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    BDT 1135571

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    BDT 11200

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62 York Street, Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1C5, Canada

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About the University

Mount Allison University (also Mount A or MtA) is a Canadian primarily undergraduate liberal arts college located in Sackville, New Brunswick. It has been ranked the top undergraduate university in the country 20 times in the past 28 years by Maclean's magazine, a record unmatched by any other university. With a 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the average first-year class size is 60 and upper-year classes average 14 students.

Mount Allison University was the first university in the British Empire to award a baccalaureate to a woman (Grace Annie Lockhart, B.Sc, 1875). Mount Allison graduates have been awarded a total of 55 Rhodes Scholarships. American chemist James B. Sumner, who later won Nobel Prize in Chemistry, used to work at Mount Allison as a teaching fellow. Mount Allison also has one of the largest endowments per student in Canada.


Liberal arts & sciences at Mount Allison
A liberal arts and sciences education from Mount Allison will teach you important skills that can help you thrive, both personally and professionally, in today's ever-changing world.

Maclean’s magazine’s annual university rankings is a leading source of information about universities in Canada. Mount Allison has been recognized by Maclean’s as the top primarily undergraduate university in Canada 21 times in the past 29 years — a record unmatched by any other university.

The small class difference
We like to call it the small class difference — you'll be able to connect with your professors both inside and outside the classroom. These meaningful interactions will guide you throughout your degree and help you figure out your future.

  • Approximately 2,100 students
  • Average first-year class size is 60, one of the smallest in the country
  • Upper-year classes average 14
  • Low full-time student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1
  • One-on-one independent studies

Teaching excellence
Professors come to Mount Allison from all over the world to focus on teaching while actively pursuing their research. At Mount Allison, you'll be mentored, taught, challenged, and encouraged by accomplished leaders in their field:

  • Eight Mount Allison professors have been named 3M National Teaching Fellows — Canada’s top teaching honour
  • Four Mount Allison professors are Canada Research Chairs — the highest research honour in the country
  • Our faculty ranks first in national awards won in the 2020 Maclean's magazine's annual university rankings (primarily undergraduate category)

Create your own degree
At Mount Allison, you are not limited to one area of study. You are free to follow your passions, discover new ones, and create the exact degree you want. With more than 40 programs to choose from, the possibilities are endless.

Engaging community
Mount Allison's close-knit and engaging community extends across campus and beyond. Students quickly discover the endless opportunities to get highly involved in extracurriculars on and off campus and say these are some of the most valuable learning experiences of their time at Mount Allison.

English Language Requirements

As English is the primary language of instruction at Mount Allison, students must possess a mastery of English sufficient to communicate effectively, follow lectures, and write assignments and examinations in English.

Admission preference is given to students who submit IELTS or TOEFL results.

You may also provide proof of one of the following:

  • Successful completion of at least three years of academic instruction at a Canadian secondary institution, as recognized by Mount Allison University
  • Successful completion of at least 30 credit hours (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution, as recognized by Mount Allison University, where English is the primary language of instruction
  • TOEFL score of 90 (internet test), 580 (paper test), 213 (computer test) (DI Code 0939) with no band score lower than 20
  • International English Language Testing System – Academic (IELTS) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6*
  • Canadian Academic English Test – Computer Edition (CAEL CE) minimum score of 70
  • Cambridge English – Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) or Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) with a minimum Cambridge English Score of 176
  • For more options, see the academic calendar.

Please note: Meeting the minimum English proficiency requirement does not guarantee admission. Mount Allison reserves the right to request additional information in support of your application.


Entrance scholarships
Entrance scholarships range from $4,000 to $20,000. 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 per cent (or equivalent) to be eligible.

Designated scholarships
Designated scholarships offer some of our top awards. You can apply for many of them within your admission application, but some require an additional application or supplemental information.

Awards offer assistance to incoming full-time students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, community involvement, and/or financial need. You will automatically be considered for awards when you apply for admission to Mount Allison.

Applying for scholarships
You can apply for scholarships at the same time you apply for admission to Mount Allison, within your online application account.

Scholarship applications and supporting documents must be submitted by March 1.

To be awarded a scholarship, you are required to submit your most recent transcript. If applying for early admission with Grade 11 marks, a Grade 12 course list must be included.

For a better understanding of how to apply, read our scholarship tips.

For more information, contact our financial aid and awards counsellor, or (506) 364-2258.

For guaranteed entrance scholarship consideration, applications must be submitted by March 1. For applications received after March 1, entrance scholarships will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and are not guaranteed consideration.


All information related to this institution has been extracted from the Mount Allison University website, accessible at The data provided here is true until its extraction on 24 December 2019. Hence, all information here is subject to change without notice as per the institution's policy. For the latest update, please visit the institution website.

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