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Acadia University

Wolfville, NS

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Overview

Acadia University is a Comprehensive institution located in Wolfville, NS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 15 University Avenue
Wolfville, NS  B4P 2R6
Canada
Contact Ms. Leigh-Ann Murphy
Manager of Admissions
Email: admissions@acadiau.ca
Phone: 902-585-1016
Fax: 902-585-1092

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Food Science Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Canadian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark
Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,573
Applied
1,252
Accepted
3,348
Enrolled
27%
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Female Admissions

2,571
Females Applied
718
Females Accepted
28%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,002
Males Applied
534
Males Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,194
In-province
9,477
Out-of-province
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Fees

568
Full-time student fees

Student Body

3,348
Total Undergrad students
47%
Out-of-province students

Gender

Male (42.62%)
Female (57.38%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Winter Carnival, Orientation Week and Convocation

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Dance Acadia, Power Cheerleading, Water Watch Canada, LINC and Biology

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
video surveillance, emergency response, emergency notification, emergency management planning

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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