Dalhousie University Nova Scotia, Canada

Dalhousie University is a public institution located in the city of Nova Scotia in Canada. The higher institution was established in 1818 but began its first class in the year 1838. Dalhousie offers more than 4,000 courses, and 180-degree programs across twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional departments. The school is a member of the U15, a group of research-based universities in Canada.

In 1879, the university needed to be shut down as a result of a monetary issue before they were rescued by George Munro who was an in-law to John Forrest a member of the governing board of directors. Dalhousie University has three campuses in the Halifax Peninsula and a fourth, the Agricultural Campus, in the city of Bible Hill, Nova Scotia.

The requirements for admission differ between Canadian students and international students due to lack of uniformity in grading. The admission requirements also differ depending on the program. In 2011, the high school average for incoming first-year undergraduate students was 85 per cent.

Both Canadian and international students can apply for financial support such as the Nova Scotia Student Assistance Program and Canada Student Loans and Grants through the provincial and federal governments. Financial aid may also be provided in the form of scholarships, loans, bursaries, grants, fellowships, interest relief, debt reduction and work programs.

Dalhousie University Map And Location

Nova Scotia is the town where Dalhousie University is located. It has a population of about 923,598 inhabitants. when the first European colonists arrived, the Mi’kmaq people inhabited the city and lived there for centuries. The French arrived at the city in 1604 and lived with the Acadians for 80 years then began the war between the British and the French where the British defeated and made peace with the Mi’kmaq people. Nova Scotia’s economy boomed after the civil war and became a world leader in both building and owning wooden sailing ships.

Dalhousie University Programs

With over 180 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to choose from Dalhousie has all the academic courses you need. The courses are flexible enough to ensure your degree reflects your true passions. The Dalhousie University programs are listed below;

  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nursing
  • Health Administration
  • Communication Sciences and disorders
  • Health Sciences.

Dalhousie University Ranking

According to the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Dalhousie University is placed around 251–300 in the world. The recent QS World University Rankings placed the university 279th. The Academic Ranking of World Universities rankings of 2018, the school ranked 301–400 in the world and 13–18 in Canada. The U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking of 2019, ranked the university 307th worldwide and 14th in Canada.

Dalhousie University also ranked according to the employment prospects of its’ graduates. In the 2018 Times Higher Education’s world employability ranking, Dalhousie placed between 200-250 in the world and placed 8th in Canada. In QS’s 2019 graduate employability ranking, the Dalhousie ranked 301-500 in the world, 9th to 12th in Canada.

Dalhousie University Library

The university has one of the largest Library in the province, Killam Memorial Library, was opened in 1971. It is the biggest academic library in Nova Scotia province with over one million books and 40,000 journals. The library’s collection largely serves the faculties of arts and social sciences, sciences, management, and computer science. The Dalhousie also has Museums and Art Gallery that is host to some collections of over 1000 artworks.

Dalhousie University Jobs

Dalhousie University also offers employment opportunities to its international students. The school have student jobs for Document Delivery or Circulation, and Learning Commons navigators are posted through Student Careers and Leadership Development on the myCareer section in the student myDal accounts.

Dalhousie University Tuition Fees For International Students

Below is the amount to be paid by international students at the Dalhousie University

Tuition and Incidental Fees 1 2 —–
Books and Supplies 3 $1350.00
Residence (Lodging and Food)4 $10895.00

Full-time – $4,755 per term (9 billing hours or more)
Part-time – $317 per billing hour (less than 9 billing hours)

All international students are provided with a basic health insurance plan each year. Those with sufficient coverage should apply to the university’s International Students are provided with a basic health insurance plan each year with the proof

Single $ 694
Family $ 1,698