Acadia University

Acadia University

Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Change your world. Starting today.
With CultureWorks and Acadia.

CultureWorks proudly partners with Acadia University. We help international students learn academic English to ensure success in their academic journey. When you complete the CultureWorks English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program, you fulfill all English language requirements for direct admission to Acadia. 

Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Apply through CultureWorks – and receive
conditional acceptance at Acadia

On-line EAP programs with top-rated English language instructors

CultureWorks offers online academic English classes – with live classes in real time. CultureWorks is a top-rated English language school known for its high academic standards and exceptional instructors.

Apply now to start your journey to Acadia with CultureWorks!

Acadia University – a tradition of academic excellence since 1838

Acadia University is one of the oldest and most respected liberal arts universities in Canada. Founded in 1838, Acadia is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in Canada for undergraduate studies, and is located on a beautiful campus just one-hour from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Acadia is a laureate of Washington’s Smithsonian Institution and a part of the permanent research collection of the National Museum of American History. It is the only Canadian university selected for inclusion in the Education and Academia category of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award.

The university is home to 3,574 students from nearly every Canadian province and nearly 60 countries around the world. Acadia offers students an exceptional liberal arts education with strong academic programs, a curriculum that encourages personal development, and collaborative learning experiences led by award-winning professors. Acadia students have a wide selection of programs with more than 200 degree combinations in four faculties – Pure and Applied Sciences, Arts, Theology and Professional Studies in undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Acadia Student Experience

Acadia has a long tradition of academic excellence, and creating dynamic and  responsible global leaders. As a student at Acadia, you are welcomed into a scholarly community that encourages and inspires you. Community engagement, real-world opportunities and meaningful research at the undergraduate level are pillars of an Acadia education. 

The undeniable Acadia spirit that welcomes students with a sense of belonging provides a strong foundation for learning and growth. Acadia has a long tradition of respecting diversity, recognizing that each member of the community has different experiences to share, enriching the learning experience. Acadia’s average class size of 28 students provides one-on-one interaction with faculty, providing a supportive and engaging learning environment. Co-curricular and campus life programs enhance learning opportunities and help students develop teamwork and leadership skills.

Valuable Work Opportunities for International Students in Canada

Post-Graduation Work Permit
Students who graduate from academic programs with a two-year duration or longer are eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit for up to three years. The post-graduation work permit allows students who have graduated to obtain an open work permit to gain valuable Canadian work experience. 

Work while you study 
It is possible to work in Canada while you are here as a student. To find out more about your eligibility to work while you study, visit: Studying and working in Canada as an international student.

Graduate students in Atlantic Canada can receive help landing your first job
There are exciting opportunities in Atlantic Canada for international students to build pathways from your education to your career. Graduating students who want to stay in Atlantic Canada after they graduate can apply to take part in regional government programs, including the highly successful Atlantic Immigration Pilot, to help them land their first job.

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a government program that helps employers in Atlantic Canada hire foreign skilled workers who want to immigrate to Atlantic Canada and international graduates who want to stay in Atlantic Canada after they graduate. Due to its success, the government has committed to making this pilot a permanent program. It will continue to be a flagship regional economic immigration program, complementing the provincial nominee programs in each Atlantic province.

Start your journey to Acadia though CultureWorks

We work with you, every step of the way. Here’s how it works:

1. You apply through CultureWorks
For students who are academically admissible to Acadia but require English language preparation, you simply apply through CultureWorks to receive conditional acceptance to your program at Acadia.

2. You receive your conditional offer
You will receive your Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to Acadia before you begin your CultureWorks program. 

3. You complete your CultureWorks program – and you’re in!
As soon as you successfully complete your CultureWorks program, you gain direct entrance into Acadia – with no IELTS or TOEFL test required! It’s that easy. 

Apply now to start your journey to Acadia with CultureWorks!

Acadia University Highlights

  • 3,574 students including international students from nearly 60 countries
  • Wide selection of programs with 200 flexible degree options 
  • Small classes with average class size of 28 students
  • 80% of programs offer co-op

Popular Programs

  • Biology
  • English
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Kinesiology
  • Gender Studies
  • Theatre
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies

Full Program List

Life in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada


Acadia University is an integral part of the town of Wolfville, a small town nestled in a picturesque landscape overlooking the Annapolis Valley and the Bay of Fundy in eastern Canada. Wolfville is located about 100 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital, Halifax. 

In this cosmopolitan and charming town, hills, valleys, rivers and ocean come together to form the perfect setting for adventure. Wolfville is situated along the shores of the Minas Basin which is part of the Bay of Fundy – home to the world’s highest tides. Vineyards, culinary adventures, and recreational activities offer a range of fun activities in the Wolfville area.

Create your future starting today. Apply now at CultureWorks.