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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)

 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)189543 
Total4418 100 

Registration Status by Academic LevelTotal Count (#)Percentage (%) 
Undergraduate (including B.Ed):  
Full time2471 74 
Part time847 26 
Total3318100 
Graduate  
Full time 52 
Part time1048 95 
Total1100 100 

 Enrolment by Undergraduate DegreeTotal Count (#) 
 Bachelor of Education212 
 Bachelor of Arts822 
 Bachelor of Science318 
 Bachelor of Applied Human Nutrition221 
 Bachelor of Business Administration700 
 Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management123 
 Bachelor of Public Relations242 
 Bachelor of Child and Youth Study343 
 Bachelor of Science Communication8
 Certificate/Diplomas111 
 Non degree - Undergraduate143 
 Non degree - Education17 
 Visiting Student59 
 Enrolment by Graduate DegreeTotal Count (#) 
 Master of Arts
 Master of Arts in Education35 
 Master of Education783 
 Master of Education in Curriculum Studies28 
 Master of Arts in School Psychology15 
 Master of Arts in Research
 Master of Applied Human Nutrition27 
 Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition22
 Master of Public Relations52 
 Master of Arts in Communications14 
 Master of Family Studies and Gerontology11 
 Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology11 
 Master of Child and Youth Study17 
 PhD Education25 
 Non degree28 
 Visiting Student - Masters16 
 Visiting Student - PhD

2018 Demographic Breakdown 

(Includes all academic levels)

 Gender Percentage (%)
 Female 76 
 Male 24 

Permanent ResidencePercentage (%)
Nova Scotia66 
Other Atlantic Provinces10 
Other Canadian Provinces
International16 

Sources of International StudentsPercentage (%)
Bermuda12 
China28 
Saudi Arabia10 
Bahamas
India
Ghana
Rwanda
Nigeria
Vietnam
USA
Rest of World20 
*The Mount's international student populations comes from 64 countries (703 students in total).

Age DistributionPercentage 
17-2018 
21-2430 
25-3429 
35-4919 
50+

Data based on 2018 Spring and Fall Convocations

Degrees/Diplomas conferred by academic level

Academic LevelTotal Count (#) Percentage (%) 
Undergraduate536 56 
Education75 
Graduate341 36 
Total 952 100 

Degrees/Diplomas ConferredTotal Count (#) 
Bachelor of Education75 
Bachelor of Arts98 
Bachelor of Science42 
Bachelor of Applied Human Nutrition60 
Bachelor of Business Administration 177 
Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management13 
Bachelor of Public Relations68 
Bachelor of Child and Youth Study54 
  
Certificate/Diplomas19 
  
Master of Arts
Master of Arts in Education
Master of Education241 
Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology
Master of Family Studies and Gerontology
Master of Education in Curriculum Studies20 
Master of Arts School Psychology
Master of Arts in Research
Master of Applied Human Nutrition15 
Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition
Master of Public Relations17 
Master of Arts in Communications
Master of Child and Youth Study