827
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
86
86%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of King's College is a Comprehensive institution located in Halifax, NS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Registrar's Office
Halifax, NS  B3H 3A1
Canada
Contact Ms. Tara Wigglesworth-Hines
Assistant Registrar/Admissions
Email: admissions@ukings.ns.ca
Phone: 902-422-1271
Fax: 902-425-8183

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
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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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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

566
Applied
488
Accepted
827
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

391
Females Applied
344
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

175
Males Applied
144
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Writing sample

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st April 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,000
In-province
7,000
Out-of-province
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Fees

1,600
Full-time student fees
10,000
Room & board
7,000
Room only

Student Body

827
Total undergrad students
60%
Out-of-province students

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

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:
Frosh Week, College Christmas and Young Alexandra Society Annual Ball

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:
King's Theatrical Society, student newspaper, King's College Dance Collective, St. Andrew's Missionary Society and King's Independent Film-Makers Society

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

45
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 0
Male - 20
Female - 25