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 2013 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!
For Acadia Co-op student Kayla Boyd, securing her own work placement took her to Northern BC as an eco-advisor to local businesses and the communityLearn more… Do-it-yourself Co-op placement? You can do it!
Halifax Grammar School student, Katie Ross, has been heavily recruited by varsity athletics programs. Discover why Acadia University is the right fit for her. She will study science and play both soccer and basketball here this fall. Halifax Grammar School Report.Learn more… Katie Ross, MVP