Dalhousie University: Ranking & Review

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Halifax Rank Canada Rank World Rank
1 16 256
Top 2%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate65%
Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment17,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$6,250$6,250
International students$13,750$13,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

MottoOra et Labora
Pray and work
AccreditationDepartment of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia
Affiliations and membershipsUniversities Canada (UC)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
Academic structureFaculty of Architecture and Planning
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Computer Science
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Health Professions
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Science
Colorsblack, gold
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff2,250
Student/staff ratio8
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.dal.ca
Address6885 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H6
Urbanization levelUrban
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone+1 (902) 494 2450
Fax+1 (902) 494 1630

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