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Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

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University Overview

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is built on passion  — shared by our students, faculty and staff — to shape new worlds as entrepreneurs, leaders and community builders.

Established in 1916, SAIT in Calgary, Canada is a global leader in applied education and offers 100+ career programs, 1,300+ continuing education courses and corporate training courses to more than 200 companies annually. SAIT has welcomed international students from more than 140 different countries. We pride ourselves on providing a top-quality education, delivered on a beautiful campus complete with all the amenities and support systems you need to be successful.

SAIT students study within eight academic schools — Business, Construction, Energy, Health and Public Safety, Hospitality and Tourism, Information and Communications Technologies, Manufacturing and Automation and Transportation.

Where can a SAIT education take you?
SAIT offers a unique style of learning that provides you with the skills required by industry, so you can go straight from SAIT into the workforce. Our education is applied, which means hands-on learning, a curriculum based on relevance to industry, and work experience through co-ops, practicums and internships. Employers in Canada and around the world recognize a SAIT education as a benchmark for quality.

CAD 11000

Living Cost

CAD 13000-27500

Undergraduate

CAD 16500-29000

Graduate

University Facts

Established in 1916

Programmes 88 Available

Total Students 55500+

Total Int. Students 0+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

  • International students are considered on case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Should provide the certificate issued by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) that compares educational credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Please note:- If you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a valid study permit before you come to Canada.

Minimum IELTS Score

6+

Undergraduate

6+

Graduate

Minimum TOEFL Score

80+

Undergraduate

80+

Graduate

Minimum PTE Score

53+

Undergraduate

53+

Graduate

All Programs(88)

Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

13000 - 27500 Per year

Undergraduate(CAD)

16500 - 29000 Per year

Graduate(CAD)

CAD20677Tuition Fee

CAD11000Living Cost

Comparison with other universities of similar tier

Features

  • Academic Counseling
  • Accomodation (On Campus)
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Co-op Program
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food & Dining Sevices
  • Health Insurance
  • Internet Services
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Tax Information (T2202A)
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • University Transfer Options
  • Continuing Education
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals

Students

  • Academic advising
  • Admissions and registration assistance Pre-departure assistance
  • Upon arrival assistance
  • How to adjust to living in Calgary
  • Finances, work and life balance planning, career advancement
  • International student orientation
  • Educational tours, workshops and tutorials
  • Volunteer experiences within SAIT
  • Information on health and dental insurance
  • A variety of social and cultural activities
  • Mental health and COVID-19 updates
  • Student visa assistance
  • Information on Alberta Health Care
  • Information on support organizations in Calgary
  • Cultural counselling Workshops to obtain a post-graduate work permit
  • Work placement opportunities
  • Alumni events

Scholarships

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