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uLethbridge quick facts

School motto

Fiat Lux

Latin, meaning Let There Be Light

School colours

Blue and gold

Mascot

Luxie the Pronghorn

The fastest land mammal in the Western Hemisphere

School tradition

Touch the pronghorn statue outside the University Library for good luck before exams

Blackfoot name

Iniskim

Meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone

 

 

8,956
students

As of September 2019

8,318

Undergraduate students

505

Master's students

133

Doctoral students

691

Calgary Campus students

572

International students from 94 countries

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One of Canada's leading research universities

In 2019, RE$EARCH Infosource Inc. ranked uLethbridge as one of the top-three research universities (undergraduate category) in Canada, a position we have maintained for four consecutive years. We consistently punch above our weight in research funding.

#1

Medical and Science Grants (primarily undergraduate category)

Top 6%

Worldwide in Research Performance

1 of 4

Comprehensive Academic and Research Universities in Alberta

16

Research centres and institutes

 

 

Top 5 Canadian Undergraduate Universities

uLethbridge consistently ranks as one of Canada's top universities and is one of the top five Undergraduate Universities (Maclean’s University Rankings, 2020).

Top 4

Student Awards, Student Services
(Maclean’s University Rankings, 2020)

Top 10

Overall student satisfaction
(Maclean’s University Rankings, 2020)

 

 

World-renowned faculty

Our faculty members bring their research into the classroom and actively engage students in research opportunities.

Faculty awards and honours

7

Royal Society of Canada Fellows

4

Royal Society of Canada College Members

11

Canada Research Chairs

2

3M National Teaching Fellows


 

Extraordinary facilities

Science Building

Where you learn, shapes how you learn. With the opening of Science Commons in 2019, we are home to Canada’s most advanced facility for science education and research.

Management Students

With locations on both the Lethbridge and Calgary campuses, the Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching is the best-equipped academic trading room in Western Canada.

Hess Gallery

Our art collection includes more than 16,000 pieces, and is one of the most significant collections in Canada.


 

Strength in graduate studies

Graduate presentation

Our graduate enrolment reached a record-breaking 638 students in 2019.

More than 70 per cent of our graduate students in thesis-based programs present at conferences or meetings in their field of research.

More than 65 per cent of our doctoral students co-author papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Pronghorn pride

1000+

Academic All-Canadians

8

Olympians
 

2

Olympic medals

1

Paralympian

Shining alumni

 

 

45,000+

Alumni worldwide
 

1,600

Graduates join our alumni family each year
 

95.5%

Graduate employment rate
 

3

Rhodes Scholars