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Acadia University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program will improve your academic English skills and prepare you for university study at Acadia University or in Canada. You will learn in a supportive environment with small class sizes, extensive use of technology, and experienced English instructors.  

Founded in 1838, Acadia has long been recognized as one of Canada's most respected universities. Our campus in Wolfville, Nova Scotia offers you a safe, welcoming community environment in which to study English.  You will experience life and learning in a beautiful, small town setting, with the support of an established and progressive university. Wolfville is home to about 4,000 people, and it is located near wineries, hiking trails, and the Atlantic coast.

Why Study English at Acadia?

  • Small class sizes (typically 10-15 students)
  • Individual attention and support from your instructors
  • Experienced trained staff
  • Intensive instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary and research skills
  • Cultural outings throughout the term to help you discover Canadian culture and history
  • 23-25 hours of class per week
  • 10 weeks per term
  • University Bridging Program to help you begin your academic program sooner
  • Direct entry to degree program studies at Acadia upon graduation
  • Safe, clean, peaceful lifestyle

Acadia University

English Language Centre
26 Crowell Drive, PO Box 120, Wolfville NS B4P 2R6




Academic English/University Preparatory English, Business English, General English, Group Programs (English), IELTS Preparation, Other Programs (English), Summer or Winter Activity or Camp Programs (English), TOEFL Preparation, TOEIC Preparation, Youth / Junior programs (English), CAEL Preparation

Graduates of the Acadia Bridging Program have direct entry to degree programs at Acadia. 

Homestay, On-campus (residence)

Student Inquiries

Sharon Churchill Roe
Manager, English Language Centre