Photo of a President Campbell announcing Peter Mansbridge - Mount A's new Chancellor.
Ranked number 1 by maclean's magazine.

Mount Allison At a Glance

  • Degrees in Arts, Commerce, Fine Arts, Music, and Science
  • More than 40 majors and minors with flexibility to create your own degree
  • Small class sizes with 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • One of canada’s best endowed universities at more than $100 million

  • Lively campus with over 140 clubs and societies
  • Rich social atmosphere fosters life-long relationships
  • Situated in classic university town with many cultural offerings
  • Wide range of sports, fitness, and recreational activities
  • Historic architecture, modern facilities and, well-kept grounds



  • Teaches creative problem-solving skills that can lead to a host of careers
  • English and psychology are two of the university's most popular majors
  • Wide variety of theatre, music, and fine arts opportunities
  • Six of Mount Allison's last 11 Rhodes Scholars have been international relations students


  • Housed in the Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies
  • An experiential and personal approach to business studies
  • Focused on a variety of subject areas, including accounting, finance, marketing, and management

Fine Arts

  • Offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts with a major or minor in Fine Arts, or a Bachelor of Arts with a major or minor in art history
  • Combines studio work and instruction with an immersive liberal arts and science curriculum
  • Instruction in drawing, painting, photography, printing, sculpture, art history, and visual culture



  • Students gain experience through lab work, research projects, and academic conferences
  • Known for producing high number of medical school candidates
  • 40 per cent of students take part in independent research projects


  • Offers a Bachelor of Music degree, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree with an honours, major, or minor in Music
  • Performance study in voice, brass, guitar, woodwinds, percussion, piano, harpsichord, and organ
  • Studies include performance, theory, and music history



  • Ranked Canada's best undergraduate university by Maclean's magazine more times than any other university
  • More Rhodes Scholars per capita than any other university in Canada
  • One of Canada’s best endowed universities at more than $100 million