Featured Profile | Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Institute Mission

Dalhousie is a leading innovative, research-intensive university, inspiring our diverse scholarly community to serve Nova Scotia, our region, our nation and the world.

Institute Overview

Dalhousie University is internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities. Founded in 1818, we’re one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,500 students from over 115 countries around the world. Located on Canada’s East Coast, the university blends world-class academic programs with leading-edge research. At Dalhousie, we combine the prestige of a big-name university in an intimate and collaborative environment where students can experience hands-on learning opportunities through research, internships, co-op and more.


  • Dalhousie is one of Canada's oldest universities and was founded in 1818.
  • Located in beautiful Nova Scotia, Canada the main campus is only metres from the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Dalhousie conducts more than $135 million in externally funded research every year.
  • More than 180 degree programs are available at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.
  • Students can get involved in 330+ student clubs and societies and enjoy sports at intramural and competitive levels.

    Dalhousie University

  • Program Majors

    •  Agriculture
    •  Applied Health Care & Technology
    •  Business Administration
    •  Computer Science
    •  Engineering
    •  Humanities
    •  Native Studies
    •  Natural Sciences
    •  Nursing & Allied Health
    •  Public Administration
    •  Religious Studies

    Degrees & Diplomas

    •  University Transfer Programs
    •  Diplomas 1 - 3 yrs
    •  Bachelor's Degrees 3 - 4 yrs
    •  Master's Degrees 1 - 2 yrs
    •  Doctor's Degrees

    Admissions Criteria

    Minimum GPA
    English Language Proficiency   (Minimum Score)
    TOEFL (Internet-based):
    Application Deadline
    Notification of Acceptance
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    Rolling Admissions/Varies by Program
    Rolling Notification/Varies by Program
    International Application Fee (C$): 
    International Annual Tuition (C$): 

    Provincial Accreditation

    • Nova Scotia Department of Education and Culture

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