St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University
University Location: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Established 1853
Undergraduate Acceptance Rate 75.00%
Graduate Acceptance Rate 75.00%
School Size 250 acres
Students 3895
Total viewes 369
Winter Temperature -4 °C to 4 °C
Spring Temperature 1 °C-15 °C
Summer Temperature 11 °C - 23 °C
Autumn Temperature -4 °C -23 °C

Other Information about the St. Francis Xavier University

You feel it immediately when you arrive on campus - that sense of belonging; a shared camaraderie. That’s the legendary StFX spirit, created in part by our beautiful and modern campus facilities — a perfect home away from home for students.

10 Great Reasons to Choose STFX:

  1. An academic education of the highest quality, StFX focuses on intellectual and spiritual development, global awareness, and a commitment to social justice.
  2. StFX recently ranked #1 in Canada in teaching students to think critically, helping students gain experience for employment and #1 where professors know you by name.
  3. You’ll find hands-on research opportunities that rival (and often surpass) those found in larger schools.
  4. Our small classrooms foster lively debate and discussion where professors inspire you to achieve.
  5. You’ll join a thriving academic environment where community involvement is expected and encouraged.
  6. Employers looking to recruit top talent look for StFX credentials. In fact, StFX has one of the best university reputations when it comes to Canadian employers.
  7. We offer a residential community experience where students live and learn together, and the friendships formed can last a lifetime.
  8. We’ve invested over a quarter of a billion dollars in residential and academic infrastructure over the past two decades -- and we are not done! This has created a unique campus that blends New England-style architecture with world-class learning spaces, labs and facilities.
  9. There are opportunities to study abroad at over 40 universities worldwide, or for international students to study here and experience Nova Scotia and StFX for a semester or a year.
  10. Students experience the excitement of receiving the iconic X-Ring upon graduation - a renowned symbol of scholarship and connection to a wider, worldwide community (Canada's strongest Alumni network)

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