Other Useful Information

Retention and Graduation rates provided in this section are based on information reported to Maclean's as part of its annual ranking of universities.

Important Definitions

Graduation Rate: Tracks the progress of a defined cohort (“Full-time First-Year First-Time Registrants”) who started at UNB in the fall of a particular year to determine if they have graduated within seven years of starting to study at UNB.

Retention Rate: Tracks the progress of a defined cohort (“Full-time First-Year First-Time Registrants”) who started at UNB in the fall to determine if they were still taking courses at the university the next fall.

Full-time First-Year First-Time Registrants: Students who are attending UNB for the first time in a degree program who have registered based on their secondary school (i.e. high school) academic standing.