Mount Allison University

country rank  54
world rank  1947

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University Overview

Founded in 1839, Mount Allison University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Sackville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New Brunswick. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Moncton. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, New Brunswick, Mount Allison University (MTA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mount Allison University (MTA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 179 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym MTA
Founded 1839
Motto Present Intense. Future Perfect.
Colours Garnet red and gold

University Location

Address 65 York Street
Sackville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
E4L 1E4 New Brunswick
T +1 (506) 364 2269
F +1 (506) 364 2272
Other locations Moncton

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 65 York Street
Sackville E4L 1E4
+1 (506) 364 2269

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Mount Allison University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes



  • United Church of Canada
  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018