St. Francis Xavier University


Program Information

School:St. Francis Xavier University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Music, General
Description:For people longing to find employment that indulges their creative side, there are many career opportunities with an education in Music from StFX. Graduates obtain jobs in music and theatrical production, with cultural organizations, and in educational facilities. Some have gone on to careers in the entertainment industry (both in the performance and business of music). Regardless of the student’s individual goal, music can lead to a wide range of opportunities.

The Bachelor in Music program is for our most talented students seeking the most complete artistic education, including courses in composition, small- and large-ensemble arranging, and modern jazz styles. A recital is required at the end of the fourth year.
URL:Music at St. Francis Xavier University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,010

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have the above prerequisite(s) as well as four other university preparatory courses. In addition, the minimum requirements include an average of 70% in Grade 12, with no marks below 65% in each of the required subjects. Note admissions is competitive, so higher averages may be required. For additional information visit:

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Students who have a Grade 11 average of 80% or higher may be considered for Early Fall Admissions prior to their first set of Grade 12 marks being available. A completed application, grade 11 transcripts and a grade 12 course lists must be received by Feb 1 to be considered for Early Fall Admission. Note that there is no official deadline for admissions however some programs fill up faster than others so St. Francis Xavier University encourages you to apply early.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 23, 2016