Mount Allison University: Narrative Description
MOUNT ALLISON UNIVERSITY G-9
65 York St.
Sackville, NB, Canada E4L 1E4
Web Site: http://www.mta.ca/
Province-supported, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1839. Setting: 50-acre small town campus. Endowment: $65 million. Total enrollment: 2,726. Faculty: 165 (124 full-time, 41 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 1,647 applied, 60% were admitted. 55% from top 10% of their high school class, 83% from top quarter, 97% from top half. Full-time: 2,061 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 658 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 13 provinces and territories, 39 other countries, 62% from out-of province, 4% 25 or older, 50% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 90% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: Canadian standard year. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Moncton Campus, Miramichi Campus. Study abroad program.
Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Recommended: 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT, SAT Subject Tests. Required for some: essay, interview, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT, SAT II: Writing Test. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $50 Canadian dollars. Tuition, fee, and room and board charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Area resident tuition: $581 per course part-time. Province resident tuition: $5810 full-time. Canadian resident tuition: $1162 per course part-time. Mandatory fees: $218 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. College room and board: $6440. College room only: $3330. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. International student tuition: $11,620 full-time.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 100 open to all. Most popular organizations: Commerce Society, Windsor Theatre, President's Leadership Development Certificate, Leadership Mount Allison, Garnet and Gold Society. Major annual events: homecoming, Winter Carnival, Orientation. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. 1,112 college housing spaces available; 1,054 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Ralph Pickard Bell Library plus 3 others with 400,000 books, 1,700 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.8 million. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.