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NSCAD UNIVERSITY

Students at NSCAD University, known by many as the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, have been creating our world 1887. With an individualized and engaging Socratic approach to education in the visual arts on three small campuses in historic downtown Halifax, students thrive in a learning and research environment that is immersive and rigorous, yet supportive.

With a cosmopolitan mix of staff and students from across Canada and around the world, NSCAD offers students exceptional access to equipment and facilities, and boasts a global reputation for excellence in preparing students for a future in the visual arts.  NSCAD’s faculty and alumni represent some of Canada’s most highly regarded curators, designers, craftspeople, filmmakers, artists, educators and entrepreneurs. Close connections between students, faculty and alumni encourage vital and innovative dialogue and collaboration.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
600

Full-time (graduates)
30

Part-time (undergraduates)
150

Source: Association of Atlantic Universities (graduate numbers are for full- and part-time) (2016 rounded preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$5,815 - $7,098

Graduate tuition fees:
$6,967 - $8,250

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$15,678

Graduate tuition fees:
$18,240

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts (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.