ACADIA UNIVERSITY

                                              About Acadia University


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



Brief Description:
Acadia University was founded in 1838, Acadia University is a non-profit University located Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Officially  the institution has been accredited and recognized by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia. Acadia University (AU) is a small institution compared to its contemporaries and has an admission range of 3,000 - 4,000 students annually.

 Certificates awarded by Acadia University ranges from Diploma, Bachelors and Masters Degree. The institution is currently 179 years old and it has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. 

Admission Rate
The admission rate range is  rated at 60-70%. International students can apply for an enrollment. 
AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Contact Details:

Address 15 University Ave Wolfville, B4P 2R6 Nova Scotia, Canada
Population range 2,500-9,999
Phone +1 (902) 542 1016
Fax +1 (902) 585 1092
Degrees Offered:

Undergraduate Degrees: PreBachelor degrees and Bachelor degrees
Postgraduates Degrees:  Master degrees

The Acadia University has the following faculties and departments listed below:

1. Arts and Humanities:
  • Applied Arts
  • Classics
  • Design
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • Literature
  • Museum Studies
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Theology
  • Visual arts
2. Business and Social Sciences;
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Anthropology / Archaeology
  • Business / Commerce / Management
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Physical Education / Sport Science
  • Political and International Studies
  • Social Policy / Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology / Psychology
  • Tourism / Hospitality
3. Languages and Cultural:
  • Aboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
  • African Studies
  • American & Caribbean Studies
  • Ancient and Modern Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • English Studies
  • European Studies
  • French Studies
  • Germanic Studies
  • Indian / South Asian Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Portugese Studies
  • Russian / Eastern European Studies
  • Spanish Studies
4. Medicine and Health
  • Anaesthesia
  • Anatomy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Medicine / Surgery
  • Natural / Alternative Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics / Gynaecology
  • Optometry / Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiography
  • Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
5. Engineering:
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer and IT Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
6. Science and Technology:

  • Agriculture / Forestry / Botany
  • Aquaculture / Marine Science
  • Architecture
  • Aviation
  • Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer / Information Technology
  • Energy / Environmental Studies
  • Food Science
  • Geology
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Multimedia
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacy / Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Textiles and Fibre Science
  • Zoology / Veterinary Science

Tuition Fees:

For local citizens of Canada the average tuition fee ranges  from $5,000 to $7,500 and it does not cover all other school expenses. Tuition fees figure as seen above may depreciate or appreciate, depending on the season or choice of program. The figure placed above is a tuition benchmark.

For International students the average tuition fee ranges  from $12.500 to $15,000 and it does not cover all other school expenses. Tuition fees figure as seen above may depreciate or appreciate, depending on the season or choice of program. The figure placed above is a tuition benchmark.

Institutions Might:
Student Enrollment - Total Student Enrolment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff - Total Faculty and Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type -  Public
Entity Type - Non-Profit


Supported Facilities and Services:
Library: ✔
Sport Facilities; ✔
Scholarships:✔
Study Abroad and Exchange Programs : ✔
Distance Learning and Online Courses ; ✔

Associations:
  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • Maple League of Univeristies
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)