About University of Alberta:

The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. University of Alberta is home to 18 faculties and dozens of research centres and institutes, across five campus locations.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 71 78 86 72 73 78 77 79 81 83 86 88 81

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 43 40 42 39 32 40 41 40 41 39 37 40
Engineering 76 75 72 80 79 79 87 89 90 105 108 103
Life Sciences 89 108 105 113 95 106 108 104 113 112 115 110
Medicine 81 75 69 70 80 75 70 73 73 75 81 79
Natural Sciences 115 100 126 127 107 112 116 116 141 135 146 137
Social Sciences 75 85 72 76 60 66 66 73 65 73 72 78

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 25 32 39 45 40 34 53 46 43
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 66
Chemical Engineering 84 85 67 72 75 72 78 101 104 93
Chemistry 109 122 120 109 132 119 133 152 155 146
Civil Engineering 52 57 51 44 53 47 82 76 79 69
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 75
Computer Science 57 63 69 74 79 62 60 69 74 64
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 63
Electrical Engineering 54 43 49 40 31 45 34 42 51 48
Environment / Ecology - 33 30 35 35 38 43 43 45 47
Geosciences 70 62 56 66 62 63 67 58 68 62
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 132
Materials Science 165 166 160 172 171 175 167 184 180 173
Mathematics 98 77 63 76 121 121 110 138 120 109
Mechanical Engineering 134 175 105 136 113 122 142 113 92 81
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 90
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 151
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 133
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 68 75 95 103 97 109 97 93
Physics 183 210 178 165 168 186 191 181 198 201
Plant & Animal Science - 66 75 65 61 61 68 63 59 64
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 127
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 79
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 210