14,685
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
62
7360/11721
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Dalhousie University is a University institution located in Halifax, NS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of the Registrar
Halifax, NS  B3H 4H6
Canada
Contact Ashley Jordan
Assistant Registrar, Associate Director Admissions
Email: admissions@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1833
Fax: 902-494-1630

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural And Food Products Processing Checkmark
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Agroecology And Sustainable Agriculture Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Health Checkmark
Animal Nutrition Checkmark
Animal Sciences Related Checkmark
Animal/livestock Husbandry And Production Checkmark
Aquaculture Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
International Agriculture Checkmark
Plant Nursery Management Checkmark
Plant Protection And Integrated Pest Management Checkmark
Plant Sciences Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Canadian Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Related Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Microbiological Sciences And Immunology Related Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Merchandising, Sales, And Marketing Operations Related (general) Checkmark
Nonprofit Management Checkmark
Small Business Administration Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Journalism Related Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer/information Technology Services Administration Related Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration Related Checkmark
Physical Therapy Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
Respiratory Therapy Technician Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Meteorology Checkmark
Oceanography (chemical And Physical) Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts And Stagecraft Related Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,721
Applied
7,360
Accepted
14,685
Enrolled
63%

Applying

70
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,265
In-province
8,265
Out-of-province
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Fees

1,066
Full-time student fees
10,880
Room & board
7,325
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

1,072
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package

Student Body

14,685
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (44.8%)
Female (55.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Orientation Week, Winter Carnival and Charity Ball

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
International Students Association, Arts Society, Science Society, Commerce Society and Dalhousie Outdoors Club

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio