Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University (CBU) is an institute of higher learning located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. CBU offers university-transfer degrees and certificate and diploma courses in a wide range of disciplines such as Business, Engineering and Education.

  • Students 3,500
  • International Students 30%
  • Intakes September/Jan
  • Application Deadline Jan/Feb/March
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

Cape Breton University (CBU) offers university-transfer degrees, certificate and diploma programs through its various faculties namely: Shannon School of Business, School of Professional Studies and School of Science and Technology.

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 Centre, International Centre For English Academic Preparation, The Learning Commons and Student Life Centre and Academic Success Coaching. All of these services provide international students access to personal counseling, 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.

Diploma Programs

  • Grand Lake Road, NS B1M, Canada

    Business Management

    CAD 10,140 Tuition Fee
    Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University offers a two-year-long post-graduate diploma in Business Management. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics more
  • Grand Lake Road, NS B1M, Canada

    Engineering

    CAD 17,020 Tuition Fee
    The School of Science and Technology at Cape Breton University offers a two-year-long Engineering transfer program. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamen more
  • Grand Lake Road, NS B1M, Canada

    Human Nutrition

    CAD 17,020 Tuition Fee
    The School of Professional Studies at Cape Breton University offers a full-time Human Nutrition transfer program. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Scie more
  • Grand Lake Road, NS B1M, Canada

    Supply Chain Management

    CAD 9,360 Tuition Fee
    Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University offers a two-year-long full-time postgraduate diploma in Supply Chain Management. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical k more

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00

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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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    Other Information

    Established in 1951

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    The Location

    Grand Lake Road, NS B1M, Canada

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