Fast Facts

Fast facts

Our 2013/14 student population

Total individual credit students

Full-time9,930 (79.0%)
Extension total24,673




Our credit student profile - fall 2013

Average age, full-time22 years
Average age, part-time25 years
Percent of female students63.7%
Percent from Calgary origin79.7%
Number of parchments awarded in 2013/141,868






Our class sizes

Average class size / credit programs28 students
50 students or less in a class99.0%



Graduate employment rate 2011/12 (see note 1)

Graduate employment rate (Degree)91.0%
Graduate employment rate (Non-degree)86.9%



Scholarships and bursaries 2013/14

Total dollars awarded per year$3.78 million
Number of awards granted per year4,073



Student tuition and fees (per academic year) 2013/2014

Canadian/resident students, degree program (five courses)$6,400
International students, degree program (five courses)$12,800
Estimated books/supplies$1,300




Credit programs, 2013/14 (see note 2)

Number of programs offered62
Total applications23,694
Targeted first-year intake5,939





Bissett School of Business

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Communication Studies

Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension

Faculty of Health and Community Studies

Faculty of Science and Technology

Faculty of Teaching and Learning

Financial, 2013/14

Total revenue$213.8 million
Campus Alberta grant  (provincial operating grant)$84.1 million
Comprehensive provincial grant revenue$99.1 million
Total salaries and benefits$149.1 million





Economic impact on community, 2007

Activity generated by Mount Royal$1.1 billion
Reduced social costs to Alberta government$2.9 million



Employees, 2013/14 (see note 3)

Instructors, full-time, credit405
Instructors, part-time, credit447
Instructors, Continuing Education497
Instructors, International Programs40
Instructors, Conservatory258
Support staff (excluding casual) 685
Management 92









David Docherty, PhD, President
Kathryn Shailer, PhD, Provost and V.P. Academic
Duane Anderson, CMA, V.P. Administrative Services
Carole Simpson, V.P. University Advancement
Brian Fleming, MA, V.P. Student Affairs and Campus Life

Board of Governors

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The Mount Royal University Foundation Board of Directors

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Giving to Mount Royal

1. Graduate indicators are based upon Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education's latest biennial Graduate Outcomes Survey.
2. Total Applications and Targeted First Year Intake include Open Studies and University Entrance Option.
3. Starting 2010-11 a methodological change has been made and only full time faculty on unpaid leave are excluded. Some individuals may appear in more than one category.