University of New Brunswick

country rank  27
world rank  594

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University Overview

Established in 1785, University of New Brunswick is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Fredericton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Brunswick. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Saint John. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, New Brunswick, University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of New Brunswick (UNB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 233 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNB
Founded 1785
Motto Sapere Aude
Dare to Know
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address PO Box 4400
Fredericton (population range: 50,000-249,999)
E3B 5A3 New Brunswick
Canada
T +1 (506) 453 4666
F +1 (506) 453 3599
Other locations Saint John

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Tucker Park, Box 5050
Saint John E2L 4L5
+1 (506) 648 5845

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of New Brunswick's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, New Brunswick


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (MPHEC)

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Association of University Forestry Schools of Canada (AUFSC)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018