Dalhousie University 1

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6299 South Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia,

Phone: (902) 494-2211
Jun. 1
application deadline

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Dalhousie University is a public institution that was founded in 1818. It has an urban setting and the campus size is 79 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Driven to make a difference?
Want a university that shares your vision?
You've found the right place.
Who says you can't have everything? At Dalhousie University you'll find the best that life on Canada's east coast has to offer in a "big-name school" with all the international recognition and prestige that brings. You'll find world renowned professors who love to teach Dalhousie's small classes. You'll find a wealth of choice and flexible degree programs. You'll find good students who, like you, are ready to do great things.
At Dalhousie we're proud of the past, and confident in the future. Eighty-five Dalhousie graduates are Rhodes scholars.
New, state-of-the-art facilities open here every year; places like the Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building; Risley Hall, a 490 single-room residence; and most recently, the Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building.
New buildings springing up alongside ivy-covered stone walls that framed memories for generations of Dalhousie alumni - it's very appealing imagery. Dalhousie blends the finest academic traditions with leading edge thinking, just as Halifax blends old world charm with the excitement of a city on the move.
At Dalhousie, you're in the middle of it all.

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School type public
Year founded 1818
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Setting urban
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When applying to Dalhousie University, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1, and the early decision deadline is March 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. The application fee at Dalhousie University is $45.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

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Academic Life

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Campus Info & Services

Dalhousie University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Dalhousie University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Dalhousie University.

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Health insurance offered Yes

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