Founded in 1873

Founded in 1873

Mount Saint Vincent University

Founded in 1873

Founded in 1873

Mount Saint Vincent University

Quick facts

  • 4418

  • 967

    International students
  • O19301947442

  • 2328

    World ranking
  • 67

    Country ranking

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) is committed to being a model of creative teaching and research that nurtures socially responsible global citizens. 

With a unique blend of passion and individuality, the Mount is a university with unparalleled social impact at home, across the country, and worldwide.

The Mount is home to the longest-standing and second-largest accredited co-operative education program in Atlantic Canada.

In fact, students across all Mount programs have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience as part of their studies. 

Since 1979, the Mount has offered opportunities for students to take classroom education into the workplace

More than 35 years later, over 7,000 students have successfully completed work terms.

The Mount’s research centres provide unique learning opportunities for students while facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, Alzheimer’s disease, literacy, childhood development and more. 

Its faculty and departments offer early access to hands-on research opportunities, enabling graduate and undergraduate students to enhance their education by working alongside many forward-thinking researchers.


MSVU is dedicated to:

  • The advancement of women and girls was inspired by its strong tradition of social responsibility.
  • The delivery of academic excellence through a rich and rewarding university experience.
  • The pursuit of knowledge: scholarship, teaching and intellectual endeavours of the highest quality.
  • The promotion of accessibility through flexible learning opportunities and services.

On-campus accommodation

Campus list based on university info

Main Campus

Residence fee Duration

$7,993 CAD

UP to $11,053

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Halifax
based on univly research


Shared house

$7,368 CAD


Shared house

$4,908 CAD


Entire house

$14,748 CAD


From academic advising, financial aid, physical and mental well-being, to career planning, our services are free-of-charge and available to all MSVU students.

There are a number of services available on campus for all members of the community: 

  • IT Services
  • Bookstore
  • Campus Security
  • Conference Services
  • Parking
  • Print Shop
  • Child Care
  • Art Gallery

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