ACADIA UNIVERSITY

Acadia University

For 182 years, Acadia has specialized in providing a premium high quality, high engagement primarily undergraduate student experience for students from across Canada and more than 60 countries around the world.

With more than 4,300  full- and part-time undergraduate and 500 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, Acadia 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 attracts students who are autonomous, versatile, discerning, self-effacing, and kind-hearted. Undergraduates engage directly in research and approximately 80 percent of Acadia’s students are community volunteers.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
3,533

Full-time (graduates)
169

Part-time (undergraduates)
410

Part-time (graduates)
368

Source: Association of Atlantic Universities (2020 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$7,918 - $9,201

Graduate tuition fees:
$7,866 - $9,149

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$18,421

Graduate tuition fees:
$18,600

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2020-21)

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.


RESIDENCE