University of Calgary
#238 Overall Influence

University of Calgary

Public research university located in Calgary, Alberta

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The University of Calgary is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The University of Calgary started in 1944 as the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta, founded in 1908, prior to being instituted into a separate, autonomous university in 1966. It is composed of 14 faculties and over 85 research institutes and centres. The main campus is located in the northwest quadrant of the city near the Bow River and a smaller south campus is located in the city centre. The main campus houses most of the research facilities and works with provincial and federal research and regulatory agencies, several of which are housed next to the campus such as the Geological Survey of Canada. The main campus covers approximately .

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What is University of Calgary known for?

#111 World Rank
Religious Studies
#116 World Rank
Nursing
#134 World Rank
Engineering
#137 World Rank
Political Science
#172 World Rank
Social Work
#184 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#187 World Rank
Communications
#188 World Rank
Biology
#196 World Rank
Medical
#197 World Rank
Computer Science
#249 World Rank
Physics
#252 World Rank
Chemistry
#265 World Rank
Business
#268 World Rank
Mathematics
#280 World Rank
Education
#285 World Rank
Psychology
#320 World Rank
Anthropology
#362 World Rank
Sociology
#365 World Rank
Philosophy
#394 World Rank
Economics
#435 World Rank
Literature
#523 World Rank
Law
#835 World Rank
History
#1111 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of Calgary's Most influential alumni?

University of Calgary's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Nursing, and Engineering. University of Calgary’s most academically influential people include Robert Thirsk, Douglas E. Cowan, and Heather Botting.

Robert Thirsk
Robert Thirsk

Canadian astronaut

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Douglas E. Cowan

Canadian academic

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Heather Botting

Canadian anthropologist

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Ezra Levant
Ezra Levant

Canadian media personality and far-right activist

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James Gosling
James Gosling

Canadian computer scientist

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M. Elizabeth Cannon

Canadian academic and engineer

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Joseph Sung
Joseph Sung

Hong Kong academic

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Michael Lapidge

Canadian anthropologist, linguist and historian

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Michael J. Neufeld

Historian and author

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Rita McKeough

Canadian artist

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Theo de Raadt
Theo de Raadt

Leader of the OpenBSD project

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Imants Barušs

Canadian educator

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