Mount Saint Vincent University

country rank  63
world rank  2147

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University Overview

Founded in 1873, Mount Saint Vincent University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Halifax (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Nova Scotia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia, Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and 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. MSVU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym MSVU
Founded 1873
Motto Veritas ad Deum ducit
Truth leads to God

University Location

Address 166 Bedford Highway
Halifax (population range: 250,000-499,999)
B3M 2J6 Nova Scotia
Canada
T +1 (902) 457 6117
F +1 (902) 457 6498

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 166 Bedford Highway
Halifax B3M 2J6
+1 (902) 457 6117
877 733 6788

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Mount Saint Vincent University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
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)
  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018