Facts and Figures

Founded in 1971, MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Through learner-centred teaching, we connect with our students—creating a unique post-secondary experience that opens up diverse pathways for their achievement and growth.

MacEwan University offers 8 four-year bachelor programs, 2 applied degrees, as well as 43 diploma and certificate programs.

The university provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive learning environment. Creativity thrives here—through research and innovation that engages students, faculty and the community.

We are focused on our students—providing them with choice and opportunities for success with a dynamic mix of undergraduate degrees, certificates, diplomas and degree-transfer programming.


Student body - 2017/18 academic year


Number of full-time MacEwan University students
Full-time students in credit programs
Number of part-time and full-time MacEwan University students
Part-time and full-time students
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37.6% male
62.4% female
Average age: 21.5 years

Tuition Average at MacEwan University


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International Students
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Bachelor's Degree 
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Certificate or Diploma


Financial Assistance

In the 2015/16 academic year, the Student Awards Office managed the distribution of $8.4 million dollars, from internal and external sources, to over 6,000 students.