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Acadia University


Visiting And Contact Information

Admissions Office

Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6


Phone: 1-902-585-1446

Fax: 902-585-1092


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 63
% Submitting Score:1%
% Submitting Score:0%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:80%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 1,600
Total applicants who are accepted: 791
Total of accepted students who enroll: 534
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 83%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $25.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Action Application Deadline: 01/15
Early Action Notification Date: 03/01
Notification Begins: 11/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Considered
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Considered
Application Essay:Not Considered
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Not Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is not accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:6
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:6
     Foreign Language:1
     Social Studies:1
     Academic Electives:2
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