BU Established: 1907

Burman University

6730 University Dr, Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5, Canada

Burman University formally called Canadian University College is located in central Alberta just a short drive from the world-renowned ski resorts of Banff and Jasper.

  • 500-1,000
    Total Students
  • 13:1
    Students Per Staff


Burman offers you the unique opportunity to strengthen and explore your faith in a Christian community. From worships in class, local ministries, and short and long-term mission trips, the opportunities for spiritual growth are endless.

Burman University is accredited by the Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA) offering Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC) approved bachelor degree programs. We offer over 35 major or track choices in bachelor degree programs in our Division of Arts, Division of Science, School of Business, and School of Education.

We are one of 15 Adventist universities in North America, but we are the only Seventh-day Adventist university in Canada. We are sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC).

Students coming from all over North America and various international locales, the warm family-like atmosphere on campus has a distinct cultural flavor. At Burman U we believe in the complete university college experience. We provide an environment where academic, physical, and spiritual growth is encouraged.

With over 37 countries represented on campus, Burman University is proud of our diverse student body population coming from different countries, cultures, and backgrounds. We strive to celebrate the differences, encouraging our campus family to learn from one another and grow with each other. Our diversity has prompted the creation of over 30 clubs on campus that focus on different cultures, hobbies, and interests.

Programs / Degrees at Burman University


  • Bachelor of Science( BSc 4-Yr; BSc 3-Yr )


  • Bachelor of Business Administration( BBA 4-yr)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA 3-yr )


  • Bachelor of Education ( BEd 4-yr BEd (After degree) 2-yr )


  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA 4-yr; BA 3-yr )

General Studies - Arts

  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA 3-Yr )

General Studies - Science

  • Bachelor of Science ( BSc 3-yr )

International Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA (4-Yr) )


  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA 4-yr; BA 3-yr;)
  • Bachelor of Music ( BMus; BEd ) - music and non-music options

Outward Pursuits

  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA 4-yr; BA 3-yr )

Psychology & Behavioural Science

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc (4-Yr);)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA (4-Yr) )

Religious Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA 4-yr; BA 3-yr )


  • Bachelor of Science ( BSc 4-Yr; BSc 3-Yr )

Academic Life

  • Semesters
    Academic calendar

Student Life

  • 51-200
  • Private
    Control type
  • Non-Profit
  • Religious affiliation
    Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

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