Acadia University is a predominantly undergraduate university located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia,Canada with some graduate programs at the master's level and one at the doctoral level. The enabling legislation consists of: Acadia University Act and the Amended Acadia University Act 2000. The Wolfville Campus houses Acadia University Archives and the Acadia University Art Gallery.
Acadia began as an extension of Horton Academy (1828), which was founded in Horton, Nova Scotia, byBaptists from Nova Scotia and Queen's College (1838). The College was later named Acadia College. Acadia University, established at Wolfville, Nova Scotia in 1838 has a strong Baptist religious affiliation.