University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is situated in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This public research university was founded in the year 1966. This university has 14 faculties and over 85 research institutes and centres.

Over 25000 undergraduates and 5500 graduate students are enrolled into this university in the recent times. Education in Canada is most prominent and so is this university.

This university has graduated more than 145000 alumni, comprising Stephen Harper, the present Prime Minister of Canada and Robert Thirsk, Canadian astronaut. This university is one among the top research universities in Canada and is also a member of the U15 - the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada.

This university is the origin and hometown of significant inventions, counting the neurochip. The sponsored research revenue of $352 million of this university together with the total revenues more than $1.1 billion is one among the highest in the country. The main campus of this university is present in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, next to the Bow River and covers over 200 hectares.

This university was ranked as the 70th in USA and Canada category and the 93rd in the world, based on the presence on the Internet by Webometrics University Rankings. It is ranked 6th in Canada.