4,255
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

St. Francis Xavier University is a Comprehensive institution located in Antigonish, NS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5000
Antigonish, NS  B2G 2W5
Canada
Contact Ms. Sarah Murray
Admissions Officer
Email: mbarry@stfx.ca
Phone: 902-867-2219
Fax: 902-867-2329

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching 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
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,851
Applied
1,859
Accepted
4,255
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

1,611
Females Applied
1,048
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,240
Males Applied
811
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported August 15th Yes
Early decision plan January 31st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,108
In-province
6,130
Out-of-province
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Fees

621
Full-time student fees
9,005
Room & board
4,825
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

4,255
Total undergrad students
43%
Out-of-province students

Gender

Male (37.67%)
Female (62.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 45%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Christmas Ball, Winter Carnival and X-Ring Ceremony

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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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:
X-Project, Blue Crew, orientation committee, X-Debate and ACE (Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship)

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 No Checkmark No
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Cheerleading No No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
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Golf Checkmark No No
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Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

318
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 251
Part-time - 67