The Mount has a reputation for distinctive programs, personalized education and small classes. At Mount Saint Vincent University, we are committed to academic excellence, and our passion is a rich and rewarding university experience. We are dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge: scholarship, teaching, and intellectual endeavour of the highest quality, and we promote accessibility through flexible learning opportunities and services.
We are inspired by our strong tradition of social responsibility and our enduring commitment to the advancement of women. Our people are our foundation and our relationships are built on respect and accountability.
A diverse mix of women and men from across Canada and more than 50 other countries take advantage of the Mount’s programs and unique sense of community. With an average first-year class size of 23 students, the Mount offers a personalized approach to learning which means rich opportunities. A leader in online education, the Mount offers an impressive variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs online.
The Mount offers certificates and diplomas as well as bachelor’s degrees in arts and science, education and professional studies programs in such areas as applied human nutrition, business administration, tourism and hospitality management, child and youth studies, and public relations. Home to the longest-standing accredited cooperative education program in the Atlantic region, every program at the Mount now has an internship, co-op or practicum opportunity attached.
The Mount is home to three Canada Research Chairs and the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, whose primary goal is to increase women’s participation in these fields. At the Mount, graduate and undergraduate students enjoy a number of advantages as research assistants uncommon at larger universities, working alongside professors who are experts in their fields (from Alzheimer’s disease and aging to food security, childhood development and much more).