Applying to UNB

Canadian & Permanent Residents

Important Notes

The deadline to apply for most undergraduate programs at the University of New Brunswick is March 31.

This ensures that you get the best possible opportunity of being offered a place in your preferred programs. Students applying to highly competitive programs such as Nursing are strongly encouraged to apply early.

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 deadline for the Bachelor of Education program is December 31. 
  4. Law applicants should contact the Faculty of Law.
  5. EducationKinesiology and Nursing admit students for the September intake ONLYKinesiology 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.

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 $55.00 processing fee.

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 application is also available to print and submit by mail or in-person.

Fredericton Campus Application (PDF) | Saint John Campus Application (PDF)

International Applicants

Applicants from outside of Canada can visit the international applications page for more information.

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.