927
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
74
74%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 5163 Duke Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 3J6
Canada
Contact Mr. Terry Bailey
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services
Email: admissions@nscad.ca
Phone: 902-494-8129
Fax: 902-425-2987

Majors & Degrees

Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

306
Applied
229
Accepted
927
Enrolled
75%

Applying

35
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3.0
Other requirements: Portfolio

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 15th June 30th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer February 15th June 30th Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,154
In-province
7,438
Out-of-province
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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
Alumni

Student Body

927
Total undergrad students

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 10%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
evening patrols by trained security personnel

Faculty

114
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 68
Male - 61
Female - 53