Education in Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB) is responsible for administering 136 public schools providing instruction from primary to grade 12. With 48,000 students, the HRSB is the largest school board in Atlantic Canada. The Conseil scolaire acadien provincial operates six public French language schools in the Halifax region.
There are 14 independent schools in the city, including:
- Dalhousie University
- Saint Mary's University
- University of King's College
- Atlantic School of Theology
- Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University
- Université Sainte-Anne, Halifax Campus
This university is located in suburban Rockingham:
The former Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS) was merged into Dalhousie University. The University of King's College remains an independent institution but its students have access to Dalhousie's arts and science faculties.
Cape Breton University has a satellite campus in Halifax for extension courses.
The Nova Scotia Community College network maintains three campuses in Halifax.
- Akerley Campus
- Institute of Technology Campus
- Ivany Campus (formerly called Waterfront Campus)
There are also a variety of private career and business colleges located in and around Halifax's urban core.