Cape Breton University Rankings

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In the World#2761 of 14178
In North America#843 of 2629
In Canada#68 of 101
In Nova Scotia#6 of 9
In Sydney#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Enrollment
3,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
cbu.ca
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,466
Citations
31,515

Cape Breton University majors

by publication count

Psychology
267
Chemistry
152
Sociology
151
Biology
121
Political science
95
Economics
71
Geology
64
Business
56
Medicine
53
Mathematics
49
Geography
45
Art
42
Materials science
42
History
41
Computer science
41
Philosophy
38
Environmental science
27
Engineering
26
Physics
25

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History843179
Psychology87116,809
Sociology11001,589
Political science1331498
Art139133
Philosophy142037
Geology1460885
Geography1642668
Business1848781
Economics2168433
Physics2524439
Computer science26081,165
Chemistry27462,066
Biology27542,138
Engineering2764394
Medicine3098874
Environmental science3276168
Mathematics3420288
Materials science3604332

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901333
19911122
19922731
19931224
19941735
19951868
19961567
19971974
199832124
199918105
200010132
200116170
200212205
200317232
200423304
200526386
200632330
200749476
200861601
200965834
2010551156
2011571473
2012561771
2013592239
20141042703
2015842710
2016782503
2017702504
2018872245
2019852872
20201083371

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent, including International Baccalaureate; TOEFL score of 550
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-April; May-August)
Enrollment3,500
Full time employee100
Student:staff ratio35:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$6,250$18,750
International students$13,750

Cape Breton University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences+

General info

Alternative namesCBU
Founded1974
WikipediaCape Breton University
AccreditationDepartment of Labour and Advanced Education of Nova Scotia
MottoExperience the Possibilities
Colorsorange, green, black, gray
Academic structureSchool of Arts and Social Sciences
Shannon School of Business
School of Science and Technology
School of Professional Studies
Unama'ki College
Affiliations and membershipsUniversities Canada (UC)
Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 5300
Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 6L2
Canada
City population30,000
Phone+1 (902) 539 5300
Fax+1 (902) 562 0119

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