3,434
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
28
28%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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. Anne Scott
Manager of Admissions
Email: admissions@acadiau.ca
Phone: 902-585-1016
Fax: 902-585-1092

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 Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Percussion Instruments Checkmark
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Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,407
Applied
1,263
Accepted
3,434
Enrolled
29%
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Female Admissions

2,522
Females Applied
716
Females Accepted
28%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,885
Males Applied
547
Males Accepted
29%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,714
In-province
8,997
Out-of-province
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Fees

306
Full-time student fees
10,215
Room & board
5,725
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

3,434
Total undergrad students
48%
Out-of-province students

Gender

Male (41.58%)
Female (58.42%)

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
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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
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
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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
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No Checkmark Checkmark
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Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

246
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio