Acadia University

15 University Avenue, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada | Public University | Established 1838

About us

Founded in 1838, Acadia is one of Canada’s oldest, and most respected liberal arts universities. Acadia has a long tradition of academic excellence, and creating dynamic, responsible, global leaders. While being consistently ranked as one of the top universities in Canada for undergraduate studies, Acadia is a laureate of Washington’s Smithsonian Institution and a part of the permanent research collection of the National Museum of American History. It is the only Canadian university selected for inclusion in the Education and Academia category of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award. As over 50 different nationalities are represented on campus, this is an institution that encourages, and celebrates its diversity while students learn from our strong academic programs taught by award winning professors.

An education at Acadia is both dynamic and rigorous as it prepares a student for life on the global stage. Students here get the chance to not just learn, but also participate in meaningful research at both the undergraduate, and graduate level. Students at Acadia have the unique opportunity to participate in the Co-operative Education Program gaining work experience that is directly related to their field of study. Through interactive learning and co-curricular activities students experience a high level of of education that continues to be recognized nationally and internationally, for its excellence and innovation.

A home away from home is also important. Acadia University is a part of Wolfville, a small town nestled in the picturesque Annapolis Valley. It is an hour’s drive outside of Halifax, the provincial capital of Nova Scotia, and is a small, but globally conscious town that is both safe and inviting. This is a perfect place to pursue an education and grow as an individual. Welcome to Acadia, a place that will help you realize your full potential, and be a home away from home for the rest of your life.

Why Acadia University

The mission of Acadia University is to provide a personalized and rigorous liberal education; promote a robust and respectful scholarly community; and inspire a diversity of students to become critical thinkers, lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and responsible global leaders.

  • By choosing Acadia, you have opportunities to work closely with professors, volunteer in the community, study abroad, enjoy co-op placements, and be engaged in real-world research.

  • Acadia’s 3,574 students come from nearly every province and nearly 60 countries to take advantage of our strong academic programs, a curriculum that encourages personal development, and collaborative learning experiences led by award-winning professors.

  • Acadia’s four faculties – Arts, Pure and Applied Sciences, Professional Studies, and Theology – offer more than 200 degree combinations in its undergraduate academic programs and graduate programs.

  • Some of our most popular majors are in biology, marketing, English, psychology, environmental studies, and kinesiology.

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Fees

Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
English for Academic Purposes 1 Year CAD 4,030
Bachelor of Applied Science - Engineering - Transfer to Bachelor of Engineering at Dalhousie University (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Classical Studies 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Canadian Studies (Thesis) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Economics (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - English (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Environmental and Sustainability Studies (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - French (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - German (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - History (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Mathematics and Statistics (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Philosophy 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Political Science (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Sociology (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Spanish (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Theatre Studies 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Women's and Gender Studies (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Business Administration (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Community Development (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Community Development - Environmental and Sustainability Studies (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Computer Science (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Kinesiology 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Biology (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Chemistry (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Environmental Geoscience (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Geology (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Mathematics and Statistics (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Physics (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Psychology (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Science - Nutrition - Nutrition and Dietetics (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 17,884
University Certificate - Applied Science 1 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Arts - Music 4 Year CAD 17,884
Bachelor of Music Therapy 4 Year CAD 17,884
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Admission Requirements

Courses Exams
English Course
Bachelors courses
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 90 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
Certificate Course
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 90 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)\
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)

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