St. Francis Xavier University

country rank  53
world rank  1693

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University Overview

Established in 1853, St. Francis Xavier University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Antigonish (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Nova Scotia. Officially recognized by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education of Nova Scotia, St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. StFX also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym StFX
Founded 1853
Motto Quaecumque Sunt Vera (Philippians 4:4-9)
Whatsoever things are true
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 5000
B2G 1C0 Nova Scotia
Tel +1 (902) 863 3300
Fax +1 (902) 867 5153

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to St. Francis Xavier University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022