Founded in 1971, MacEwan University has a long tradition of inspiring its students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. The university offers a broad complement of programs to a student body that numbers nearly 12,000 full-time undergraduate students, including almost 1,400 international students from more than 80 countries.

MacEwan University provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment where creativity and innovation thrive.

Instructors are focused on teaching first, but many are also engaged in ground-breaking, internationally recognized research and scholarly and artistic activity. Faculty research informs and enhances the quality of the teaching and curriculum and creates opportunities for student involvement in research – a rare opportunity in many undergraduate universities.

MacEwan University offers a unique student experience that opens up diverse pathways for achievement and growth. Students and alumni consistently say that accessible faculty if one of the main reasons that they are satisfied with their education at MacEwan University. Instructors are easy to find and approachable, and students say that they value the one-on-one relationships they have with faculty.MacEwan University alumni have gone on to study in graduate and professional programs in Canada and other countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

MacEwan University has three urban campuses in Edmonton, Alberta. Students have access to up-to-date educational facilities including science, computing and engineering labs; and a comprehensive library with more than 1,176,000 books, periodical volumes, e-journals and audio-visual materials.


Full-time (undergraduates)

Part-time (undergraduates)

Source: MacEwan University (2017 rounded preliminary fall enrolment)



Undergraduate tuition fees:
$4,620 – $6,480


Undergraduate tuition fees:
$18,240 – $21,888

 Academic Programs

Our Programs

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2017-18).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.