Dalhousie University is present in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. This public research university has 11 faculties comprising the Schulich School of Law and Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine. It also has the faculties of architecture, planning and engineering situated at the Sexton Campus. This university is a member of the U15, a league of research-intensive universities in Canada.
This university was founded as a non-sectarian university in the year 1818 by Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia, George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie, and the university is named after him. This university is one among the oldest universities in Canada established during the British colonial rule. The initial years of the school were marked by both administrative and financial struggles, which led to the talks of shutting down surrounding the university until the latter half of the 19th century.
This university has 3 campuses which make up to 79 acres. All of them are present within the Halifax Peninsula and also next to Halifax Harbour. This university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. There are more than 17333 students enrolled at this university and 3700 courses in more than 180 degree programs are presently provided at this university. Education in Canada is highly regarded and so is this university.