Tuition & Fees

$8,786

$10,069

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

3,504

undergraduate students

419

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 0901

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Location

School Facts

Acadia University, founded in 1838, is a public, coeducational liberal arts university. Its 100-acre campus is located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,923
Established in 1838
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AUCC (Assn. of Universities and Colleges of Canada)

Wolfville, CN

100-acre campus in Wolfville (population: 4,195), 65 miles from Halifax. Air serves Halifax. Public transportation serves campus.

Acadia University
15 University Avenue
Wolfville, CN B4P 2R6

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
(Canadian dollars)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Leigh-Ann Murphy
Manager of Admissions
P: 902 585-1016
F: 901 585-1084
admissions@acadiau.ca

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,650
Additional fees $1,136
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $10,286
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Financial Aid Office

P: 902 585-1543
F: 902 585-1092
financial.aid@acadiau.ca

Financial Aid Officer

Pam D'Entremont
Financial Aid Officer
pam.dentremont@acadiau.ca

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
ice hockey
rugby
soccer
swimming
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, curling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, power cheerleading, ringette, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Directors

Kevin Dickie (men's)
Executive Director, Athletics & Community Events
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic University Sport
Mascot
Acadia Axeman
School colors
red and blue

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Geomatics
Applied Science
Biology
Business Administration
Canadian Studies
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Community Development
Computer Science
Divinity
Economics
Education
Educational Studies
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Environmental/Sustainability Studies
French
Geology
German
History
Kinesiology
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Statistics
Ministry
Music
Music Therapy
Nutrition/Dietetics
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Politics
Psychology
Recreation Management
Social/Political Thought
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Theology
Women's/Gender Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

3,923

total students

53%

in-state

47%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

3,504
students

Female
58%
2,034

Male
42%
1,470

11%

419
students

Female
68%
285

Male
32%
134

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

3,350
students

Female
58%
1,942

Male
42%
1,408

5%

154
students

Female
60%
92

Male
40%
62

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Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Co-op education
  • Internships

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented Bermuda
China
Japan
Nigeria
The Bahamas
The United States
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center

International Student Contact

Michael Holmes
International Admissions Officer
902 585-1300
michael.holmes@acadiau.ca

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