SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY

Saint Mary's University

Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Saint Mary’s University is the province’s second largest university, marked by iconic buildings, green spaces and fresh ocean air with a rich 218-year history. Known for great undergraduate programs, and an emerging selection of graduate programs, Saint Mary’s students enjoy a personal experience with average introductory class sizes of 40 students. Saint Mary’s is a vibrant and globally connected community with about two-thirds of students coming from Nova Scotia and Canada and a third of students hailing from more than 112 countries.

Saint Mary’s is deeply committed to giving graduates the tools and experience they need to be successful. Saint Mary’s is known for its strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative teaching and research that reaches beyond the walls of the university and into the wider community. Saint Mary’s Sobey School of Business is the largest and most respected business school in Atlantic Canada and a national leader. The university has increased experiential learning opportunities for students such as co-ops, internships, research, community-engaged service learning and competitions. Saint Mary’s continues to raise the profile and the ranking of its research and programs, becoming Nova Scotia’s second largest research university by research income.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
5,306

Full-time (graduates)
450

Part-time (undergraduates)
573

Part-time (graduates)
139

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

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$6,857 - $8,140

Graduate tuition fees:
$4,264 - $7,564

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$18,280

Graduate tuition fees:
$12,284 - $16,751

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