You’re about to enjoy the first big adventure of your life. You can picture it in your mind – that perfect university experience…now see it in our NEW! 2013-2014 Viewbook.
“The mission of Acadia University is to provide a personalized and rigorous liberal education; promote a robust and respectful scholarly community; and inspire a diversity of students to become critical thinkers, lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and responsible global leaders.”
(Adopted by Senate on 13 March 2006; by the Board of Governors on 13 May 2006)
To view the Strategic Plan for Acadia University - Personalized Education for a Complex World, please click here (pdf).
Acadia At A Glance
President and Vice Chancellor: Ray Ivany
Chancellor: Libby Burnham ('60)
Campus size: 250 acres (100 hectares)Enrolment
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We're proud of Acadia's strong varsity athletics program - it's a tradition that dates back to 1875. Acadia holds more conference and national championships than any other university in Atlantic Canada and has the highest number of Academic All-Canadians for primarily undergraduate universities in the country. We are a member of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and Atlantic University Sport (AUS). When our varsity teams play, our fans gather to carry on Acadia's Stand Up and Cheer tradition!
When Acadia students return to school this September, a new facility will be available to help them launch viable businesses and social enterprises.Learn more… Acadia Opens Student Entrepreneurship “LaunchBox”
As Acadia University kicks off a new academic year, resident assistants share inside information on Welcome Week, living in residence, and making the most of your university experience.Learn more… Inside Welcome Week
Acadia researcher Dr. Nelson O’Driscoll and graduate student Sara Klapstein are working hard to unravel the mystery of methyl mercury at Kejimkujik National Park. CBC.ca reportLearn more… Working hard to unravel the mystery of methyl mercury