Applying as a Canadian high school or transfer student

For Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada

UNB application account

1. Choose your campus and program

Explore our degree programs on the Fredericton and Saint John campuses 

2. Check the admission requirements

Once you’ve decided on your program, use our admission requirements tool to ensure you meet the requirements.

3. Create a UNB application account and complete an application

Creating a UNB application account is the first step in completing your application. Your application account allows you to log-in at any time and gives you the opportunity to start, save and submit your application. You can also update your personal information and sign up for UNB events.

Start your application

As part of the application process you will need to:

Confirm your application deadline

  • The application deadline for most undergraduate programs is March 31. Please review our important dates and deadlines to confirm the application deadline for your program. Late applications will be considered based on available program space.

Submit your required documents

  • After you’ve submitted your application, we will quickly notify you about which documents are required and how to submit them. The deadline to submit your supporting documents in March 31* (unless otherwise specified).
    • *Dec. 15 – Education (FR); Feb. 15 – Health Sciences (SJ), Nursing (SJ), Nursing (FR)
  • Education, Kinesiology and Nursing (Fredericton and Moncton) may require supplementary information. Applying to Renaissance College also requires additional documents. If additional documents are required in order to assess your application for admission, you will be notified.

Pay the application fee: $65

  • Your application will be forwarded to the Admissions Office after your non-refundable payment has been processed. We accept Visa, Mastercard or American Express. You will receive a receipt of payment to the email address you’ve supplied.

After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Keep this for future reference. You will be able to log-in to your application account at any time to review the status of your application.

4. Apply for scholarships

Submit one application each year and you’ll be considered for the majority of our undergraduate scholarships. We award thousands of scholarships and millions of dollars to students every year.

Complete the entrance scholarship application form by March 1 to be assessed.

5. Apply for residence

Fredericton campus: You'll receive the residence application in your admission package after you've been accepted to UNB.

Saint John campus: You can apply for residence at the same time as you apply for admission to your program.

6. After you have applied to UNB

Already applied? Check out the next steps.

Been admitted? Check out the next steps.