Academic information

Faculty focus: College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Center for International Studies, College of Science & Mathematics, College of Engineering & Information Technology

Discipline focus: Africana Studies, American Studies, Art, Foreign Languages, History, Irish Studies, Literature & Philosophy, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology & Anthropology, Women & Gender Studies, Writing & Linguistics, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Japanese Studies, Latin American Studies, European Union Studies

Exclusions: Commerce (College of Business Administration)

Credit details: 3 credit hours per course  /  12-15 credit hours per semester


Financial information

Tuition: paid directly to Mount Allison
Accommodation (one term):
$2,970-$3,515 USD (University Villa)
Meal plan (one term): $1,700-$1,850 USD
Transportation: $650-$900 CAD (from Halifax) 
Visa: J-1 Visa ($160+)
Insurance: MASU or private coverage required     



GSU recommends that exchange students live in the University Villas. University Villas (UV) is Georgia Southern’s lakeside living environment and is a community for upper-class students who enjoy individual bedrooms with a large living room and kitchen, a swimming pool and a pond.

After acceptance, you will be given instructions on how to reserve your housing in University Villas. Students who wish to stay off-campus must reserve their own accommodations. Be sure to inquire about distance from campus and the possibility for a short-term lease.    


Visa information

Non-US students require a J-1 Visa to study in the United States. Contact the nearest US Embassy or Consulate for more information about the application process and cost. 

The nearest US Consulate to Mount Allison is in Halifax:

Consulate General of the United States
1969 Upper Water St., Suite #904 
Halifax, NS  B3J 3R7
Tel. (902) 429-2480
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.