A quality liberal arts and sciences education at Canada's top ranked undergraduate university

Mount Allison University, located in beautiful Sackville, New Brunswick, on Canada’s East Coast, has been recognized by Maclean's annual university rankings as the top primarily undergraduate university in Canada 23 times in the past 32 years — a record unmatched by any other university.  

Mount Allison University offers a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education, providing you with an affordable education that will take you where you want to go—even if you don’t know where that is yet. With more than 50 programs to choose from you can create your own unique bachelor's degree — from aviation to fine arts and everything in between. Prepare for any career path, or to enter professional and graduate programs such as pre-med and law, combined with a variety of hands-on learning opportunities to match your interests and style of learning, all in a close-knit community.

Sackville and Atlantic Canada

Located at the heart of Atlantic Canada (Canada’s East Coast), our campus is surrounded by beautiful lakes, rivers, and outdoor spaces all while having easy access to eastern Canada's largest urban areas and a short drive to an international airport.

Top reasons to attend Mount Allison

There are three main advantages of attending Mount Allison as an American student:

1) Quality

At Mount Allison, you can find a top-quality liberal arts and science education that rivals the American institutions of Bowdoin, Bates, and Colby. Mount Allison University has been ranked the #1 undergraduate university in Canada by the country’s top news magazine, Maclean’s, more times than any other university. The University offers degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce, Fine Arts, and Music with over 50 programs to form majors and minors.

2) Affordability

You can receive a quality education for a fraction of the cost of studying in the U.S. With a combination of public funding for Canadian universities and the current exchange rate, your dollar will go a lot further at Mount Allison.

American students are also eligible for the same scholarships as Canadian students, allowing you to supplement the cost of your education.

3) Proximity

You can be an international student in Canada, just hours from home. Mount Allison is located in the ideal university town, Sackville, New Brunswick, approximately a three-hour drive from the border. An international airport is located just 25 minutes away in Moncton, NB and a bus departs daily just steps from campus.

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