Grant MacEwan University

Grant MacEwan University

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Program Overview

MacEwan's Bachelor of Science degree is a foundational or general degree. It provides graduates with generalist knowledge and skills highly valued in a dynamic world economy. The program also offers high transferability for the first two years, so students retain the option to transfer to other institutions. Students may also choose one of the pre-professional program streams including, pre-dental hygiene, pre-dentistry, pre-medical laboratory science, pre-medicine, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, and pre-veterinary medicine.


The Bachelor of Science degree program is comprised of 120 credits of coursework with 6 majors: biological sciences, computer science, mathematics, mathematical sciences (in which students focus on two of mathematics, statistics or computer science), physical sciences (in which students focus on two of physics, chemistry or Earth and planetary sciences) and psychology. Minors are offered in biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, Earth and planetary sciences, mathematics, physics, psychology, and statistics
Students in the BSc program will be eligible to take any minor offered in MacEwan's arts degree

Institute Accreditation

Provincial Accreditation

Colleges in Canada Alberta Advanced Education and Technology

Credentials Offered (Undergraduate Only)

Colleges in Canada Bachelor Degree
Colleges in Canada University Transfer

Fields of Study

Colleges in Canada Biological Science
Colleges in Canada Chemistry
Colleges in Canada Earth Science
Colleges in Canada Mathematics & Statistics
Colleges in Canada Physics

Buildings & Facilities

Students in the Bachelor of Science program at MacEwan study at the City Centre Campus, a modern complex that contains 60 classrooms, 21 computer labs, 40 instructional labs and a conference theatre. The campus also features a library, which includes a learner centre and learning skills centre. The library contains diverse research resources, including books, government documents, clipping series and other assorted print and media materials. The learner centre is designed to assist students by providing specialized educational resources including audiovisual and computing equipment, resources for audio- and video-editing, and teleconferencing studies. The learning skills centre offers individual advising to students seeking to target specific areas for academic improvement. MacEwan also has a 700-bed student residence.

Admissions & Tuition

# Students Admitted to Program:  622
% Accepted:  43
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Minimum GPA:  65
Personal Statement: Not Required
Interview: Not Required
Letters of Reference: Not Required
Annual Tuition (C$): 5,300
Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
Estimated Total Cost of Program (C$): 32,900

Grant MacEwan University
Box 1796
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2P2
Phone:  1-780-497-4520
Fax: 1-780-497-4520

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Program Profile
Canadian Schools Name of Credential Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Canadian Schools Length of Program: < 4 Yrs
Canadian Schools Direct Entry: Yes
Canadian Schools Cohort Model: No
Teaching Methods:
 Colleges in Canada Directed/Independent Study
 Colleges in Canada Field Work/Projects
 Colleges in Canada Labs
 Colleges in Canada Lectures
 Colleges in Canada Research Paper
Average Class Size:
Colleges in Canada Core Classes: 40 - 72
Colleges in Canada Areas of Concentration Classes: 40

Student Profile
Canadian Schools Total F/T Undergraduate Student Enrolment in Program (All Years): 1,741
Male/Female Ratio:
Colleges in Canada % Male: 47
Colleges in Canada % Female: 53
Canadian Schools % International Students: 0
Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 11 - 20

Program Quick Stats
Canadian Schools Faculty/Department Name: Bachelor of Science
Canadian Schools Year Faculty/Department Founded: 1971
Canadian Schools # Fields of Study/Concentrations: 5
Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 68
Canadian Schools Total Tuition/Program Fees for Credential (C$): 32,900

Institute Overview
Canadian Schools Institute Name: Grant MacEwan University
Canadian Schools Institute Type: 4-Yr University Canadian Schools Public or Private: Public Canadian Schools Year Founded: 1971
Canadian Schools # Faculties: 4
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 644
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Students: 11,000
Canadian Schools # Part-Time Students: 16,800
Canadian Schools % International Students: 4
Canadian Schools Campus Setting: Urban
Canadian Schools On-Campus Residence/Dormitories: Yes
Canadian Schools Nearest City: Edmonton
Canadian Schools City Population: 780,000 Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium Canadian Schools Climate Range: -25°C to 25°C
Grant MacEwan University