Mount Royal University

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 6K6, Canada

About Mount Royal University

Mount Royal University (MRU) is a public university in Calgary, Alberta.

From its first campus, which was affectionately known as "the barn", to its current high-tech university grounds, environmentally-friendly buildings and diverse educational offerings, Mount Royal has developed since it was first established in 1910. .

It offers students some 33 majors across 12 degrees at the faculty of continuing education and extension, the faculty of science and technology, the faculty of health, community and education, and the faculty of arts. There is also a school of communication studies and the Bissett School of Business.

In 2017, Mount Royal became the third Canadian university to receive the Ashoka Changemaker Campus designation in recognition of the it has worked to support indigenous communities and engage with both local and global challenges in socially and environmentally conscious ways.

Notable alumni of the institution include Paul Brandt, most awarded male country musician in Canadian history; Chris Gailus, Emmy-award winning news anchor and Alison Redford, a former Premier of Alberta.