UNB Established: 1785

University of New Brunswick

3 Bailey Dr, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is Canada's oldest English-language university and one of the first public universities established in North America. Founded in 1785, the multi-campus institution is home to over 60 research centres and institutes, groups and ongoing projects.

  • 10,000+
    Total Students
  • Yes
    Financial Aid

University Rankings

  • Maclean's
    6

Overview

Founded by Loyalists fleeing the American Revolution, the University of New Brunswick is the oldest English-language university in the country. With campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, UNB offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs.

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.

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.

Fredericton, home to the original campus, has more programs, including arts, business administration, computer science, education, engineering, kinesiology, nursing, science and law. Saint John offers arts, business, science, engineering and a medical program.

The campus in Fredericton sits on a steep hill overlooking the Saint John River, while the Saint John campus has a view of the Kennebecasis River.

The university places a strong focus on research.UNB’s Planetary and Space Science Centre is home to Canada’s only NASA-designated Regional Planetary Image Facility, where the public can view mission documents and cartographical information.

The Human Performance Lab is an innovative motion-analysis lab with state-of-the-art equipment, including a motion-capture system.

With six entrepreneurial centres, there’s a focus on experiential learning, entrepreneurial thinking and mentorship.

As the largest research institution in New Brunswick, UNB conducts more than 70 per cent of the province’s university research.

General Information

  • Bachelors degree
  • CAD 6,626 Domestic tuition fee (average per year*)
  • CAD 15,551 International student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • Masters degree
  • CAD 6,708 Domestic student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • CAD 11,856 International student tuition fee (average per year*)

Programs / Degrees at University of New Brunswick

Undergraduate

Applied Arts

  • Applied Arts - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton applied, arts,

Applied Management

  • Accounting - Bachelor of Applied Management in Accounting, Saint John Accounting, accountant,
  • Electronic Commerce - Bachelor of Applied Management in Electronic Commerce, Saint John
  • General Business - Bachelor of Applied Management, Saint John
  • Hospitality and Tourism - Bachelor of Applied Management in Hospitality and Tourism, Saint John

Arts

  • Anthropology - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton arts, faculty of arts, artist, Anthropology
  • Archaeology - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Biology - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Classical Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Classics - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Comparative Cultural Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Comparative Literature - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Creative Writing - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Criminal Justice Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Drama - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Economic Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton economics
  • Economics - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Economics - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John commerce
  • English - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • English - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • French - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • French - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Gender and Women's Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Gender Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • History - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • History - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Information and Communication Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • International Development Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • International Studies - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Law in Society - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Linguistics - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Mathematics - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Media Arts and Cultures - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Music - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Neuroscience - Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Philosophy - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Philosophy - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Political Science - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Politics - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Psychology - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Psychology - Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Sociology - Bachelor of Arts, Fredericton
  • Sociology - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John
  • Statistics - Bachelor of Arts, Saint John

Business

  • Accounting - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Accounting - Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint John commerce
  • Economics - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Economics and Finance (combined) - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Economics - Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint John commerce
  • Electronic Commerce - Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint John
  • Entrepreneurship - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Finance - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Finance - Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint John commerce
  • French Communication and Culture - Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint John commerce
  • Human Resources Management - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Human Resources Management - Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint John commerce
  • International Business - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Logistics - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Marketing - Bachelor of Business Administration, Fredericton commerce
  • Marketing - Bachelor of Business Adminsitration, Saint John commerce

Computer Science

  • Computer Science - Bachelor of Computer Science, Fredericton
  • Computer Science - Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Saint John

Education

  • Adult Education - Bachelor of Education in Adult Education, Fredericton
  • Education - Bachelor of Education, Fredericton
  • Education - Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Saint John

Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Fredericton
  • Chemical Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Years 1 and 2), Saint John
  • Civil Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Fredericton
  • Civil Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Years 1 and 2), Saint John
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Fredericton
  • Electrical Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Years 1 and 2), Saint John
  • Geological Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Fredericton
  • Geological Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Year 1), Saint John
  • Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Fredericton
  • Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Year 1), Saint John
  • Mechanical Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Fredericton
  • Mechanical Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Years 1 and 2), Saint John

Environment and Natural Resources

  • Environment and Natural Resources - Bachelor of Science in Environment and Natural Resources, Fredericton

Forestry

  • Forestry - Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Fredericton

Health Sciences

  • Radiation Therapy - Bachelor of Health Sciences, Saint John
  • Radiography - Bachelor of Health Sciences, Saint John
  • Respiratory Therapy - Bachelor of Health Sciences, Saint John

Information Sciences

  • Information Sciences - Bachelor of Information Sciences, Saint John

Kinesiology

  • Kinesiology - Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Fredericton

Law

  • Law - Juris Doctor of Law, Fredericton

Leadership Studies

  • Integrated Studies - Bachelor of Integrated Studies, Fredericton
  • Leadership Studies - Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Leadership, Fredericton

Medical Laboratory Science

  • Medical Laboratory Science - Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science, Fredericton

Nursing

  • Nursing - Bachelor of Nursing, Fredericton
  • Nursing - Bachelor of Nursing, Saint John
  • Nursing - Advanced Standing - Bachelor of Nursing, Moncton

Recreation and Sport Studies

  • Recreation and Sport Studies - Bachelor of Recreation and Sport Studies, Fredericton

Science

  • Biology-Chemistry - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Biology - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton marine biology
  • Biology-Psychology - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Biology - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Chemistry - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Chemistry - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Earth Sciences - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Economics - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Economics - Bachelor of Science in Economics, Saint John
  • Environmental Biology - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Environmental Geochemistry - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Geology - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Marine Biology - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Mathematics - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Mathematics and Statistics - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Physics - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Physics - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Psychology - Bachelor of Science, Fredericton
  • Psychology - Bachelor of Science, Saint John
  • Statistics - Bachelor of Science, Saint John

Software Engineering

  • Software Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Fredericton
  • Software Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (Years 1 and 2), Saint John

Postgraduate

Anthropology

Biology (Fredericton)

Biology (Saint John)

Business Administration (Fredericton)

Business Administration (Saint John)

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Classics & Ancient History

Computer Science

Earth Sciences

Economics

Education

Electrical Engineering

English

Forestry & Environmental Management

Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering

Health Services Research (Applied)

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Kinesiology

Mathematics & Statistics

Mechanical Engineering

Nursing

Physics

Political Science

Psychology (Fredericton)

Psychology (Saint John)

Sociology

Technology Management & Entrepreneurship

Quantitative Investment Management

Co-op & Work Experience

  • Arts
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Forestry & Environmental Management
  • Kinesiology
  • Law
  • Leadership Studies (Renaissance College)
  • Nursing
  • Science
  • Science, Applied Science & Engineering

Continuing & Online Education

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Forestry
  • Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering
  • Kinesiology
  • Math
  • Philosophy & Ethics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics

Academic Life

  • Semesters
    Academic calendar

Student Life

  • over 5000
    Employees
  • Urban
    Campus setting
  • Public
    Control type
  • Non-Profit
    Entity
  • Religious affiliation
    None

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