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How you learn here is as important as what you learn—and a big part of what allows you to excel.

94% of King’s students report being either satisfied or extremely satisfied with the overall quality of their education (CUSC 2018).

The University of King’s College is a small and extraordinarily lively liberal arts university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Canada’s east coast. We are best known for our humanities programs, journalism school, and science and music degrees, which all take an interdisciplinary approach to education. With under 1,000 students on campus, you will be educated in a lively academic community where professors and peers will both challenge and support you.

Upcoming events

Campus Tour Webinars

Since a visit to our campus isn’t possible at the moment, we’d love to connect with you for an online campus tour webinar. These sessions will be hosted by one of our student tour guides and an admissions advisor who can answer your questions! Webinars will be offered every Thursday at 2 p.m. ADT (Halifax time).

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King’s Open Houses

King’s Open Houses

Discover what life at King’s could be like. Tune in to one of our four online open houses this fall to learn more about our programs and our community. Registration forms will be available soon.

Nov. 21 at 11 a.m.Nov. 21 at 5 p.m.

Book a one-on-one meeting with a King’s Rep

We might not be able to meet you on the road, but we’ve got King’s representatives who are dedicated to serving each region of Canada, the United States and abroad. Book your 30-minute slot to talk to them online about King’s. All meetings are Atlantic Standard Time.

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King’s and Dalhousie

3 minute
walk from King’s Quad to Dalhousie’s Quad

King’s unique association with neighbouring Dalhousie University, one of Canada’s 15 research-intensive universities, gives you access to a breadth of courses, programs, supports, and activities. By taking courses at King’s and Dalhousie, you can build a customized Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, or Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) degree that reflects your individual interests.

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The Foundation Year Program

students in first year King’s classes.

Most King’s students choose to begin their university education with our renowned Foundation Year Program (FYP), a chronological study of great books and ideas from the ancient to the contemporary. It’s a curated first-year experience that inspires your choices of what to study in second, third, and fourth year.

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