Mount Saint Vincent University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2361 of 14,131 In the World
#691 of 2,597 In North America
#58 of 101 In Canada
#5 of 9 In Nova Scotia
#3 of 5 In Halifax
#531 of 1,005 For Gender Studies

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
93%
Enrollment
4,050
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
www.msvu.ca
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate93%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to April (September - December; January-April)
Enrollment4,050
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio16:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,887
Citations
27,706

Mount Saint Vincent University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
859 / 8,147
Psychology
419 / 8,866
Medicine
410 / 7,625
Sociology
339 / 4,231
Business
170 / 3,085
Biology
156 / 2,664
Art & Design
134 / 633
Political Science
123 / 453
Education Majors
114 / 1,205
Computer Science
109 / 2,085
Gender Studies
103 / 786
Communications and Public Relations
93 / 1,324
Economics
93 / 1,072
Child Psychology
91 / 3,139
Demography
90 / 1,024
Social Psychology
90 / 2,578
Chemistry
88 / 1,308
Environmental Science
86 / 1,975
Health Science
81 / 1,072
Physics
80 / 1,550
Public Health
71 / 1,561
History
58 / 51
Mathematics
57 / 1,085
Media Studies
52 / 102
Clinical Psychology
50 / 987
Nursing
48 / 742
Engineering
47 / 1,212
Creative Writing
46 / 258
Gerontology
42 / 678
Development Studies
41 / 856
Marketing
40 / 957
Math Teachers
39 / 867
Public Policy / Administration
38 / 607
Anatomy and Physiology
37 / 672
Geography and Cartography
36 / 568
Healthcare Management (MHA)
36 / 1,025
Special Education
36 / 601
Philosophy
36 / 80
Art History
35 / 27
Cognitive Science
34 / 935

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 218
1992 22 200
1993 17 304
1994 24 249
1995 17 244
1996 24 263
1997 39 284
1998 37 307
1999 27 274
2000 29 353
2001 40 374
2002 35 505
2003 36 575
2004 24 638
2005 38 638
2006 32 736
2007 64 867
2008 64 957
2009 76 1049
2010 84 1092
2011 94 1522
2012 79 1645
2013 88 1929
2014 110 2153
2015 119 2309
2016 108 2141
2017 121 2427
2018 116 2354
2019 132 2538
2020 150 3282
2021 171 3774

Tuition

Local studetns Undergraduate tuition fee, 624.85-658.85 per course; Graduate courses (excluding certain school psychology courses), 857.20. School Psychology (GSPY), 907.20 per course (CAD)

Mount Saint Vincent University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Maîtrise/Master's Degree Communication Studies, Education, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Nutrition, Public Relations

Notable alumni

  1. Anne Murray

    Anne Murray
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    singerteacheractormusician
    Biography

    Morna Anne Murray is a Canadian singer. Her albums consisting primarily of pop, country, and adult contemporary music have sold over 55 million copies worldwide during her over 40-year career.

  2. Matt DeCourcey

    Matt DeCourcey
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Matthew DeCourcey is a Canadian Liberal politician, who represented the riding of Fredericton in the House of Commons of Canada from 2015 until 2019.

  3. Iain Rankin

    Iain Rankin
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Iain Thomas Rankin is a Canadian politician who served as the 29th premier of Nova Scotia from February 23, 2021, to August 31, 2021. He serves in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, representing the electoral district of Timberlea-Prospect. Rankin was first elected in the 2013 Nova Scotia general election and was re-elected in the 2017 general election. On February 6, 2021, Rankin was announced the Leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

  4. André Lamontagne

    André Lamontagne
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    André Lamontagne is a Canadian politician in Quebec, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2014 election. He represents the electoral district of Johnson as a member of the Coalition Avenir Québec.

  5. Ryan Cochrane

    Ryan Cochrane
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in Mount Saint Vincent University
    Studied psychology
    Occupations
    canoeist
    Biography

    Ryan Cochrane is a Canadian kayaker. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He competed in K-2 (both 200m and 1000m) together with Hugues Fournel at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

  6. Rafah DiCostanzo

    Rafah DiCostanzo
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politicianinterpreter
    Biography

    Rafah DiCostanzo is a Canadian politician. She was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2017 provincial election.

  7. Matt Robinson

    Matt Robinson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Matt Robinson is a Canadian poet born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

General info

Alternative names MSVU
Founded 1873
Accreditation Department of Labour and Advanced Education of Nova Scotia
Motto Veritas ad Deum ducit
Truth leads to God
Academic structure Faculty of Arts and Science
Faculty of Professional Studies
Faculty of Education
Affiliations and memberships Universities Canada (UC)
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)

Location and Contacts

Address 166 Bedford Highway
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M 2J6
Canada
City population 403,000
Phone +1 (902) 457 6117
Fax +1 (902) 457 6498

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