The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation’s most enterprising city. Ranked one of the top ten research universities in Canada, the University of Calgary houses 73 Canada Research Chairs and more than 80 research institutes and centres working to address society's most persistent and emerging challenges. The University of Calgary is advancing to become a global intellectual hub, where over 33,000+ students thrive in programs made rich by research and hands-on experiences. The university currently offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, and provides the wider community with lifelong learning opportunities. The University of Calgary is a member of the U15 group of Canadian public research universities, which contribute upwards of C$36 billion to the national economy annually. Considered one of Canada’s top university, it drives $16.5 billion in economic impact to its host province of Alberta alone. University of Calgary alumni are effectively building the local community, with more than two-thirds of 202,500+ graduates living and/or working in the Calgary area.