The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a public university with two primary campuses, located in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick. It is the oldest English-language university in Canada, and among the oldest public universities in North America.
Established in 1785, UNB also has satellite campuses and programs in other parts of Canada and around the world. 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.
Why study in University of New Brunswick?
Obtaining a degree from a research-intensive university is of great importance. 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.
Also, 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.
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.!
How to apply as an international student
The application process is quite simple. You can apply and begin your University of New Brunswick experience. All you need do is: Create an account and complete your application. Be sure to check our application deadlines. Pay the application fee. The application fee costs $125 CDN and is non-refundable. Submit your document.
Create an account and complete an application.
Be sure to check our application deadlines. To avoid delays in the processing of your application, please verify the following:
- The name on your application matches the name on your transcripts and the name that will appear on your passport;
- Provide your permanent home address in your home country;
- Provide your date of birth on the application.
You may also download a printable application form.
Pay the application fee. Our application costs $125 CDN and is non-refundable.
Applicants can pay by:
- Credit card (this option is not available in some countries);
- Bank draft or certified cheque made payable to the University of New Brunswick;
- Money order through a Canadian banking institution;
- CIBC International Student Pay
When paying by bank draft, certified cheque or money order, be sure to include your name and your application number so that the payment may be credited to your account. Send to:
International Recruitment Centre
University of New Brunswick
100 Tucker Park Road
P.O. Box 5050
Saint John, NB
Canada E2L 4L5
Contact Sue for help in arranging payment of the application fee.
Submit your documents. You’ll need to mail us the following:
Official or notarized transcripts/grades for all secondary or high school, colleges and universities you have attended.
- All applicants must disclose any prior attendance at a university or other post-secondary institution in Canada or abroad, regardless of whether they are seeking transfer credit. Failure to disclose this information may result in a rejection of the student’s application or subsequent suspension from UNB.
If your transcripts are not in English, send a copy of the original transcript and provide a certified translation.
If applicable, submit the results from any academic tests you have taken, such as SAT, ACT, Cambridge ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels, CXC or others.
If you are applying for direct admission to an undergraduate program at UNB and are not exempt from our English language requirements, submit your English language proficiency test score (UNB accepts IELTS; MELAB; TOEFL iBT; TOEFL (paper-based); TOEFL (computer-based); MELAB; CAEL; and CanTest).
If you are applying to transfer from a post-secondary institution to UNB, you must submit course outlines to be assessed for credit transfer. All course outlines must be provided in English. A course outline (also known as a syllabus) is a document that typically provides a detailed summary of topics to be covered in a course, titles of reading materials, and the grading policy.
If you are over the age of 21, you are considered a mature student and must submit a resume of your education and work experience since high school.
Mail all official documentation, in hard copy, to:International Recruitment Centre
University of New Brunswick
100 Tucker Park Road, PO BOX 5050
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada E2L 4L5
We highly recommend sending all applications and supporting documents by courier to ensure reliable and prompt delivery.
Contact your country-specific recruiter for help completing the application or arranging payment of the application fee.
UNB Tuition feeUNB is very competitively priced when compared to other universities. We also award more than $9 million in scholarships annually – ranging from $500 to $80,000.