Applying to UNB

Important notes

The deadline to apply for most undergraduate programs at UNB is March 31.

Late applications will be considered based on available program space.

  1. All admissions to the Faculty of Engineering are on a competitive basis; satisfaction of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
  2. The application deadline for the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Standing Program) - Moncton campus, is November 15.
  3. The application deadlines for the Bachelor of Education program are December 31 (Fredericton campus) and January 31 (Saint John campus). 
  4. Law applicants should contact the Faculty of Law.
  5. Education, Kinesiology and Nursing admit students for the September intake ONLY. Kinesiology applications from transfer students only, will be considered for January admission.
  6. Education, Kinesiology, Nursing (Fredericton and Moncton) BIS and DAUS programs require supplementary information. Applying to Renaissance College also requires additional documents.
  7. The Nursing program (Fredericton and Saint John campuses) is no longer accepting applications for the 2017 Fall Term.
  8. The Engineering program (Fredericton campus only) is no longer accepting high school applications for the 2017 Fall Term.
  9. The Bachelor of Science program (Fredericton campus only) is no longer accepting applications for the 2017 Fall Term.

How to apply

Start our online application for admission.

After filling in all the information (including the payment details), click the "submit" button at the bottom of the page. Your application will be forwarded to the Admissions Office only if your credit card (Visa, Mastercard or American Express) has been approved for payment of the non-refundable application processing fee. The application fee for domestic students is $65 and the application fee for international students is $125.

International students may elect to pay by cheque or money order (through a Canadian banking institution) which can be directed to:

International Recruitment Centre
University of New Brunswick
100 Tucker Park Road
PO Box 5050
Saint John, NB Canada, E2L 4L5

Explore additional international fee-payment options on our Financial Services site.

After submitting your application you will receive an automatic confirmation email including your UNB application number. Save this email for future reference.

A PDF version of our Canadian and Permanent Residence Undergraduate Application is also available to print and submit by mail or in-person.

Incoming exchange students

Incoming exchange students can apply through their home institution. Explore our Student Abroad Programs for more information.

Applying for scholarships

Students who wish to be considered for scholarship support need to complete the general scholarship application form by March 1.

Applying for residence

Students who wish to apply for residence on the Fredericton campus will automatically receive the residence application upon acceptance in their admission package. Students who wish to apply for residence on the Saint John campus may do so at any time after they have applied for admission.