Mount Saint Vincent University


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Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University was established in the year 1873 and is standing at Halifax, CanadaThere are more than 4,500 students of which more than 3,000 students are undergraduates and more than 1,000 students are postgraduates.

Mount Saint Vincent University History

Mount Sain Vincent University’s history started in 1873. It was started by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul, Halifax. Mount Saint Vincent was one of the few institutions of higher education for women and girls in Canada at a time when women could not vote. The first present at Mount Saint Vincent University was Mary Evaristus Moran and the current president is Ramona Lumpkin.

Mount Saint Vincen tUniversity Programs, Courses, and Schools 

Mount Saint Vincent University graduate programs in the field include –

  • Business 
  • Criminology 
  • Accounting 
  • Biology 
  • Elementary Education 
  • Sociology
  • Political Sciences 
  • Computer & Information Sciences 
  • Family and Community Sciences 
  • Chemistry 
  • History 
  • English 
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics 
  • Literature 
  • Health Sciences

Mount Saint Vincent University Achievements

  • It ranked 67 in the nation. 
  • It ranked 2328 in the world. 

Mount Saint VincentUniversity USP 

The student will get a big city experience in a small, and helpful community. The University is popular for its small class sizes, professional degrees, and innovative environment. The academic programs of the University have accreditations including AUCC, CBIE, IAU, and CUP. 

Mount Saint VincentUniversity Notable Alumni

Mount Saint Vincent University’s notable alumni include –

  • Ryan Cochrane 
  • Paul D. McNair 
  • Barrie Dunn 
  • Jane Barry
  • Joanne Bernard 
  • Erin Carmody 
  • Patricia Arab 
  • Matt DeCourcey 
  • Robert Batherson 
  • Leroy Lowe 
  • Connor Taras 
  • Awatef Rasheed
  • Iain Rankin 

Mount Saint Vincent University Infrastructure and Services


Mount Saint Vincent University campus is in Canada. The campus has academic buildings that provide high-quality learning to all students. Students can also access the food courts available on campus where students can enjoy their breaks from the classes. The athletic center, fitness center, and gymnasium help students in keeping active and energetic. 


Libraries at Mount Saint Vincent  campus is an important part of the educational experience and an invaluable resource for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, but also for the broad community. The library offer a wide range of books and other materials and services to support academic studies and enhance research work at Artois University. The library on campuses have a vast collection of books, e-journals, e-books etc. University library are focused to provide high-quality library resources, programs, and services to the students. The library provide flexible and well-equipped surroundings for everyone's research and learning needs. The libraries support the student learning experience, creation, and administration of knowledge, and also contributes to advancements in teaching and research programs

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Housing Services

Mount Saint Vincent University housing is available in the Birches, Westwood, and Assisi Hall on-campus. These housing halls provide furnished rooms with beds, tables, desks, and other essential amenities to the students. Students can also get high-speed internet, kitchen, local phone, flat screen TV, and many more things. Students can access the study spaces and the fitness rooms of the residences. To know more about Mount Saint Vincent University housing, click here

Medical Services 

Mount Saint  Vincent University medical services include –

  • General Health Care 
  • Emergency Health Care 
  • Women’s Health Care 
  • Men’s Health Care 
  • Pharmacy & Medicine 
  • Travel Health 

Student Clubs  

Mount Saint  Vincent University student clubs include-

  • Honors Club
  • Science Club
  • Pre Occupational Therapy Club
  • Anime and Video Game Club
  • Cheerleading Club
  • Chess MAster Club
  • Track CLub

College Location

166 Bedford Highway,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M 2J6

Top Landmarks, Top Companies, & Top Airports Nearby  

  • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site 
  • The Emigrant Statue 
  • Halifax Waterfront
  • Old Town Clock
  • Point Pleasant park

International Students Information 

Courses Offered

Mount Saint Vincent University courses in the field include –

  • Business 
  • Criminology 
  • Accounting 
  • Biology 
  • Elementary Education 
  • Sociology
  • Political Sciences 
  • Computer & Information Sciences 
  • Family and Community Sciences 
  • Chemistry 
  • History 
  • English 
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics 
  • Literature 
  • Health Sciences

 Student Support

Support services for Mount Saint Vincent  University students are provided by the Office of Student Access and Support Services. Students receive support in academics, housing, sports, recreation, culture, and many other areas. It helps the students enhance their learning experience. 

Visas & Immigration Support 

A student's international status is determined by whether he or she has an F-1 or a J-1 visa. International students cannot stay in the US for long periods if they do not have a visa document. After receiving an admission letter from the university, one can begin the visa application process by contacting the local consulate or US embassy. The university's team also offers support. 

International Student Contact 

Student Life 

Student Society 

Some student societies of Mount Saint Vincent University include –

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Student Government Association
  • Black Student Union
  • Carribean Student Association

Sports & Fitness

Mount Saint Vincent  University sports facilities are as follows –

Health & Wellness

Students at the University can get a one-on-one therapy session from the Health and Wellness Center of Mount Saint Vincent  University. They can schedule an appointment with the counselors to discuss exam stress, phobias, trauma, depression, or any other mental health-related concerns with a counselor.

Residential Life

Mount Saint Vincent  University has many residences that are fully furnished and have all the comforts. Students can meet new people through the student community on campus as well as other members of the campus community. Students can take part in many events together with their friends and make countless memories. Moreover, residential life enhances the academic experience of students.

Food & Drinks 

  • McCain Cafe.
  • Seton Cafe.
  • Rosaria Dining Hall.

Short-Term Getaways, Weekend Getaways

  • Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk
  • Halifax Public Gardens 
  • Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 
  • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site 
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic 
  • Halifax Harbour Ferry
  • Alexander Keith’s Brewery 
  • Halifax Central Library 
  • Fairview Lawn Cemetery
  • Point Pleasant Park
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

Part-time Jobs

Mount Saint Vincent University part-time jobs help students in gaining skills and professional work experience. The career services department has many parts time and temporary jobs on-campus as well as off campus. Students get a chance to connect with a group of future employers. They also earn some money for their expenses

Student Safety

Crime Around the Area

Students can directly contact the police through the toll-free helpline numbers if they need help. The University Police team maintains safety and security on campus. The campus and residences are all monitored by security cameras. Throughout campus and in the surrounding areas, students can feel safe and secure. 

Good Safety Score

Halifax has a low rate of crime. 

Famous Courses 

  • Business 
  • Criminology 
  • Accounting 
  • Biology 
  • Elementary Education 
  • Sociology
  • Political Sciences 
  • Computer & Information Sciences 
  • Family and Community Sciences 
  • Chemistry 
  • History 
  • English 
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics 
  • Literature 
  • Health Sciences 

Campus Recruitment Process

Placement-related matters are handled by the Career Service Office team for students. Companies from around the world visit the University's campus to hire students. Students can get these opportunities if they meet the placement interview, test, and other eligibility criteria set by their employers.

Famous Companies that recruit directly from Mount Saint Vincent University:

  • CBIC 
  • KPMG
  • Microsoft Corporation 
  • Medtronic Canada 
  • SaskTel
  • Shopify 
  • Amazon 
  • TD Bank Group 

Application Requirements


  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee (40 CAD)
  • School Mark Sheets OR Equivalent Diploma
  • Minimum 70% in 10th and 12th 
  • Minimum GPA (2.0)
  • Preparatory Program Completion 
  • Cover Letter (If required)
  • Resume (If required)
  • LOR (If required)
  • Essay Response (If required)
  • Interview (If required)
  • Reference (If required)
  • English Proficiency Test Score 
  • IELTS (6.5)
  • TOEFL (86-92)
  • CAEL (60)
  • MELAB (80-84)


  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee (50 CAD)
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • LOR
  • Reference Letter 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Resume 
  • Writing Samples (If required)
  • Teaching Experience (For Education Degree)
  • Research Proposal (If required)
  • English Proficiency Test Score 
  • IELTS (7.0)
  • TOEFL (93)
  • CAEL (70)
  • MELAB (85)

Mount Saint Vincent University Programs

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Mount Saint Vincent University Application Requirements

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IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Canada. To be able to get a successful admission in Mount Saint Vincent University in Canada students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5.

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Mount Saint Vincent University Cost of studies


Bachelors: CAD $16,969

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Mount Saint Vincent University Deadlines

Bachelors: September intake- 22nd June, 2018
Masters: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program, please visit the program page for specific deadlines.


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