Acadia University

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Acadia University

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  • Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S.
  • Acadia College
  • Queen's College

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1838-

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Acadia University was founded in 1838 by the Nova Scotia Baptist Education Society. It is located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The university was known as Queen's College from 1838 to 1841, when it was renamed Acadia College. The college awarded its first degree in 1843 and was renamed Acadia University in 1891. In 2013, Acadia University had 3,753 undergraduate students and 605 graduate students.

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