University of Lethbridge

University of Lethbridge

Lethbridge , Canada
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 46
    Available Programs
  • 9150
  • 18600
    Average Cost
  • 94
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


The University of Lethbridge, established in 1967, is a comprehensive academic and research institution (CARI) offering over 150 undergraduate degree programs in the Faculties of Arts & Science, Management, Education, Health Sciences and Fine Arts. It is home to a School of Graduate Studies, with over 50 masters and PhD programs and offers an engineering transfer program. The university is well known for its emphases on liberal education, experiential learning, interdisciplinary research, and co-op programs. In 2017, the university established a School of Liberal Education.

University Hall, designed by architect Arthur Erickson and completed in 1971 within the coulee landscape west of the Oldman River, has received international acclaim for its architectural originality and functional design. The university has since expanded to include a library, the Centre for Sport and Wellness, Anderson Hall, Student’s Union building, Alberta Water and Environmental Science Building, Markin Hall, the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Community Stadium, Penny Building (downtown), and several residences. The university also has a satellite campus in Calgary, offering degree programs through evening and weekend courses in management and health sciences.

Entry requirements

Admission after High School/Secondary School:

Applicants presenting Alberta high school credentials, high school credentials from other Canadian provinces, and secondary school credentials from other countries will be considered for admission under the High School Admission Route if they have not completed any university-level (transferable) courses.

Admission after Post-Secondary Study (University or College):

Applicants who present six or more transferable courses will be considered for admission under the Post-secondary Transfer Student route.

To be considered for transfer credit, students must submit a course outline (syllabus) for each course completed in the previous university or college.

Transfer applicants presenting three- and four-year university degrees from recognized universities may be considered for admission to a second Bachelor degree program.

For All Applicants, if English is not your first spoken language, you must also satisfy the English Language Proficiency Requirement .

Scholarship & funding

The Scholarships and Student Finance office offers a variety of services to help guide students and parents through university life.  For more information


Student life

The university has opportunities for personal growth and social events for students.