MacEwan University

MacEwan University

Edmonton , Canada
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 8
    Available Programs
  • 19351
  • 18240
    Average Cost
  • 95
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


Founded in 1971, MacEwan University offers over 65 programs, the University provides transformative education in a collaborative and supportive educational environment. Creativity thrives here through research and innovation that attracts students, faculty and the community. Through student-centered learning, we connect with our students—creating a unique post-secondary experience that opens up diverse paths to their achievement and growth. The time you spend at MacEwan University is discovering what you love to do, turning that passion into plans for the future and creating a new community. 

The University was named after Dr. J. W. Grant McEwan, author, educator, and former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. MacEwan has two libraries, the Alberta College Library and the John L. Haar library. MacEwan University's sports teams are known as Griffins. Men's and women's sports include basketball, hockey, volleyball, football, cross country, Curling and Golf. 

Entry requirements

Admission requirements vary widely depending on the program. 

To consider early admission, you must submit a complete list of all grade 12 courses on your application. Include the grade 12 courses you have completed, those in progress, and those you plan to take. Your application will be evaluated based on your final grades in grade 11 and/or grade 12 courses.

Admission is considered competitive in programs where the number of qualified applicants regularly exceeds the number of available places. In these cases, you may need to achieve a higher average intake or meet additional admission criteria. 

To apply for undergraduate programs, you must demonstrate a minimum level of English proficiency (ELP) prior to admission, regardless of citizenship or country of origin.

Scholarship & funding

Provincial and federal grants are also available to full-time and part-time students. Scholarships are based on academic performance. Awards are based on criteria such as volunteerism or leadership, and may take academic achievement or financial need into account. Bursaries are awarded based on financial need. 


Student life

Now you are taking the next step in your education and Students' Association of MacEwan University is aimed to help you get started on your interesting study journey at MacEwan University! You will make new friends here and get any kind of help and support you need.

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