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Founded in 1971, MacEwan University has a long tradition of inspiring its students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. The university offers a broad complement of programs to a student body that numbers over 12,000 full-time undergraduate students, including close to 1,100 international students from more than 80 countries.
Instructors are focused on teaching first, but many are also engaged in ground-breaking, internationally recognized research, scholarly and artistic activity. Faculty research informs and enhances the quality of the teaching curriculum and creates opportunities for student involvement in research – a rare opportunity in many undergraduate universities.
The University offers a unique student experience that opens diverse pathways for achievement and growth. Students and alumni consistently say that accessible faculty is one of the main reasons that they are satisfied with their education at MacEwan University. Faculty members are easy to find and approachable, students say that they value the one-on-one relationships they have with faculty.
MacEwan University’s campus is centrally located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, Alberta. Students have access to up-to-date educational facilities including labs and purpose-built spaces. The John L. Haar Library is a comprehensive facility with more than 1,247,000 books, periodical volumes, e-journals and audio-visual materials.