Alliance University College: Narrative Description

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630, 833-4th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 3T5
Tel: (403)410-2000; 800-461-1222; Web Site:

Description: Independent, comprehensive, specialized, coed, affiliated with The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Awards bachelor's degrees (graduate and professional degrees are offered by Canadian Theological Seminary). Founded 1941. Setting: 16-acre urban campus. Endowment: $1.2 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $1759 per student. Total enrollment: 329. 129 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 245 students, 44% women, 56% men. Part-time: 84 students, 56% women, 44% men. Students come from 11 provinces and territories, 36% from out-of province, 2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 4% Asian Canadian, 2% international, 9% 25 or older, 66% live on campus. Retention: 64% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at University of Regina. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations. Recommended: medical history. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50 Canadian dollars. Tuition, fee, and room only charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Tuition: $6600 full-time, $220 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $200 full-time, $100 per term part-time. College room only: $3180.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 6 open to all. Most popular organizations: International Students Fellowship, Missions Group. Major annual events: Youth Conference, Regina Romp, Christmas Concert/Spring Musical. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, controlled dormitory access. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Archibald Foundation Library with 65,000 books, 546 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $264,500. 14 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed.

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