced Education and Technology

    Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates Offered

    Colleges in Canada Bachelor's Degrees 3 - 4 yrs
    Colleges in Canada University Transfer Programs

    Program Majors

    Prgram Majors Business Administration
    Prgram Majors Computer Science
    Prgram Majors Design & Applied Arts
    Prgram Majors Education
    Prgram Majors Humanities
    Prgram Majors Music
    Prgram Majors Natural Sciences
    Prgram Majors Nursing & Allied Health
    Prgram Majors Religious Studies
    Prgram Majors Visual Arts

    Academic Options for Students

    Colleges in Canada Co-op Education/Work Experience Programs
    Colleges in Canada Part-Time Programs
    Colleges in Canada Visiting/Exchange Student Programs

    Admissions & Tuition

    # Students Admitted to 1st Year:  392
     % Accepted: 54
     Minimum GPA: 70.0
     Application Deadline
    Notification of Acceptance
    Advanced Acceptance to Fall Semester: 
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    Winter Semester: 
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    Campus StarterRolling Notification
    Annual Tuition (C$): 5,914
    Student Health Care Coverage: Not Provided
    Institute Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
    Estimated Total Cost of Tuition for Degree/Diploma (C$): 24,000

    Scholarships/Awards and Financial Assistance

    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Bursary Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Emergency Loan Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Loan Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Scholarship Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Teaching/Research Assistantships
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Work Opportunities Programs

    Institute Support for Students

    Colleges in Canada Academic Counselling
    Colleges in Canada Career and Employment Counselling
    Colleges in Canada Chaplaincy
    Colleges in Canada Disabilities Resources
    Colleges in Canada Incoming Student Orientation and Advising
    Colleges in Canada Native Student Services
    Colleges in Canada Ombuds Services
    Colleges in Canada Peer Counselling and Buddy Programs
    Colleges in Canada Women's Services

    Buildings & Facilities

    Established in 1910, Augustana was the first private institution in Alberta to be given degree-granting status in 1985. In 2004, Augustana became a Faculty of the University of Alberta. Augustana's 40-acre campus has seventeen buildings, including the new Library, which opened in 2009. A new Student Forum building will be completed in 2010.

    The campus is situated in a beautiful "aspen parkland" setting in the Battle River valley. It includes residence facilities for new and returning students, science labs, fine arts studios and performance spaces, student gathering areas, athletic and fitness facilities and a large dining hall.

    University of Alberta - Augustana Campus
    4901 - 46 Avenue
    Camrose, Alberta T4V 2R3
    Phone:  1-780-679-1100
    Fax: 1-780-679-1164

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    Institute Overview
    Canadian Schools Year Institute Founded: 1910
    Canadian Schools # of Full-Time Faculty: 55
    Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
    Canadian Schools Opportunities for Online Study: No
    Canadian Schools # of Campuses: 1
    Canadian Schools Campus Setting (Main Campus): Rural
    Canadian Schools Nearest City (Main Campus): Camrose
    Canadian Schools City Population: 16,000
    Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
    Canadian Schools Climate Range: -40°C to 30°C

    Student Profile
    Canadian Schools Total Undergraduate Program Enrolment (all years): 1,000
    Canadian Schools % of Out-of-Province Students (all years): 15
    Canadian Schools % of Undergraduate International Students (all years): 6
    Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 21 - 30

    On-Campus Housing
    Canadian Schools On-campus Housing Available: Yes
    Canadian Schools Preference Given to Entering Students: Guaranteed
    Canadian Schools  Per Semester/with Meal Plan (C$): 3,016
    Canadian Schools Style of Accommodation:
      Canadian Colleges Non-coed (single sex)
    Canadian Schools Type of Accommodation:
      Canadian Colleges Double Rooms
      Canadian Colleges Single Rooms
    University of Alberta - Augustana Campus
    University of Alberta - Augustana Campus