Program Information

School: St. Francis Xavier University
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: French Language and Literature, General
Description: Students can learn French, Spanish and German in StFX Modern Languages, courses that examine the relationship between language and culture. The department offers studies in language instruction, culture, effective writing and literature across the centuries.

All StFX Modern Languages professors hold doctorate degrees and teach small classes; an ideal intimate and personalized environment for language learning. You can pursue exciting opportunities through the Service Learning program—a one-of-a-kind option for students to put classroom knowledge to effective use in the community and around the globe. The department also offers a French proficiency certificate if you want to have your compentency in French officially recognized on your transcript. Each year, StFX Modern Languages students receive awards from the French, Swiss, Argentinean and German embassies. As well, StFX offers you the chance to live and learn in France or Mexico through the Junior Year Abroad program.

URL: Modern Languages at St. Francis Xavier University
Cost per year:*
International: $18,121

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 

For high school graduates, the minimum requirements include an average of 70% in Grade 12, with no marks below 65% in each of the required subjects.

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 list must be received by February 1 to be considered for Early Fall Admission. Please also note that admissions is competitive, so higher averages may be required.