Mount Allison University
Mount Allison University is a primarily undergraduate Canadian liberal arts and science university located in Sackville, New Brunswick. It has been ranked the top undergraduate university in the country for 18 of the last 25 years by Maclean’s magazine.With a 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the average first-year class size is 65 and upper-year classes average 14 students.
Mount Allison University was the first university in the British Empire to award a baccalaureate to a woman (Grace Annie Lockhart, B.Sc, 1875). Mount Allison graduates have been awarded a total of 53 Rhodes Scholarships.American chemist James B. Sumner, who later won Nobel Prize in Chemistry, used to work at Mount Allison as a teaching fellow.Mount Allison also has one of the largest endowments per student in Canada.
- Ten percent of Mount Allison students are international and come from more than 50 different countries
- Excellent Student to faculty ratio of 16:1
- Ranked as Canada’s #1 undergraduate university by Maclean’s magazine
- Highly qualified faculty with 96 per cent of faculty holding highest degree in their field
- Lively campus which is home to 2,600 students