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Institution Profile

Tracing its roots to 1839, Mount Allison University is a primarily undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university. Mount Allison's beautiful and historically rich campus is nestled on the Tantramar marshes in the heart of Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. The University offers a flexible liberal arts and sciences education that prepares students for any career path and to enter into professional and graduate programs. Mount Allison prides itself on providing a high-quality academic experience, combined with a variety of hands-on learning opportunities in a close-knit community.

The University has been ranked the top undergraduate university in Canada by Maclean’s magazine’s annual University Rankings more times than any other university. In Maclean’s 2023 University Rankings, Mount Allison was named the #1 undergraduate university in Canada. Mount Allison also ranked:

  • first for reputation, scholarships and bursaries, operating budget, and library expenses

  • second for students awards

  • third for faculty awards and student-to-faculty ratio (16:1)

Main Fields of Study

Arts, Science, Commerce, Fine Arts, Music

City, Province

Sackville, New Brunswick

Student Population


Tuition Fees


Scholarship/Financial Aid

C$4,000 - C$56,000


Fall - September

Application deadline

Application Link

updated July 2023

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