Acadia University

15 University Avenue, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6, Canada

About Acadia University

Founded in 1838, Acadia University is a public university located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

The university’s mission is to provide a personalised and rigorous liberal education and inspire students to become critical thinkers, lifelong learners, engaged citizens and responsible global leaders.

Though a small university, students can choose from more than 200 degree combinations in the faculty of arts, the faculty of pure and applied science, the faculty of professional studies and the faculty of theology.

The campus has a number of neo-classical historic buildings such as Carnegie Hall and Seminary House. There are 12 student residence buildings on campus, ranging from high-rise to heritage.

The university also has a strong varsity athletics programme and holds more conference and national championships than any other university in Atlantic Canada.

Located a one-hour drive from Halifax, Nova Scotia and its international airport, Acadia University is an integral part of the quintessential college town of Wolfville, overlooking the Annapolis Valley and the Bay of Fundy.