International Students

Being home to world renowned universities and colleges, Fredericton has no shortage of opportunity. Build your future in the capital of New Brunswick.

Discover Fredericton’s post-secondary options

Fredericton is the perfect blend of distinguished academia and exceptional lifestyle. It’s no wonder the city is home to seven post-secondary institutions that boast world-class facilities, faculties and academic programs. 75% of New Brunswick’s publicly-funded research budget is awarded to institutions in Fredericton. Shape your future in the city that has it all.

St. Thomas University (STU)

St. Thomas University is a liberal arts university. 1,900 undergraduates study on this small campus in average classroom sizes of 30. STU is nationally recognized as the only university in Canada to specialize exclusively in the liberal arts. STU offers notable majors including Journalism, Criminology, Political Science, International Relations, Psychology and more.

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University of New Brunswick (UNB)

The University of New Brunswick is one of the oldest public universities in Canada. Home to more than 11,000 students, UNB offers 75 degrees spanning 14 faculties. UNB is a global leader in engineering, computer science and entrepreneurship. In 2014, UNB was named the most entrepreneurial university in Canada.

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New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)

New Brunswick Community College offers more than 90 highly-concentrated programs. NBCC is home to state-of-the-art facilities in which hands-on training and real-world experiences guide learning throughout the duration of a student’s tenure.

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New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (NBCCD)

Located in the heart of downtown Fredericton, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design is one of the only institutions in Canada dedicated exclusively to fine craft, art and design. NBCCD offers programs in Ceramics, Digital Media, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Jewellery/Metal Arts, Photography and more.

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Maritime College of Forest Technology (MCFT)

The Maritime College of Forest Technology is the educational hub of all forestry-related and conservational technology and innovation. MCFT blends in-class learning with practical in-the-field applications of forest technologies. This institution has been producing career-ready professionals since 1946.

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Why Study in Fredericton?

Fredericton’s student population enjoys a welcoming environment, low cost of living and education, short commute times and a lively and engaged community, all the while, receiving a world-class education. As one of the Cultural Capitals of Canada, Fredericton is diverse, safe and welcoming for students coming from across the river or across the world.

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Stay in Canada After Graduation

Whether you want to stay after your program finishes to work or start a business, we have many immigration streams that will fit your needs.

Post-graduation Work Permit

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Start-up Visa

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New Brunswick Provincial Nominee (NBPNP) Post-graduation Entrepreneurial Stream

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Atlantic Immigration Pilot International Graduate Program

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Small-town safety, big-city beat, world-class education

Fredericton’s four universities and seven training colleges offer a variety of programs from engineering to fine art. Students from all around the globe come to Fredericton for the small-town safety and big-city beat while accessing world-class opportunities.

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