Mount ST. Vincent University

Mount ST. Vincent University

The Mount’s more than 140-year history is a story of humanity and growth. From its beginning, the University has been concerned with the wellbeing of individuals and communities at home and abroad. Established by the Sisters of Charity in 1873, the Mount was one of the only institutions of higher education for women in Canada. At a time when women could not vote, the Mount provided an opportunity for women to learn and participate equally in society.

Mount Saint Vincent University(the Mount) is committed to being a model of creative teaching and research that nurtures socially responsible global citizens. With a unique blend of passion and individuality, the Mount is a university with unparalleled social impact at home, across the country and around the world.


The University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


The Mount is renowned for its wide range of programs and areas of study within arts, sciences, education and professional studies.

Why Mount St. Vincent University

  • Co-operative and experiential learning
  • Specialised programs
  • Flexible learning
  • Leader in research
  • Scholarship opportunities


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