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The Cape Breton University is located in Cape Breton Island in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. In Nova Scotia’s second largest city, the University offers a variety of undergraduate degree programs suited for success in the liberal arts, business, science and technology.
  • Average Tuition CAD 15,600
  • Acceptance Rate 75%
  • Students 2,685
  • International Students 30%
  • Total Annual Cost CAD 28,274
  • Intakes Fall Spring Summer
  • Application Deadline June 30 November 14 February 28
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting Town

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School Description

Cape Breton University (CBU) offers students a comprehensive set of liberal arts, business, science, and technology bachelors degree programs. Currently, home to approximately 3500 students, CBU offers a wide range of degrees including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Education. 

CBU offers international student services including the International Student and Study Abroad Center, International Center For English Academic Preparation, The Learning Commons and Student Life Center and Academic Success Coaching. All of these services provide international students access to personal counselling, academic help and career guidance. Additionally, students are offered on-campus residence and have off-campus accommodation options too.

  • 01CBU offers $1.8 million in scholarships each year.
  • 02CBU offers the lowest tuition fees of any university in Nova Scotia.
  • 03CBU offers students who demonstrate financial need on-campus employment through their Work-Study Bursary Program.

Bachelor Programs

  • 1250 Grand Lake Rd, Sydney, NS B1P 6L2, Canada
    CAD 15,600 Tuition Fee

    Accountancy

    • Internships Yes

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management, and finance.  

  • 1250 Grand Lake Rd, Sydney, NS B1P 6L2, Canada
    CAD 15,600 Tuition Fee

    Anthropology

    • Internships Yes
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, and more
  • 1250 Grand Lake Rd, Sydney, NS B1P 6L2, Canada
    CAD 15,600 Tuition Fee

    Applied Theatre

    • Internships Yes
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Applied Theatre. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and more
  • 1250 Grand Lake Rd, Sydney, NS B1P 6L2, Canada
    CAD 15,600 Tuition Fee

    Biology

    • Internships Yes
    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology more

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.60
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GRE 155
  • Minimum SAT 0
  • Minimum ACT 0

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    Students are offered a range of entrance scholarships from $500 per year to $2,000 per year; these scholarships are awarded after reviewing the student’s application and financial need. In-course awards are offered to high-achieving students after completing one year of study at CBU (minimum 24 credits). Additionally, students are offered both entrance and in-course bursaries based on their application and financial need.

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    Established in 1951


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