Your guide to UNB

We are here to help your student succeed at UNB, with resources at every step – from choosing the right program to graduation day and beyond.

Discovering UNB

Come say hi at one of our live recruitment webinars.

We recognize that you, along with your student, likely have many questions. We invite you to join us at one of our recruitment events, come for a campus tour, or connect personally with a member of our recruitment team.

Join the #DiscoverUNB Parents E-News to stay informed on admissions, important deadlines and campus events.

Related reading: 5 things you didn’t know about UNB

Academic programs

UNB offers academic programs in over 75 disciplines, enabling students to discover their passion and tailor their university learning. With a 15-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, students can also study alongside world-renowned researchers who actually know their name.

Program options

Admission requirements

Our dynamic learning environment includes 24/7 student support and $8.9 million in scholarship support.

Choose your student's background and view our admission requirements:


Money matters

You can study at one of Canada’s top-ranked comprehensive universities without incurring a mountain of debt when you choose UNB. 

UNB offers $8.9 million in scholarship support annually and one in two students receive a UNB scholarship.

Students complete one scholarship application and are considered for most UNB scholarships.

Tip: Scholarship applications are due March 1

Apply for scholarships

UNB's financial aid offices are happy to help answer your questions as you work through the application process:

Money matters

Student life

Over 10,0000 students from more than 100 countries contribute to a vibrant student lifestyle at UNB.

In both the port city of Saint John and the capital city of Fredericton, UNB students get the benefits and support of a small-school feel while living in a city.

Learn more about Student Life at UNB, including living in residence, student support, experiential and work-integrated learning opportunities, city life and more.

Student life

Applying to UNB

UNB application deadlines vary, but most have a deadline of March 31. Applying early can increase the chance that students get accepted to their first choice program.

Follow our step-by-step guide on how to apply to UNB.

Apply now

Transition to UNB

Once your student has been accepted to UNB, review the next steps and start preparing for Spring Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

Parents of current students

Learn more about student services for current students