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Why study at UNB?

Incoming exchange and direct-entry students

The University of New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, on Canada’s eastern coast. Exchange students can easily explore other areas of Canada such as Toronto, Halifax and Montreal; U.S. cities like Boston and New York are also within reach.

Choose your campus

UNB is home to two beautiful and unique campuses. As an incoming exchange student, you can choose which campus best suits you. 

Saint John

2,550 students, 3 faculties

The campus overlooks two beautiful rivers, and is located minutes from uptown Saint John. The city is known for its historical architecture; the City Market where you can enjoy a cozy Saturday morning brunch, shop for local produce and visit ethnic restaurants, or visit Rockwood Park with its many trails for walking, running or snow-shoeing, and lakes for kayaking or canoeing.

Learn about city life in Saint John

Fredericton

8,300 students, 11 faculties

Only minutes from campus to downtown, you will find bustling sidewalk cafes, ethnically diverse restaurants and pub-style fare. A local Saturday tradition is to visit the Boyce Farmers Market, recognized as one of the top 10 community markets in Canada. Fredericton is a naturally beautiful city situated beside the St. John River. Stretching along the river is a trail system, which is connected to over 80km of walking and biking trails that wind through the city and beyond.

Learn about city life in Fredericton

How to apply

Want to study at UNB? You'll need to be nominated by your university before applying.

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