Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Halifax, Canada

  • 1818

    Established
  • 20.0%

    International Students
  • 33

    No. of Programs
  • 280

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Founded in 1818, Dalhousie University is one of the oldest universities in Canada. It is a public research university situated in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dalhousie University is a pioneer in education and research and boasts of making an impact through its transformative academic programmes. Led by President and Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini, Dalhousie University is a large community of rich diversity of students, professors and staff belonging to different parts of the world. Dalhousie University has also been recognised as one of the top universities in the world with Dal being ranked 291 in the QS World University Rankings 2021. As per Times Higher Education, Dalhousie University ranked 15th in Canada and within the rank band of 251-300 worldwide.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Dalhousie University has three campuses namely the Halifax campus, the Agricultural Campus and the New Brunswick campus which is an extension of the Faculty of Medicine. The academic programmes are conducted in a vibrant environment supported by world-class infrastructure, spacious classrooms, innovative learning programmes and facilities. Dalhousie University offers 4000 courses in more than 200 areas of studies including Law, Medicine and Dentistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. The focus of the university is to offer innovative learning opportunities to students. The faculty and team members work effortlessly to continuously improve the learning environment at Dalhousie University, making it one of the top universities for international students in Canada.

Accomplishments & Alumni

Dalhousie University has received a five-star rating for excellence in teaching, learning Environment and Innovation and Employability under QS Stars, a top global university rating system. Students enrolled at Dalhousie University get an opportunity to learn from award-winning professors and receive the best support for academic excellence. Dal Alumni Community consists of numerous ex-Dalhousie University students, who graduated from different disciplines. Through the Alumni Community, students and alumni members alike are able to stay in touch and expand their network. Alumni members are also able to participate in a number of events and programmes through the platform. The platform also provides support to all Dalhousie University alumni members in the form of career opportunities, volunteering opportunities and other career-related activities. Moreover, the students and alumni members are entitled to different support systems allowing for a wholesome and uplifting community.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Dalhousie University is a community of more than 19,000 students who hail from countries around the world. International students at Dalhousie University represent around 24% of the total student strength of the university. The university has been offering continuing education programmes to thousands of students from around the world for over 35 years. It offers top-quality education and training to its students. The flexible program options combine studies with unique solutions required for innovative education and learning experience. The university also provides students with career resources for career development, which further allows them to get in touch with career counsellors and discuss future career options. 

Dalhousie University Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - CAD 22,675 (2021-22)

Masters - CAD 38,366 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Summer & Winter

Average GPA Requirement

3.0

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1100; ACT - 23; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 90

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

April 2

Percentage of International Students

28%

Size of Campus (in acres)

151

Alumni Worldwide

150k+

Female to Male Ratio

54 : 46

Note: GMAT requirements have been waived off for 2022 admissions and GRE is applicable only on selected subjects.

Dalhousie University Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

201 - 300

201 - 300

201 - 300

301 - 400

QS World University Ranking 

272

291

280

279

NA

Times Higher Education (THE)

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

317

NA

NA

NA

NA

Dalhousie University Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Business and Management Studies

NA

501 - 550

NA

NA

NA

Times Higher Education (THE)

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

QS - Global MBA

151 - 200

151 - 200

201+

NA

NA

Computer Science

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

QS- Computer Science and Information Systems

NA

451 - 500

401 - 450

451 - 500

401 - 450

U.S. News and World Report - Computer Science

454

NA

NA

NA

NA

Engineering 

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

451 - 500

401 - 450

401 - 450

401 - 450

Times Higher Education (THE)

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

U.S. News and World Report - Engineering

516

NA

NA

NA

NA

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

QS - Law & Legal Studies

NA

251 - 300

251 - 300

251 - 300

151 - 200

U.S. News and World Report - Social Sciences

269

NA

NA

NA

NA

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  • Diploma in Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      2 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 14,500

Campus Location

Dalhousie University

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 4R2

https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international_students/contact.html | +1 (902) 494-2450 | admissions@dal.ca

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