The University of Calgary’s acceptance rate is approximately 45%. UofC receives approximately 50,000 applications for just over 8,000 spaces in direct-entry, first-year undergraduate programs across all faculties and schools. However, the university tends to send out 3x more acceptances than it has space for since many high school students apply to various programs and universities.
The acceptance rate for various programs a student is looking to apply to will vary greatly. This post covers a full breakdown of why the acceptance rates for Canadian universities are so high, programs with notably low acceptance rates, and comparisons with various other universities in North America.(more…)