Concordia University of Edmonton

Canada

Private

Concordia University of Edmonton

Edmonton, Canada

Private

35:65

Male : Female

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

55%

Acceptance Rate

Rolling admissions

Intakes

35:65

Male : Female

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

55%

Acceptance Rate

Rolling admissions

Intakes

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1921 in Canada, Concordia College is founded by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to prepare young professionals for preaching and teaching ministries. In 1967, Concordia began starting first-year university programs in affiliation with the University of Alberta. Affiliation for second-year programs started in 1975. The university graduated its first class of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in three-year programs in 1988, slowly expanding to other faculties and four-year courses. A formal distinction between high school and college (degree-granting) began in 1994. The institute has affiliations with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), and the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC). 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Classrooms at the Concordia University of Edmonton are fairly small, the buildings and grounds are well maintained, the library is wonderful, there are many comfortable sitting areas around campus, the buildings are connected (great for winters) and the faculty is generally interested in teaching and the welfare of its students. The Concordia University of Edmonton has a variety of well-regarded speciality courses like Elementary Education, Business, Computer Security, and Public Health inspector training. It also has a few graduate-level courses.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Concordia University provides excellent university-level bachelor's degree courses, after-degree courses, and distinct cross-disciplinary majors, and is committed to offering the highest standards in education, service, and professional conduct. The notable alumni are Nathan Fillion, an actor, Sarah Hoffman, a politician and Sam Lam, a soccer player.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Concordia University Of Edmonton values diversity in all its dimensions. The university has more than 2,300 student enrolments, out of which 1,800 are undergraduates, and more than 280 are postgraduates. The male to female ratio is 50:50 at Concordia University of Edmonton making it a fairly gender-balanced university. 

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1921 in Canada, Concordia College is founded by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to prepare young professionals for preaching and teaching ministries. In 1967, Concordia began starting first-year university programs in affiliation with the University of Alberta. Affiliation for second-year programs started in 1975. The university graduated its first class of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in three-year programs in 1988, slowly expanding to other faculties and four-year courses. A formal distinction between high school and college (degree-granting) began in 1994. The institute has affiliations with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), and the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC). 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Classrooms at the Concordia University of Edmonton are fairly small, the buildings and grounds are well maintained, the library is wonderful, there are many comfortable sitting areas around campus, the buildings are connected (great for winters) and the faculty is generally interested in teaching and the welfare of its students. The Concordia University of Edmonton has a variety of well-regarded speciality courses like Elementary Education, Business, Computer Security, and Public Health inspector training. It also has a few graduate-level courses.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Concordia University provides excellent university-level bachelor's degree courses, after-degree courses, and distinct cross-disciplinary majors, and is committed to offering the highest standards in education, service, and professional conduct. The notable alumni are Nathan Fillion, an actor, Sarah Hoffman, a politician and Sam Lam, a soccer player.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Concordia University Of Edmonton values diversity in all its dimensions. The university has more than 2,300 student enrolments, out of which 1,800 are undergraduates, and more than 280 are postgraduates. The male to female ratio is 50:50 at Concordia University of Edmonton making it a fairly gender-balanced university. 

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THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

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Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to international full-time students enrolled at the institute.

Eligibility

high school students who present a minimum award average of 75%.

Applicability

To be considered for a University Entrance Scholarship you must apply for admission by April 1st for the September intake, and August 1st for the January intake.

University Entrance Scholarship

University Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to international full-time students enrolled at the institute.

Eligibility

high school students who present a minimum award average of 75%.

Applicability

To be considered for a University Entrance Scholarship you must apply for admission by April 1st for the September intake, and August 1st for the January intake.

This scholarship is awarded to international full-time students enrolled at the institute.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

An online application must be filled.

Concordia Bursary Program

Concordia Bursary Program

This scholarship is awarded to international full-time students enrolled at the institute.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

An online application must be filled.

CUE Scholarships

UG & Certificate

CUE Scholarships are provided by generous private donors and organizations.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

An online application must be filled.

CUE Scholarships

CUE Scholarships

CUE Scholarships

UG & Certificate

CUE Scholarships are provided by generous private donors and organizations.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

An online application must be filled.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

Documents Required

  • All official academic Transcripts and grade cards
  • Passport size photographs 
  • Passport photocopy
  • Visa
  • Updated CV/Resume
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores
  • Letter of Recommendations
  • Statement of Purpose

Admission Requirements

FAQs

Tuition and fees are due on the first day of class in each term. Students beginning their studies in September will see their statement of account in their Online Services in early August.
Tuition and fees are due on the first day of class in each term. Students beginning their studies in September will see their statement of account in their Online Services in early August.
The Concordia University of Edmonton offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to recognize and assist full-time undergraduate and graduate students (Open Studies and Certificate and Diploma programs are not eligible for scholarships and bursaries).
The Concordia University of Edmonton offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to recognize and assist full-time undergraduate and graduate students (Open Studies and Certificate and Diploma programs are not eligible for scholarships and bursaries).
April 1st is the deadline to apply for admission and be automatically considered for a University Entrance Scholarship for incoming high school students.
April 1st is the deadline to apply for admission and be automatically considered for a University Entrance Scholarship for incoming high school students.
If you need proof of your enrolment (Verification of Enrolment) for things like RESP’s, insurance discounts, banking, etc., simply complete a request for a Verification of Enrolment through your Online Services.
If you need proof of your enrolment (Verification of Enrolment) for things like RESP’s, insurance discounts, banking, etc., simply complete a request for a Verification of Enrolment through your Online Services.
When your student loan is approved, Concordia is required to confirm your registration. When we confirm registration, we will also make a request for a portion of your student loan to come to us to be applied directly to what you owe for tuition.
When your student loan is approved, Concordia is required to confirm your registration. When we confirm registration, we will also make a request for a portion of your student loan to come to us to be applied directly to what you owe for tuition.

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Studying in Canada

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost to study in Canada is as follows: 

Undergraduate: CAD 12,000 - CAD 30,000 (INR 7,19,814 - INR 17,99,537)

Postgraduate: CAD 18,000 - CAD 20,000 (INR 9,54,000 - INR 12,00,017)

MBA: CAD 28,000 - CAD 57,000 (INR 16,80,153 - 34,20,312)

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost to study in Canada is as follows: 

Undergraduate: CAD 12,000 - CAD 30,000 (INR 7,19,814 - INR 17,99,537)

Postgraduate: CAD 18,000 - CAD 20,000 (INR 9,54,000 - INR 12,00,017)

MBA: CAD 28,000 - CAD 57,000 (INR 16,80,153 - 34,20,312)

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 250- CAD 625 per month (INR 14,538 - INR 36,345)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 750 - CAD 2,200 per month (INR 43,614 - INR 1,27,937)

Food Expenses: CAD 407 - CAD 816 per month (INR 23,668 - INR 47,453)

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 250- CAD 625 per month (INR 14,538 - INR 36,345)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in Canada: CAD 750 - CAD 2,200 per month (INR 43,614 - INR 1,27,937)

Food Expenses: CAD 407 - CAD 816 per month (INR 23,668 - INR 47,453)

English Proficiency Exams to Study in Canada

IELTS: 5.5 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 80 - 100

PTE60 - 75

Duolingo English Test: 90 - 115 and higher

Admission Tests to Study in Canada

GMAT: 550 - 690

GRE: 305 - 315+

MCAT: A minimum of 125 in each section

LSAT: 155 - 162

SAT: 1100 - 1400

English Proficiency Exams to Study in Canada

IELTS: 5.5 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 80 - 100

PTE60 - 75

Duolingo English Test: 90 - 115 and higher

Admission Tests to Study in Canada

GMAT: 550 - 690

GRE: 305 - 315+

MCAT: A minimum of 125 in each section

LSAT: 155 - 162

SAT: 1100 - 1400

Part-Time Job Rules for International Students in Canada

  • You can work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic terms/semesters. To make up these hours, you can perform multiple jobs as long as they all match the requirements of your study permit.

  • You can work full-time if you're on a scheduled break throughout the school year, such as the winter and summer holidays or a fall or spring reading week. 

  • You have the option of working overtime or can also work in 2 part-time jobs that sum up to a bigger number of hours than normal. To work full-time before and after the break, you must be a full-time student. You are unable to work during the break before the start of your first academic session/semester.

  • If you're self-employed, you're also in charge of keeping account of the hours you work off-campus and demonstrating that you're following the terms of your study permit.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in Canada

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in Canada. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity. Students can only work on-campus in Canada if their study permit allows it. However, they can work without a work permit if they:

  • Are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • Have enrolled in a program that is at least 6 months long and awards a diploma, certificate or degree by the end of it

  • Have enrolled in a secondary-level post-secondary academic, vocational or professional training program

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. In Canada, students can work off-campus only if:

  • They are a student at a designated learning institution (DLI).

  • They are enrolled in a secondary-level vocational training programme or a post-secondary academic, vocational, or professional training programme.

  • They are enrolled in a programme that lasts at least 6 months and leads to a diploma, certificate, or degree.

  • They are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • They are studying part-time because you are in your last semester and do not need a full course load, or you were a full-time student until your final semester.

 Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in Canada and a lot more! 

Part-Time Job Rules for International Students in Canada

  • You can work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic terms/semesters. To make up these hours, you can perform multiple jobs as long as they all match the requirements of your study permit.

  • You can work full-time if you're on a scheduled break throughout the school year, such as the winter and summer holidays or a fall or spring reading week. 

  • You have the option of working overtime or can also work in 2 part-time jobs that sum up to a bigger number of hours than normal. To work full-time before and after the break, you must be a full-time student. You are unable to work during the break before the start of your first academic session/semester.

  • If you're self-employed, you're also in charge of keeping account of the hours you work off-campus and demonstrating that you're following the terms of your study permit.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in Canada

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in Canada. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity. Students can only work on-campus in Canada if their study permit allows it. However, they can work without a work permit if they:

  • Are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • Have enrolled in a program that is at least 6 months long and awards a diploma, certificate or degree by the end of it

  • Have enrolled in a secondary-level post-secondary academic, vocational or professional training program

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. In Canada, students can work off-campus only if:

  • They are a student at a designated learning institution (DLI).

  • They are enrolled in a secondary-level vocational training programme or a post-secondary academic, vocational, or professional training programme.

  • They are enrolled in a programme that lasts at least 6 months and leads to a diploma, certificate, or degree.

  • They are a holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

  • They are studying part-time because you are in your last semester and do not need a full course load, or you were a full-time student until your final semester.

 Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in Canada and a lot more! 

Holders of a Canadian Study Permit who meet the requirements have been allowed to work on or off-campus without the need for a separate work permit for up to 20 hours per week. Students must note that:

  • They need to pursue a course for a minimum duration of 8 months to be eligible to stay back in Canada.

  • Courses with a duration of fewer than 8 months do not allow a student to stay back and apply for Post Graduation Work Permit.

  • If students pursue a course with a duration of less than 2 years, they are eligible for a post-graduation work permit of equivalent duration as the course.

Here’s our top-searched guide to know more about the Canada Work Permit

Holders of a Canadian Study Permit who meet the requirements have been allowed to work on or off-campus without the need for a separate work permit for up to 20 hours per week. Students must note that:

  • They need to pursue a course for a minimum duration of 8 months to be eligible to stay back in Canada.

  • Courses with a duration of fewer than 8 months do not allow a student to stay back and apply for Post Graduation Work Permit.

  • If students pursue a course with a duration of less than 2 years, they are eligible for a post-graduation work permit of equivalent duration as the course.

Here’s our top-searched guide to know more about the Canada Work Permit

Here are the different application costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in Canada:

  • Student Permit: CAD 154

  • Canada Student Dependent Visa: CAD 500

  • Post Graduate Work Permit: CAD 261

  • Work Permit: CAD 199

Here are the different application costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in Canada:

  • Student Permit: CAD 154

  • Canada Student Dependent Visa: CAD 500

  • Post Graduate Work Permit: CAD 261

  • Work Permit: CAD 199

Step 1: Get an admission letter from a designated learning institution (DLI).

Step 2: Apply for the permit online or download an application package.

Step 3: Pay the fee for your application and keep the receipt.

Step 4: Have a medical check-up from a panel physician registered in your country.

Step 5: Receive a decision on your application.

Step 1: Get an admission letter from a designated learning institution (DLI).

Step 2: Apply for the permit online or download an application package.

Step 3: Pay the fee for your application and keep the receipt.

Step 4: Have a medical check-up from a panel physician registered in your country.

Step 5: Receive a decision on your application.

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in Canada for international students are as follows:

  • Law and Legal Studies

  • Architecture

  • Medicine and Life Sciences

  • Engineering, IT and Blockchain

  • Natural Sciences

  • Human Resources 

  • Finance and Banking

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in Canada for international students are as follows:

  • Law and Legal Studies

  • Architecture

  • Medicine and Life Sciences

  • Engineering, IT and Blockchain

  • Natural Sciences

  • Human Resources 

  • Finance and Banking

Canada has one of the world's largest economies and is one of the world's wealthiest countries. As of 2020, it has the 9th-largest economy in the world, with a GDP of $1.64 trillion in US dollars and 15th in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). Moreover, compared to some of the world's other great economic powers, it has a workforce several of just under 19 million people. According to Statista, Canada's Real GDP growth rate is expected to be 4.89% in 2022.

Canada has one of the world's largest economies and is one of the world's wealthiest countries. As of 2020, it has the 9th-largest economy in the world, with a GDP of $1.64 trillion in US dollars and 15th in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). Moreover, compared to some of the world's other great economic powers, it has a workforce several of just under 19 million people. According to Statista, Canada's Real GDP growth rate is expected to be 4.89% in 2022.

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