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Mount Allison University

Check whether Mount Allison University is right for you as an international student.

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Sackville, Canada
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Study abroad at Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University (MtA) is a science and liberal arts institution located in the Canadian town of Sackville, New Brunswick. Students can choose from over 40 certificate and bachelor’s programs, each designed to equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to achieve personal and professional growth.

MtA is proud to have one of the nation’s best campuses. It boasts 77-acres of top-notch facilities, including state-of-the-art research facilities, a comprehensive library, several athletic venues, performing arts centers, and plenty of green space.

Thanks to the diverse extra-curricular activities on offer, you’ll feel like a true ‘Mountie’ in no time. Join one of the 150 student-led organizations active on campus, or grab a few friends and set up your own. Try out a new sport, or take your skills to the next level, by joining one of the University’s intramural, varsity, or club athletic teams.

Why study at MtA?

  • Highly ranked

    MtA has been recognized as Canada’s number one undergraduate university a record 21 times (Maclean’s magazine)

  • Small class sizes

    The University’s student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1, so students are sure to receive personalized learning tailored to their needs

  • Student satisfaction

    MtA was ranked first for student satisfaction (Maclean's 2020 university rankings)

  • Generous scholarship and bursary program

    The University awards over $2 million each year to students in financial incentives and aids

  • Nation’s best faculty

    MtA’s faculty have won more national awards than any other Canadian university (Maclean’s magazine, 2020)

Life as an international student

MtA’s excellent science and liberal arts education attracts students from every corner of the globe. Over 50 nationalities are represented on campus and international students make up roughly 12% of the University’s student population.

MtA’s international center is staffed by professionals who work to support you both academically and personally. They’ll help you with issues like visas, passports, language proficiency, and adjusting to your new home.

All international students are invited to participate in an orientation program that begins a few days before domestic students start arriving. These activities are a great way to meet friends and get used to your new environment. You’ll also be paired up with a third or fourth-year student as part of the international mentorship program.

All international students are guaranteed a place in one of the University’s halls of residence.

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition

    CAD18,200 per year

You will be automatically considered for entrance scholarships when you submit your comprehensive admission and scholarship application.

You must have a calculated admission average of 80% (or equivalent) to be eligible for an entrance scholarships Entrance scholarships range from $4,000-$20,000 ($1,000-$5,000 a year)

Mount Allison's entrance scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated:

  • extracurricular involvement
  • leadership experience
  • community service
  • work/internship experience as well as academic transcripts


Mount Allison University

62 York St, Sackville, NB E4L 1E2, Canada

Mount Allison University is located on Canada's East Coast in picturesque Sackville, New Brunswick. Whether you come here from a small town or a big city, you will soon fall in love with living in the ideal university town.

In Sackville, you will connect with people and with nature and enjoy always being just a short walk away. The opportunities to get involved in this engaging community, and the undeniable beauty of this place will become part of who you are and help you figure out who you want to be.

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Visa requirements for Mount Allison University

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