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    University Sainte-Anne 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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    Located in Nova Scotia, Canada, University Sainte-Anne is a French University. The University offers various diploma programs, bachelor degree and master’s programs. It has a student intake of approximately 420 students every year. The college also has a graduation rate of 90% which makes it a good choice. The college offers three terms of study: Fall, and Winter. It has two intakes per year: June and August.

    Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, all the campuses of Université Sainte Anne have reopened as of August 4, 2020. All the safety measures are being strictly followed. However, the admission process is currently active online.

    • The University enrolled students for Fall/ Spring/ Summer sessions every year.
    • Université Sainte Anne is not an open college so you can be admitted only if you fulfil the requirements as deemed necessary.
    • Students applying for Freshman courses are advised to complete their applications by August 1.
    • You can apply for scholarships by checking the eligibility criteria. 94% of enrolled students receive scholarships.


    Application Portal Online
    SAT and ACT scores Not Required
    Mode of Payment Credit Cards, Electronic Cheques, Cheque or Money Order
    Academic Calendar Semester based
    Intake Seasons Fall/ Winter
    Work Experience Optional
    Financial Aid Loans, Grants, and Scholarships Available
    Campus Housing Available
    Type of University Public
    Awards Offered Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree
    Contact Number 902-769-2114

    University Sainte-Anne Admission Deadlines

    Students who wish to apply for admission to the University Sainte Anne can fill in the form as per the stated deadlines. The University does not entertain late admissions. The deadlines for the applications are -

    Fall Term June 1
    Winter Term August 1
    Scholarship Deadline February 28

    University Sainte-Anne International Students Admission

    University Sainte-Anne admits students from all over the world irrespective of their nationality. Applicants willing to study in Canada and fulfil the stated criteria are all set to apply for the admissions at the University Sainte-Anne. University Sainte-Anne receives a huge amount of applications from international students every year. Students can apply for various financial aids that are provided by the University.

    Application Portal: Online

    Application Fee: $295 CDN (non-refundable)

    Admission Requirements: An International student must submit the following documents to be eligible for admission at the University Sainte Anne –

    Undergraduate Admissions

    1. Transcripts from all colleges/ universities attended,
    2. Name of the program you are applying to,
    3. Secondary or High School Transcripts,
    4. Passport,
    5. Financial Statement of Support, and
    6. Personal Statement.

    Visa Process for International Students

    Once the application is accepted, the College will write a letter of acceptance. Then the applicant must visit the Canadian embassy in their country and apply for the Canadian student visa. They will have to state their ability to support themselves financially while they study in Canada.

    • Once you acquire your visa, you are eligible to enter Canada and start with your studies.
    • International students from visa-exempt countries must register for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
    • As an international student, you’ll require the following documents in hand –
      • Proof of acceptance,
      • Passport,
      • Study permit,
      • Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) and Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA),
      • Proof of financial support,
      • Country requirements
    • Students can work on-campus and off-campus if they have a valid study permit.

    University Sainte-Anne Undergraduate Admissions

    University Sainte-Anne provides various Diploma Courses, Bachelor’s programs and Master’s programs. From the field of Administration to Education, the University offers a huge number of choices for its students. Undergraduate admissions at Université Sainte Anne are explained further –

    Where to apply: Online Application Portal

    Application Fee: $50 CDN (non-refundable)

    Admission requirements– Following are the requirements that the students need to fulfil to apply for Undergraduate Admissions at the Université Sainte Anne –

    • Completed application for admission,
    • Official high school transcripts(s),
    • Scores from the ACT or SAT,
    • Work experience (if required).

    University Sainte-Anne Graduate Admissions

    The University offers only one graduate program- Master of Education.

    Requirements Master of Education
    Transcripts Required
    Work experience Required
    Essay Not Required
    Letter of Recommendation Required (three)
    Motivation letter Required
    Interview Not Required

    University Sainte-Anne is a good choice for students as it is a francophone university. The College has a graduation rate of 90% and provides on-campus job placements for its degree holders. The College’s website provides all the Application Forms for their Undergraduate and Diploma Programs. We advise you to keep all your documents in hand before applying on the website. This French University and its environment are worth your time and money.

    To contact their International Admission Team, you can ring them up on 902-769-2114 or mail them on

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Ques. Does the university accept credits from other universities?

    Ans. The potential student who will have already studied at another university or another post-secondary institution must send an official transcript of his institution so that the office of the registrar can establish, if necessary, equivalencies of Classes. At least half of the credits in a program must be taken at Université Saintee-Anne. Also, the Registrar's Office may require a description of the courses in question for the acceptance of credits.

    Ques. Can you explain to me the finances associated with the study program?

    Ans. Tuition fees for each program can be found on the program description page (for college programs ). Please see the finance office page ( Canadian students / international students ) for more information regarding scholarships, payment and reimbursement of fees and other useful financial information.

    Ques. What are the security measures on campus?

    Ans. They have security guards on campus from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. every night. Besides, they have students who are members of student security who are present on campus at all times. Additional measures are also taken, such as locking the residences as well as several buildings on the campus from midnight each evening. Students can access sections of buildings when locked out through a FOB system.

    Ques. What health services are available / offered on campus?

    Ans. Your child's health is a priority, which is why they offer the service of a family doctor once a week at their office located on campus. Also, they have a medical centre which is located just 15 km from the university as well as ambulance services. Hospitals can be found in Digby and Yarmouth. There are also two pharmacies near the University.

    Ques. I do not have a car, is there a transportation system?

    Ans. They offer a bus service in the area every week. Besides, there is a taxi system available in the community.

    Ques. If I have problems, what services does Université Saintee-Anne offer?

    Ans. Université Saintee-Anne wants to ensure your well-being and realizes that this period of transition can be difficult. For this reason, they offer consulting services. Their counsellor offers counselling services on demand and is there for you to help you find the necessary resources according to your needs. No matter what difficulty you will encounter (homesickness, depression, mental health, academic orientation, anxiety, etc.) she will be able to meet you confidentially.

    Ques. I have a learning disability, what services are available to help me?

    Ans. For all those who need help with homework and learning, Université Saintee-Anne offers several resources. Beyond direct contact with teachers, their Learning Accessibility Services Coordinator is there to support any student with a learning disability. Their Post-Secondary Education Support Center is open to anyone who needs help with their studies.

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