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Becoming a Dalhousie student

Dalhousie is a leading university that attracts students from around the globe. Dalhousie combines the prestige of a big-name university with a hands-on, collaborative education.

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If you are applying to a direct entry program (no previous university experience required), you can select up to three programs on one undergraduate application.

Admission requirements vary based on your previous education and your intended program of study at Dalhousie. The Registrar’s Office can help guide you as to your eligibility for admission to specific Dalhousie programs.

All written communication pertaining to your application and admission to Dalhousie, including official acceptance letters, will be delivered through e-mail from admissions@dal.ca. Please make sure that the @dal.ca domain is set up as a safe sender in your email so that these important communications are delivered to you and are not diverted to Spam or Junk folders.

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