Why choose Dalhousie?

At Dalhousie, your student will be joining a socially conscious community of students who are passionate about making a difference on campus, in society, and around the world.

Excellence in academics, leadership, research and innovation

Located on Canada's East Coast, Dalhousie offers over 180 flexible degree programs with a focus on hands-on learning. We’re a research-intensive university – one of the U15 in Canada and our students can get involved in unique research projects from day one. Throughout their academic journey, our accessible and friendly professors will support and motivate them, while challenging the way they think.

A welcoming community

Every person at Dalhousie has a right to be respected and safe. We welcome a diverse mix of students from right here in Nova Scotia, across Canada and around the world. We are committed to being a place where everyone feels welcome and supported, which is why our Strategic Direction prioritizes fostering a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We believe inclusiveness is fundamental to education.  

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