University of King’s College is a small liberal arts college in Halifax, Canada. Established in 1789, the university is known for its Foundation Year Program and interdisciplinary programs. The university also renowned for its Journalism School.
|Type of University||Chartered University|
|Total number of students||914|
|Number of Undergraduate students||865|
|Number of Graduate students||49|
|Full-time Faculty Members||64|
|Average Class Size||30|
|Tuition fee range||$9,593 - $21,908|
All degrees are jointly offered by the University of King’s College and the Dalhousie University. Students can choose from the following programs:
|Journalism||Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)|
|Minor in Journalism Studies|
|One-Year Bachelor of Journalism|
|Master of Journalism|
|Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction|
|Kings Honorary Programs||Contemporary Studies|
|Early Modern Studies|
|History of Science and Technology|
|Arts and Humanities||Bachelor of Arts with 26 specialisations or Majors to choose from.|
|Science||Bachelor of Science with 18 specialisations or Majors to choose from.|
|Music||Bachelor of Music with a choice of 4 specializations.|
The University of King’s College has an urban campus in the northwest of the Dalhousie University campus of Halifax. King's students are eligible to use the facilities of the Dalhousie University.
Student residence is also available on this campus. It has a total capacity of 274. There are three residence:
A meal plan is mandatory for students living in on campus residence. University of King’s College offers a variety of meal plans for students to choose from.
Prerequisites: Students must have the following documents ready before applying for the university-
English Language Requirement:
International Students must be fluent in English Language to get admission at University of King’s College.
Following tests and scores are accepted by the University as a measure of English Proficiency: -
|Test Name||Minimum Scores Required|
|TOEFL||90 - iBT with no subtest score below 20|
|237 - CBT|
|IELTS||6.5, with no band below 6.0|
A student can be expected to incur expenses in the range given below while studying at the University of King’s College:
UG tuition fee
Graduate Tuition fee
$6,133 - $7,416
$6,596 - $7,879
12,231.55 - $16,650 -
$17,113 - $21,908
|Room Style||Fall (Due 18 Sept 2018)||Winter (Due 18 Jan 2019)||Total*|
|Single – Alexandra Hall||$3,655||$3,825||$7,480|
|Single – Bays/Angels’ Roost (4th floor)||$3,776||$3,953||$7,729|
|Single – North Pole Bay (Non-4th floor)||$3,715||$3,889||$7,604|
|Single -North Pole Bay (small)||$3,685||$3,857||$7,542|
|Double – Alexandra Hall||$3,237||$3,389||$6,626|
|Double – Bays||$3,278||$3,432||$6,710|
|7 Day All Day Dining||$4,189|
|5 Day All Day Dining||$3,970|
|14 Meals per week||$3,463|
|10 Meals per week||$3,266|
University of King’s College offers a multitude of scholarships as listed below:
Major Entrance Scholarships:
|Name||Value||Duration of Award|
|Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship||$20,000||4 years|
|Harrison McCain Award||$16,000||4 years|
|Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships||$50,000||4 years|
|Colin Starnes Award||Full tuition plus incidental fees.||First year of study at King’s|
|King’s Theatrical Society Award||One award: $2,000||One time award only|
|Three awards: $1,000|
|Weldon Award||$2,250 per annum||Renewable up to 4 years.|
|Mather Byles Award|
|Choral and Organ Scholarships||$400 to $4,000 per academic year||-|
Bursaries: Bursaries are small amount provided by the university to the students to aid other sources of funding. Most of these bursaries are available for only domestic students.
University of King’s College has part-time job listings for students on its website.
Students can work as part-time cleaner, food service associate and catering attendant, social media assistant, etc.
Eligibility criteria for each job varies and students are advised to check accordingly.
Established in 1846, the University of King’s College has the oldest alumni association in Canada. The Alumni Association has 11,000 members.
The Association also has many active branches in Canada and the United States of America.
The university provides benefits like home, auto and travel insurance and access to the university library and wardroom to its alumni.
Some notable alumni of University of King’s College are:
|Start of Application process||October 15, 2018|
|End of Application process||January 31, 2019|