King's and Dalhousie campuses will close at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 23 due to Hurricane Fiona: this closure will remain in effect until at least Sunday morning at 8 a.m. An update will be shared prior to that time on the status of campus operations for Sunday and Monday.
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 programs, science and music degrees, which all take an interdisciplinary approach to education. With under 1,000 students on campus, you will be educated in an academic community where professors and peers will both challenge and support you.
If you’re interested in checking out King’s, there are two ways to tour. Between September and March, in-person campus tours will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:45-11:30 a.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. For the month of April, campus tours will be held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. and 2-3:30 p.m.
If you are unable to visit campus in-person, we would love to connect with you during an online campus tour webinar, hosted by a student tour guide and enrolment and admissions officer.
Discover what life at King’s could be like. We invite you to join us for our Fall Open House on Saturday, October 15 from 9:30 – 3:00 p.m. (ADT), where you’ll be introduced to the living and learning community that thrives at King’s.
We’ve hosted webinars on a variety of topics so you can get to know King’s better. Want to learn about our program offerings or life at King’s? Want to get details on our one-of-a-kind association with neighbouring Dalhousie University? Our experts have answers to your questions.
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.
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.
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.
Our students and alumni demonstrate that the education you receive at King’s can serve you well in deciding and achieving your goals. According to a recent survey, 95% of alumni say their King’s education is useful to the work they do.
Our graduates enter the job market with skills like critical thinking and strong oral and written communication skills that set them up for success in a variety of career paths.
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