Mount Allison University

A primarily undergraduate Canadian liberal arts and science university 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.

The mission statement of Mount Allison University promotes "the creation and dissemination of knowledge in a community of higher learning, centred on the undergraduate student and delivered in an intimate and harmonious environment". Mount Allison currently offers bachelor's degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce, Fine Arts, and Music, as well as master's degrees in biology and chemistry and biochemistry, and certificates in bilingualism. A Bachelor's degree in Science with a major in Aviation has been developed in conjunction with the Moncton Flight College.

Mount Allison has one of the best records of Rhodes Scholars per capita in Canada — 55 all together, and 14 in the past 16 years.

In 2014, 76 per cent of the student body received an entrance scholarship. The University's enrolment is approximately 2,300 students.

Available Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

Minimum Requirements

  • Academic (IELTS) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6*, or
  • TOEFL score of 90 (internet test), 580 (paper test), 213 (computer test) (DI Code 0939) with no band score lower than 20, or
  • Canadian Academic English Test – Computer Edition (CAEL CE) minimum score of 70

Option for low English: McKenzie College EAP program for below IELTS 6.5.

Course and country specific requirements:


Required Documents for Application

Past school transcripts. Other documents may be required depending on field of study. Consult with TSC on a case basis.

Application Schedule

The deadline to apply for most undergraduate programs is June.

Proof of funds

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