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About New Brunswick

Thinking about Studying in New Brunswick

Want to go to school on the east coast? Then New Brunswick is a great option. One of the three Maritime Provinces in the country, New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province in Canada. Outside of Quebec, New Brunswick has the largest portion of their population that speak French, with more than 30% of residents speaking French daily. This makes the province an ideal destination for students that seek to receive post-secondary education in French.

Living in the province among its approximately 750,000 residents is unique in the sense that it is a mix of large modern cities as well as small downs and francophone communities. If you are into city life you can live in Saint John, Fredericton, or Moncton, or you can live in one of the smaller communities if you like to take things at a slower pace.

One of the best things about living in the province is the scenic drives, not to mention its many tourist attractions and provincial parks, giving students no shortage of things to explore when they need a break from their studies.

Education Options in New Brunswick

The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour oversee the academic institutions in the province. In total, there are 10 post-secondary institutions to choose from in the province, many of which are located in Fredericton. They include:

  • University of New Brunswick
  • Universite de Moncton
  • St Thomas University
  • St. Stephan’s University
  • New Brunswick Community College
  • New Brunswick College of Arts and Crafts
  • Mount Allison University
  • Kingswood University
  • Crandall University
  • College communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick

Students have ample opportunity to get educated in French as many of the colleges and universities offer programs in both official languages.

These school offer a broad range of academic programs and degree options in sciences, arts, business, engineering, and computer science, to name a few.

Why Choose New Brunswick for Education?

Students choose New Brunswick as the place to get their degree for many reasons, including:

  • Schools offer hands on approach to education and learning
  • Outside of Quebec, students have the most French language academic options
  • Competitive tuition rates compared to schools in the country
  • Scholarships and bursary’s for international students
  • Low cost of living in comparison to other areas in Canada
  • Students have the opportunity to work off campus during their studies through the Off Campus Work Permit program
  • Students, through the Post Graduate Work Permit, can work in the province for up to three years after graduation

International students are required to get a student visa and study permit to study in the province.

For More Information About New Brunswick

To learn more about the province of New Brunswick and about your education options in the province, please visit www.gnb.ca


Schools in New Brunswick

School name Address City Postal Code Phone Number
College communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick PO Box 700 725 College Street Bathurst E2A 3Z6 506-547-2063
Crandall University 333 Gorge Rd Moncton E1G 3H9 506-585-8970
Kingswood University 26 Western St Sussex E4E 1E6 506-432-4400
Mount Allison University 62 York Street Sackville E4L 1E2 506-364-2269
New Brunswick College of Craft and Design PO Box 6000 457 Queen Street Fredericton E3B 5H1 506-453-2305
New Brunswick Community College 284 Smythe Street Fredericton E3B 3C9 888-796-6222
St. Stephen's University 8 Main St St Stephen E3L 3E2 506-466-1781
St. Thomas University 51 Dineen Drive Fredericton E3B 5G3 506-452-0640
Universite de Moncton 18 Avenue Antonine-Maillet Moncton E1A 3E9 506-858-4121
University of New Brunswick PO Box 4400 Fredericton E3B 5A3 506-453-4666
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