Statistics about Mount Saint Vincent University

Information about registration, enrolment and student demographics for the 2018 year is available in the sections below, or can be downloaded from our MSVU 2018 Enrolment Statistics – PDF (288 KB)

Registration and Enrolment

2018 Enrolment Stats at a Glance

Registration Status Total Count (#) Percentage (%)
Full time (3 of more units) 2523 57
Part time (less than 3 units) 1895 43
Total 4418 100


Registration Status by Academic Level Total Count (#) Percentage (%)
Undergraduate (including B.Ed):
Full time 2471 74
Part time 847 26
Total 3318 100
Graduate
Full time 52 5
Part time 1048 95
Total 1100 100


Enrolment by Undergraduate Degree Total Count (#)
Bachelor of Education 212
Bachelor of Arts 822
Bachelor of Science 318
Bachelor of Applied Human Nutrition 221
Bachelor of Business Administration 700
Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management 123
Bachelor of Public Relations 242
Bachelor of Child and Youth Study 343
Bachelor of Science Communication 8
Certificate/Diplomas 111
Non degree – Undergraduate 143
Non degree – Education 17
Visiting Student 59
Enrolment by Graduate Degree Total Count (#)
Master of Arts 8
Master of Arts in Education 35
Master of Education 783
Master of Education in Curriculum Studies 28
Master of Arts in School Psychology 15
Master of Arts in Research 1
Master of Applied Human Nutrition 27
Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition 22
Master of Public Relations 52
Master of Arts in Communications 14
Master of Family Studies and Gerontology 11
Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology 11
Master of Child and Youth Study 17
PhD Education 25
Non degree 28
Visiting Student – Masters 16
Visiting Student – PhD 7

Demographic Breakdown

2018 Demographic Breakdown

(Includes all academic levels)

Gender Percentage (%)
Female 76
Male 24


Permanent Residence Percentage (%)
Nova Scotia 66
Other Atlantic Provinces 10
Other Canadian Provinces 8
International 16


Sources of International Students Percentage (%)
Bermuda 12
China 28
Saudi Arabia 10
Bahamas 8
India 6
Ghana 4
Rwanda 4
Nigeria 4
Vietnam 2
USA 2
Rest of World 20

*The Mount’s international student populations comes from 64 countries (703 students in total).


Age Distribution Percentage
17-20 18
21-24 30
25-34 29
35-49 19
50+ 4

Convocation Data

Data based on 2018 Spring and Fall Convocations

Degrees/Diplomas conferred by academic level

Academic Level Total Count (#) Percentage (%)
Undergraduate 536 56
Education 75 8
Graduate 341 36
Total 952 100


Degrees/Diplomas Conferred Total Count (#)
Bachelor of Education 75
Bachelor of Arts 98
Bachelor of Science 42
Bachelor of Applied Human Nutrition 60
Bachelor of Business Administration 177
Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management 13
Bachelor of Public Relations 68
Bachelor of Child and Youth Study 54
Certificate/Diplomas 19
Master of Arts 2
Master of Arts in Education 8
Master of Education 241
Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology 1
Master of Family Studies and Gerontology 5
Master of Education in Curriculum Studies 20
Master of Arts School Psychology 8
Master of Arts in Research 1
Master of Applied Human Nutrition 15
Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition 6
Master of Public Relations 17
Master of Arts in Communications 7
Master of Child and Youth Study 6