MSVU is located just minutes from downtown Halifax, and is recognized for its small class sizes and personalized approach to learning. A diverse mix of 4,000 people from across Canada and more close to 70 countries take advantage of our programs and unique sense of community through on-campus classes and distance learning opportunities.

Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1873
  • 4,418 students from 64 countries
  • More than 300 full and part-time faculty
  • More than 240 staff
  • More than 34,000 alumnae around the world
  • 40 acres of lush green space with modern and classical buildings
  • Undergraduate programs in Arts, Science, Education, and a number of professional programs including Applied Human Nutrition, Business Administration, Child and Youth Study, Public Relations, and Tourism and Hospitality Management.
  • 34 graduate degrees in areas including Applied Human Nutrition, Child and Youth Study, Communication, Education, Family Studies and Gerontology, Public Relations and Women’s Studies.
  • 8 certificate and diploma programs