Apply to Acadia on Exchange

IMPORTANT: Exchange students should not apply using the regular admission application on our "Apply!" page, which is for degree-seeking students only. Application to the exchange program must be made through this website.

Application: Click Here

Admission Deadline: Acadia has a rolling admission policy; therefore there is no deadline for application. However, exchange applications must be received in time to allow the student to attend new international student orientation. IMPORTANT: Exchange students that submit the exchange application and application for on-campus residence before May 31st are guaranteed housing for the Fall Term.

Application documentation: For each exchange applicant, we require:

  • Official letter or email nomination from the home institution confirming the student's participation in the exchange program
  • Academic transcript
  • Copy of Passport

An application fee is not required.

Admissions: Application material can be sent by email to Michael Holmes, the International Admissions and Exchange Officer, at, or can be mailed to the Acadia University Admissions Office at the address below:

Admissions Office, Acadia University
15 University Avenue, PO Box 7, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada  B4P 2R6
Phone: (902) 585-1016
Fax: (902) 585-1081

NOTE: If the application materials are sent by email, we do not require the hard copies to be mailed.

Acceptance Letter: Students accepted to Acadia University will receive an official Letter of Acceptance from the Admissions Office. This letter can be used to apply for necessary immigration documentation.