University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) offers an engaging education within a community that champions, challenges and supports its students in their journey to create their own future.

UNB’s professors are leaders in their fields, developing technologies used by NASA and Google, pioneering research in plant-based medicines and leading Canada’s Institute for Cybersecurity.

Established in 1785, UNB is Canada’s oldest English-language university. Its two main campuses are located in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick. UNB also has satellite campuses and programs in other parts of Canada and around the world. At UNB, every future matters. The university enrolls nearly 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students per year, including students from more than 100 countries, while boasting an impressive 15:1 student to faculty ratio. UNB has more than 75 undergraduate and graduate programs. The Fredericton campus is home to 11 academic faculties, including Canada’s first engineering, computer science and accelerated leadership programs. The UNB Saint John campus houses three faculties, offering unique programming including one of Canada’s only marine biology programs.

The College of Extended Learning makes UNB accessible internationally through distance education. UNB Saint John’s language institute and UNB Fredericton’s English Language Program welcome hundreds of international students every year, helping them to improve their language skills for academic purposes.

UNB teaches students to create opportunities for themselves and others through its six entrepreneurship and innovation centres and offers a personalized, small, safe and supportive university environment you can find only here.

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Source: Association of Atlantic Universities (rounded preliminary fall enrolment 2016)



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Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2017-18).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.