Dalhousie University
It is one of Canada's oldest institutions, having been founded in 1818. Dalhousie University is proud to be located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, one of the friendliest cities in the world. Dalhousie University has 147 undergraduate programmes, 84 graduate programmes, and 7 professional programmes.

Cost of attendance

The average cost of attendance at Dalhousie University ranges from CAD 37,416 to CAD 53,111, which is equivalent to 22.62 lakhs to 32.11 lakhs. However, the university grants scholarships to International students ranging from CAD 470 to 27,674 CAD i.e 0.28 lakhs to 16.74 lakhs.


Dalhousie University's Halifax campus includes eight residence halls and apartments, and the Truro campus has four. Approximately 2,600 students are assigned to on-campus housing. Students with accessibility needs are provided with suitable accommodations and other residential facilities. On-campus housing costs between $6,664 and $7,386 per semester. The typical monthly rent for off-campus housing is 700 to 900 CAD.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 18796. Dalhousie University's community of over 4,600 international students. The acceptance rate is 70.0 %.


Dalhousie University has three campuses: the Sexton, Carleton, and Studley campuses, as well as the Agricultural campus, which houses the Faculty of Agriculture. There are approximately 250 different sorts of DSU student societies and clubs available for all types of students, ranging from academics to hobbies, religion, STEM, arts, and so on. There are dozens of cultural activities and clubs offered by the DISA (Dalhousie International Students Association) that connect students to their cultural heritage. At the university, there are 16 intramural sports and teams accessible, as well as 16 Tier One Sports Clubs and 13 Tier Two sports teams with tournaments. The Langille Athletic Center, The Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic, Sexton Gym, Wickwire Field, Studley studio and gym, Fieldhouse, Squash and Racquetball Courts are just a few of the university's notable structures.


Programs in the Rowe School of Business have been accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

Jobs and Placement

Dalhousie University is ranked number 200 in Times Higher Education's 2018 Global University Employability Rankings (THE). Academically brilliant graduates are given career assistance by the university. Students receive career counselling, resume and cover letter assistance, interview support, personality development courses, and other services. Companies participating in the university placement campaign include IBM, CIBC, Deloitte & Touche, Scotia Bank, and Dell. In Canada, the average annual pay for Dalhousie University employees is C$53264.

QS Ranking

#251- 300 World University Rankings 2022 by THE

The Ranking

#272 QS World University Rankings 2022

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