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Mount Royal University

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Established in 1910, the Mount Royal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Calgary (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Alberta. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education of Alberta, Mount Royal University (MRU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Mount Royal University (MRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 113-year-old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MRU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Mount Royal University's Control Typepublic


Mount Royal University's Entity Typenon-profit


Mount Royal University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Mount Royal University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Acronym MRU
Founded 1910
Motto Quam Bene Non Quantum
Not how many, but how well
Colours Blue and white
Mascot Cougars

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University Location

Address 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
T3E 6K6 Alberta
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Mount Royal University Phone Number +1 (403) 440 6111
Mount Royal University Fax Number +1 (403) 440 5938

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Mount Royal University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Mount Royal University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Mount Royal University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Mount Royal University.

Mount Royal University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Mount Royal University's admission information.

Mount Royal University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Mount Royal University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Mount Royal University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Mount Royal University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Mount Royal University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Mount Royal University's Admission Office Admission Office

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary T3E 6K6
(403) 440 5000
(877) 440 5001

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Mount Royal University.

Mount Royal University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Mount Royal University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Mount Royal University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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Mount Royal University's Control Type Control Type

Mount Royal University is a public higher education institution.

Mount Royal University's Entity Type Entity Type

Mount Royal University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Mount Royal University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Mount Royal University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Mount Royal University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Mount Royal University's main facilities:

Mount Royal University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Mount Royal University's Library

Mount Royal University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Mount Royal University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Mount Royal University's main services:

Mount Royal University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Mount Royal University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Mount Royal University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Mount Royal University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Mount Royal University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Mount Royal University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Mount Royal University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Advanced Education of Alberta

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Mount Royal University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Mount Royal University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
  • Alberta Association of Colleges and Technical Institutes (AACTI)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Mount Royal University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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