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Mount Royal University

Mount Royal University

Mount Royal University

Address

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3E 6K6

Website: http://mtroyal.ca/

School Details

Key Facts

You won't be just a number

At Mount Royal, your professors connect with you face-to-face. They know your name and they engage with you through hands-on-learning techniques in classroom settings that are intimate and personal – our average class size is 30 students. It also means you have more time in labs, it is easier to join in the academic discussion and your voice is heard.

Real world experience

A Mount Royal education combines real-world experience with academic study. Augment your education with hands-on course work, clinical placements and other work-experience opportunities such as co-operative education, internships, practicums and Community Service Learning.

Work while you study

Gain valuable work experience and earn money while you study at Mount Royal. If you are a full-time student with a valid study permit, you can work on or off campus without a work permit.

Vibrant campus life

It’s not all assignments and classrooms at Mount Royal. Have fun with new friends at U Fest – our annual welcome back outdoor event for students. Cheer on the Cougars at the Crowchild Classic. Challenge your thinking as guest speakers debate hot topics. Join a special interest group. Over 70 student clubs, concerts and other (often free!) events are available to help make the most of your #MRUlife

Research opportunities 

Undergraduate research is an important component of Mount Royal’s programming – not to mention an inspiring way for you to work one-on-one with faculty while getting the opportunity to complete research during your undergraduate degree.

Support when you need it

Need help studying? Wondering how to turn your scholastic success into a future job? The goal at Mount Royal is to see every student thrive. Whether it’s assistance with finances, helping you navigate which classes to choose, or tips on writing a paper, we have the connections to help guide you smoothly through your academic life.

Program selection and strength

Mount Royal offers a variety of high-quality programs. You can choose to earn a bachelor degree, a diploma, or a certificate. You can study everything from arts and business to nursing.

Jobs, jobs, jobs

Mount Royal graduates are highly sought after. Within a year of graduating, 97.5% of Mount Royal graduates land a job and 85% of graduates find jobs in their field of study. Whether your goal is to have a career with a particular company, enter grad school or rub elbows with industry leaders, Mount Royal is always focused on getting you closer to your dreams.

Athletics & Recreation

Both athletes and sports fans will discover Mount Royal is the place to be. Become a Cougar student-athlete or lose yourself in a sea of blue while cheering for some of the top amateur male and female athletes in Canada. For those who want to keep fit but do not want to participate in organized sports, all credit students get a free membership to the Recreation Centre, which includes: a 14,000 sq. ft. fitness centre, squash, tennis, basketball, volleyball and beach volleyball courts, indoor running track, 40-ft. climbing wall, saltwater pool, steam rooms and hot tubs.

A great campus

Mount Royal certainly has an attractive campus. Set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Mount Royal’s architecture is complemented by 50-plus acres of green space complete with a 1.5 acre pond. The campus is also a modern facility which offers a wide variety of services — food courts, a student lounge, first-rate fitness facility, sunny study areas, medical and wellness services, coffee shops and the BookStore to name a few.

Admissions Requirements

Mount Royal has a general admission policy which applies to most undergraduate (credit) programs. Each program also has specific admission requirements. Please ensure you are familiar with both the general and specific admission requirements for the program(s) you select. In addition, all applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency for the purpose of admission if their primary or first language (meaning main language learned and used as a child) is not English. More details can be found here.

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses *Living on Campus
Tuition/fees for International Students **$18,200
Books/Supplies$1,500
Residence/Rent$5,749
TransportationCalgary Transit U-Pass included in tuition and fees
Living Expenses and Spending Money$6,000
TOTAL$31,449 Canadian Dollars

* average estimated costs for eight months (one full academic year)
** estimated costs based on five courses per semester

Overview

Mount Royal University (MRU) is a public university in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Academics

At Mount Royal we recognize that people are individuals. One size does not fit all. That is why we offer a variety of programs so you can discover the one that suits you best: 

Bachelor’s degrees

Bachelor’s degrees are four-year university-level academic programs which include a combination of courses specific to the degree topic. Most Mount Royal bachelor’s degrees include General Education courses which provide exposure to a range of ideas and academics through electives that you choose. A bachelor’s degree may include hands-on learning such as Co-operative Education, practica or an internship. Upon graduation, you will be prepared for the workforce or to continue your studies at professional or graduate school.

University transfer

You can take advantage of Mount Royal’s focus on teaching and small class sizes by starting your degree here. You can take up to two years of courses before transferring to another university of your choice to complete your program.

Diplomas

Diplomas are two-year, career-focused programs that combine theoretical and hands-on education for a specific field or industry. Some diplomas can prepare you for further studies in a degree program at Mount Royal or another institution.

Certificates

If you need a lot of flexibility, a certificate program may be best. These one-year programs are typically designed to help you upgrade your skills,or start a new career path. Mount Royal offers both credit and non-credit Continuing Education programs.

Community Service Learning Citation

Community Service Learning (CSL) offers students a hands-on opportunity to make a positive impact in local and global communities. These courses enable students to apply academic theories and processes that address real-world challenges and opportunities. 

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