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Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University

Nickname
Dal
Entity Type
Location
Founding Date
1818

Dalhousie University is a research-intensive university widely recognized for outstanding academic quality and teaching, and a broad range of educational and research opportunities. It offers over 200-degree programs across 13 faculties located in Nova Scotia, on Canada’s eastern coast. Its academic portfolio covers a wide range of subjects, including sciences, medicine, law, engineering, and the arts.

  • The university is also home to an agricultural campus, which includes a working farm an hour away from Dalhousie’s Halifax campuses, 1000 acres of research fields, and several gardens and greenhouses. 
  • All undergrads have access to experiential learning opportunities in their programs—from co-ops to field-based learning—with nearly 90% of students taking advantage of them.