Acadia University

country rank  40
world rank  1305

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University Overview

Founded in 1838, Acadia University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Wolfville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Nova Scotia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia, Acadia University (AU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Acadia University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 180 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym AU
Founded 1838
Motto In pulvere vinces
In dust, you conquer
Colours Garnet and blue

University Location

Address 15 University Ave
Wolfville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
B4P 2R6 Nova Scotia
Canada
T +1 (902) 542 1016
F +1 (902) 585 1092

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 15 University Ave, PO Box 40
Wolfville B4P 2R6
+1 (902) 585 1016

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Acadia University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Maple League of Universities (MLU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018