St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) is a top ranking research intensive university located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. It has been rated Number One in the country in alumni support by Macleans.

The University has the following faculties: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Education. It offers a range of graduate degree programs in the arts, education, and the sciences.

StFX offers courses at various levels in the following departments: Classical Studies; Development Studies; Economics; English; History; Humanities Colloquium; Modern Languages; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Religious Studies; Sociology; Women's Studies; Music; etc.

University Rankings:

- It has the highest Student Satisfaction in Canada; 95% of students said they would choose to return to StFX; 96% rated their overall educational experience a positive one; 97% reported that professors are accessible outside the classroom (Maclean's, February 2009).

- St. Francis Xavier University received "A" ratings in Globe and Mail annual University Report Card for student satisfaction, quality of education and student/faculty interaction (2008 and 2009).

- It has the highest Student Engagement in Canada (set national record in 2009 for student voter turnout - 60.4%).

- 3rd place in the Primarily Undergraduate category (Maclean's 2007).

- Ranked No. 1 Primarily Undergraduate university in Canada by Maclean's Magazine (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006).