At CBU, you’ll discover the effect you’re going to have in the world. With one-of-a-kind programs, small class sizes and an energetic campus life, CBU will quickly become more than your university—it will become your home away from home!
CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final-year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction and employability.
Cape Breton University delivers an authentic multicultural experience to all who become part of its academic community. The faculty bring passion to their teaching and research, and they are known for their smaller class sizes as well as their friendly and inclusive culture. Strong community involvement and a spirit of entrepreneurship enhance CBU’s position in postsecondary education.
As a CBU student, you’ll benefit from incredible value with some of the most affordable tuition rates in Nova Scotia from a university that’s earned the highest senior year “excellent” student satisfaction ranking.
CBU is excited to teach the best and brightest—that’s why we offer $1.8 million in scholarships each year, and entering students with an 85+% average are considered for entrance scholarships.
Cape Breton University is an Atlantic Canadian education leader with a growing national and international focus. Located near Sydney on Canada’s stunning east coast, CBU attracts students from the local area, across Canada and internationally from more than 40 countries.
With its strong Celtic roots, record of excellence and Cape Breton’s breathtaking scenery, CBU provides students with an extraordinary, multi-faceted learning experience