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

 

 

8,779
students

As of September 2021

8,013

Undergraduate students

606

Master's students

160

Doctoral students

588

Calgary Campus students

600

International students from 90 countries

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One of Canada's leading research universities

The University of Lethbridge has built an outstanding record of research achievement. Our tradition of excellence has been achieved by the collective achievements of our researchers and fostered by our commitment to support high impact research across disciplines.

#1

Medical and Science Grants (Primarily Undergraduate category, Maclean's University Rankings, 2022)

#5

Total research dollars (Primarily Undergraduate category, Maclean's University Rankings, 2022)

1 of 4

Comprehensive Academic and Research Universities in Alberta

18

Research centres and institutes

One of Canada's Top Undergraduate Universities

uLethbridge consistently ranks as one of Canada's top universities and places 6th overall in the Primarily Undergraduate category (Maclean’s University Rankings, 2022).

#2

Experiential Learning Opportunities for Students
(
Maclean’s University Rankings, 2022)

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 of New Scholars

12

Canada Research Chairs

2

3M National Teaching Fellows


 

Extraordinary facilities

Science Commons building sign

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.

Students in the Centre for Financial Market Research and Training

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.

Paintings hanging in the Hess Art 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 student giving presentation

Our graduate enrolment reached a record-breaking 766 students in 2021.

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

1,300+

Academic All-Canadians

9

Olympians
 

3

Olympic medals

1

Paralympian

Shining alumni

 

 

48,557

Alumni worldwide
 

1,600

Graduates join our alumni family each year
 

94.5%

Graduate employment rate
 

3

Rhodes Scholars