7 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Nova Scotia

Below is the list of best universities in Nova Scotia ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 331K citations received by 12.5K academic papers made by 7 universities in Nova Scotia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Dalhousie University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#13 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
18,500
Founded
1818

2. Saint Mary's University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#35 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
7,281
Founded
1802

3. St. Francis Xavier University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#39 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1853

4. Acadia University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#41 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1838

5. Mount Saint Vincent University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#45 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
4,050
Founded
1873

6. Cape Breton University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#51 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1974

7. University of King's College

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#76 in Canada
#1153 in North America
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1789

Closest to Nova Scotia states to learn Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni Canada Flag rank
New Brunswick 5 28
Quebec 17 4
Ontario 22 1
Manitoba 3 14
Saskatchewan 4 20
Alberta 7 3
British Columbia 12 2