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 2020 2021
World University Rankings 71 78 86 72 73 78 77 79 81 83 86 88 81 92 91

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 43 40 42 39 32 40 41 40 41 39 37 40 41 45
Engineering 76 75 72 80 79 79 87 89 90 105 108 103 106 110
Life Sciences 89 108 105 113 95 106 108 104 113 112 115 110 111 105
Medicine 81 75 69 70 80 75 70 73 73 75 81 79 87 94
Natural Sciences 115 100 126 127 107 112 116 116 141 135 146 137 135 145
Social Sciences 75 85 72 76 60 66 66 73 65 73 72 78 88 94

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 25 32 39 45 40 34 53 46 43 51 34
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 66 69 59
Chemistry 122 120 109 132 119 133 152 155 146 147 148
Chemical Engineering 85 67 72 75 72 78 101 104 93 77 61
Civil Engineering 57 51 44 53 47 82 76 79 69 93 116
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 75 82 84
Computer Science 63 69 74 79 62 60 69 74 64 64 78
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 63 76 86
Electrical Engineering 43 49 40 31 45 34 42 51 48 58 59
Environment / Ecology 33 30 35 35 38 43 43 45 47 54 61
Geosciences 62 56 66 62 63 67 58 68 62 68 70
Immunology - - - - - - - - 132 118 136
Materials Science 166 160 172 171 175 167 184 180 173 170 179
Mathematics 77 63 76 121 121 110 138 120 109 123 158
Mechanical Engineering 175 105 136 113 122 142 113 92 81 82 59
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 90 90 78
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 151 157 174
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 133 158 161
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 68 75 95 103 97 109 97 93 92 98
Physics 210 178 165 168 186 191 181 198 201 193 209
Plant & Animal Science 66 75 65 61 61 68 63 59 64 62 73
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 127 169 161
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 79 104 101
Space Science - - - - - - - - 210 221 208
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 93
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 72
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -