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ACADIA UNIVERSITY

For 178 years, Acadia has specialized in providing a premium high quality, high engagement primarily undergraduate student experience for students from across Canada and more than 50 countries around the world.

With nearly 4,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and 580 full- and part-time graduate students, Acadia’s balance of academic, emotional, spiritual and athletic education educates the whole person – inside and outside the classroom. With high academic standards,small class sizes, a friendly campus, and personal attention,  students are both challenged and supported by faculty, staff and other influencers who are devoted to helping them see, discover, and unleash their potential.

The Acadia environment is an incubator – a two-way, interactive, close-knit, supportive, diverse, collaborative, engaging, and fun community. The university’s prestigious but unpretentious personality attracts students who are dialectic, autonomous, versatile, discerning, self-effacing, and kind-hearted. Approximately 80 percent of Acadia’s students are community volunteers.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
3,570

Full-time (graduates)
190

Part-time (undergraduates)
420

Part-time (graduates)
390

Source: Association of Atlantic Universities (2016 rounded preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$6,661 - $7,944

Graduate tuition fees:
$6,616 - $7,899

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$15,903

Graduate tuition fees:
$16,058

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees are for undergraduate programs in arts and humanities. Fees are for graduate programs in humanities. (2016-17)

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.