Ranking  3069      85
Country Canada
City Sydney
Bachelor (foreigners)15,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)15,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $711-1,179 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1974
Abbreviation CBU
Teachers 399
Students 3,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Experience the Possibilities
Accreditation
• Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia
Affiliations
• Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
• Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
• Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC)
• Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Rankings
World ranking3069
Country ranking85
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking3069
Alternative title
French Université du cap-breton
Location on map
Cape Breton University (CBU) - public higher education institution in Canada. CBU was established in 1974. Inside the city of Sydney the university has built its own suburban campus. Many independent academic rankings put Cape Breton University in the top 90 best universities in Canada.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission process is based on the certificate of previous education provided by the applicant and academic performance. The chances of successful admission are very high as 60 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. Cape Breton University divides its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 15,000 USD per year. A master’s degree of CBU will cost a student a significant sum of 15,000 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. The university offers a wide range of programs for online education. More information could be found on the official website of the university http://www.cbu.ca.

The composition of the university. Cape Breton University belongs to small universities, with a capacity of only 4000 students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The academic makeup of CBU includes around 399 teachers. The university has international partners which allows its students to participate in exchange programs. The university has social media profiles Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of CBU. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. In addition to the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) the university is also a part of the following associations - Canadian Virtual University (CVU), Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC), Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).

Cape Breton University - Official Description

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