University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

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With over 75 undergraduate and graduate programs, first class facilities, world-renowned research and small class sizes, at UNB Fredericton, you'll get personalized attention and a university experience customized just for you. Our future might be uncertain, but one thing is for sure: we're here to help you make the transition to university life. Whether you need clarification on admission requirements, guidance on summer courses for first year students or help completing your application, we're here for you.

Areas of Expertise

UNB offers nationally recognized degree programs in Arts, Business, Computer Science, Education, Environment & Natural Resources, Kinesiology, Nursing, Science and Law. UNB Fredericton offers some unique programs such as Leadership Studies (through Renaissance College), Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, Forestry, Environmental Management, and combined degrees with Arts and Computer Science or Arts and Science.

On Campus Housing

You can choose from 13 different residences on the Fredericton campus- including co-ed, all-male, and all-female. Each house has different traditions and events throughout the year, many of which support charity. Residences are located on campus, just a minute's walk from your classes.

Pleas visit for more details.

Off Campus Housing

Students living off campus can join "Townhouse" which is a virtual residence that connects you with other students living off campus and to the community.

Incoming Students

Fall Orientation is a weeklong campus-wide welcome. We want your first days on campus to set the tone for your university career - exciting, worthwhile, and fun! We also want you to be well prepared to make the transition to university successfully. Your orientation will cover all areas of university life so that you can stress less and focus more - on your studies, your career plans, and all the new experiences awaiting you at UNB.

Career Planning

UNB offers personal career counselling through Student Services, or students can use the career connections website to learn about themselves through personality tests, find career ideas, gain insights into the job market and more.


The UNB Fredericton Varsity Reds compete in men's basketball, women’s basketball, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, men's volleyball, women's volleyball, men's hockey and swimming. The Varsity Reds compete in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport league.


UNB Fredericton also offers a full roster of intramural sports including: softball, ultimate frisbee, outdoor soccer, ball hockey, basketball, volleyball and more. Club sports teams include: Baseball, cross country, field hockey, football, judo, rugby, softball, wrestling and more.


Get involved at the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus. From dancing and debating to rock climbing and scuba diving, there's an activity for everyone. Learn new skills and meet new people, in some cases, clubs can make you realize what direction you want to take in life.

Information Technology

Our Information Technology Centre provides:
* Free e-mail for life
* Internet access
* Over 50 networked computer labs
* Access to a wide variety of university information
* Most residences are hooked up directly to the campus network
* Students are offered FITness (Fluency in Information Technology) program that focuses on developing skills and knowledge in Information and Communication Technology


Many cultural events are held on our UNB Fredericton campus throughout the year and the City of Fredericton is New Brunswick’s vibrant, cultural capital. The campus is located in the heart of the city, just a 10-minute walk to downtown boutiques and cafés or uptown movie theatres. Fredericton is a thriving university city!

Special Services

UNB strives to assist all students with special needs while they pursue their studies. Key services include:
* Campus health services
* Academic and personal counselling
* Services for students with disabilities
* International student advisors
* Employment services
* Campus Ministry

Affiliated Institutions

CADMI Microelectronics Inc.
Centre for Coastal Studies and Aquaculture
Centre for International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Centre for Nuclear Energy Research, Inc.
Centre for Research and Development Services
Conflict Studies Centre
Construction Technology Centre Atlantic Inc.
Electronic Commerce Centre
Environment and Sustainable Development Research Centre
INCUTECH Brunswick Inc.
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Limerick Pulp and Paper Research and Education Centre
Management Development and Information Centre
Manufacturing Technology Centre
Micmac-Maliseet Institute
Wood Science and Technology Centre

International Involvement

Studying abroad allows you to earn credits while discovering new cultures and experiences. Internationally mobile students are in a better position to find their first job and to enhance their career development. International opportunities are open to almost all UNB students through our co-op, internship and student exchange programs. UNB has more than 89 international programs in 36 countries. Visit to see if you qualify.

Campus Tour

Get to know our campus first hand. Take a personalized tour, available six days a week. For more information visit where you can book your tour or call us at 1-888-895-3344. Campus tours are tailor-made to your interests, sit in on a university class, chat with professors, grab lunch at McConnell Hall on us, check out a residence room. You can even bring your application and transcript and we'll have it assessed during your campus tour!


Check out our virtual campus tour by visiting

Modified on November 24, 2023

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