Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) - public higher education institution in Canada. The history of MSVU can be traced back to1873 . Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Halifax, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity. Many independent academic rankings put Mount Saint Vincent University in the top 90 best universities in Canada.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. Upon review about(70%) of applicants receive a positive response. Mount Saint Vincent University divides its academic year into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 12,500 USD. A master’s degree of MSVU will cost a student a significant sum of 12,500 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. Among the programs applicants can also find their online equivalents and other online courses. On the university’s official website ( you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Mount Saint Vincent University teaches more than 7 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. MSVU has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of MSVU. There is a library on the campus. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. The university is one of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).
Ranking   3512   91
Mount Saint Vincent University
Country Canada
City Halifax
Bachelor (foreigners) 12,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 12,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 6,047 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 6,047 USD/year.
Living expenses $722 -1,223 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1873
Abbreviation MSVU
Students 7,918
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Truth Leads to God
• Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia
• Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
World ranking 3512
Country ranking 91
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 3512
Cost of living in Halifax
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 266 368
Food 273 479
Transportation 47 129
Communications and utilities 96 94
Clothing 18 67
Sports and leisure 22 87
Total 722 1,223
Accommodation in Halifax USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 269
Shared room in city centre 371
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 453
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 601
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