Dalhousie University is a public research universityin Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Established in 1818, it is amongst the oldest university in Canada. The university is known for blending transformational academic learning with initiating research.
QS World: 279th among global universities.
Times World: 251 – 300 among global universities.
QS National: 12th among the universities in Canada.
Times National: 11-14 among the universities in Canada.
ARWU National: 12 – 17 among the universities in Canada.
|Type of University||Public|
|Number of Students||18,824|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||14,883|
|Number of Graduate Students||3,991|
|Percentage of International Students||19%|
|Tuition Fee Range||$ 13,028 - $ 45,142|
|Test Scores Accepted||IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, MELAB, CAEL, PTE|
|Language of Course||English|
|Minimum Test Scores Required||IELTS – 6.5 bands TOEFL (IBT) – 90|
Dalhousie University offers more than 180 degree programs, in 4000 courses. It has 120+ UG programs, 80+ PG and Doctoral programs.
The programs offered are divided into 13 faculties. The table below enlists the same:
|Agriculture||Architecture and Planning|
|Arts and Social Sciences||College of Continuing Education|
Dalhousie University has four campuses: Three at Halifax and one near Truro.
An international candidate must prove his/her proficiency in English through English Language Tests accepted by Dalhousie University. Following tests and scores are accepted by Dalhousie University as a measure of English Proficiency: -
|Test Name||Minimum Scores Required|
|TOEFL||237 –computer based|
|90 –Internet Based, with no part less than 20|
|IELTS||Overall 6.5, no band less than 6|
|PTE||Overall 61, with no skill less than 50|
|Cambridge English: Advanced||Overall 180, no section less than 170|
Candidates who are unable to obtain these scores may opt for ESL course at the university, to get the admission.
The tuition for all the courses is to be paid once per academic year. The range of tuition fee is:
|Undergraduate courses||Canadian students: $5,430 - $10,703|
|International students: $ 15,368 - $20,641|
|Graduate courses||Canadian students: $3,090 - $35,204|
|International students: $13,028 - $45,142|
Dalhousie University provides a number of sources to fund its students’ education. The same are as follows:
Scholarships: Students can receive anywhere from CAD 500 to CAD 40,000 as scholarships during their 4 years.
Bursaries: These are small amounts of money (from $200-$600), intended to supplement other funding sources.
Loans: A number of loan options are available for Canadian, US and International students to supplement their expenses.
Line of Credit: A line of credit gives students access to an agreed-upon amount of money which can be withdrawn as needed. Interest is paid on the money withdrawn.
The employment rate of students from Dalhousie University is 97%. The University also provides facilities to students to help them with their careers. The same are as follows:
Dalhousie University has alumni network all over the world with over 130,000 alumni. It also has 91 Rhodes scholars and 8 Lieutenant Governors.
Notable alumni include Nobel Prize winner Arthur B. McDonald. Kathryn D. Sullivan – first American woman to walk in space, and former Prime Ministers of Canada like R.B. Benett, Joe Clark, Brian Mulroney.
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$20503|
|Diploma Tuition Fees||$18019|
|Start of Application process||May 01, 2019|
|End of Application process||September 15, 2019|
|Accepts common App||No|