University of New Brunswick: Statistics



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#600 of 14,131 In the World
#213 of 2,597 In North America
#26 of 101 In Canada
#1 of 8 In New Brunswick
#1 of 3 In Fredericton
#230 of 1,021 For Publishing
Top50% For 178 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate67%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to April (September - December; January-April)

We've calculated the 67% acceptance rate for University of New Brunswick based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of New Brunswick is a world-class research university with 26,074 scientific papers published and 551,062 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Geology, and Materials Science.


University of New Brunswick majors

by publication & citation count

14,545 / 320,226
13,308 / 298,591
Environmental Science
12,966 / 272,978
12,893 / 334,541
11,529 / 294,258
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,195 / 190,760
Computer Science
10,092 / 228,262
Quantum and Particle physics
8,792 / 184,736
7,850 / 167,963
Materials Science
6,933 / 178,159
Geography and Cartography
6,794 / 125,840
6,744 / 163,666
Organic Chemistry
6,459 / 177,688
5,842 / 135,626
Political Science
5,393 / 77,700
5,134 / 78,604
4,995 / 118,184
4,972 / 75,764
4,814 / 84,352
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,640 / 109,823
4,552 / 125,865
4,496 / 128,391
4,446 / 77,878
4,436 / 103,695
4,145 / 64,608
3,517 / 98,452
3,506 / 95,259
3,361 / 60,251
Optical Engineering
3,056 / 59,027
Electrical Engineering
3,044 / 58,068
2,988 / 46,722
Metallurgical Engineering
2,580 / 61,339
2,564 / 46,593
2,534 / 59,947
Mechanical Engineering
2,452 / 43,432
2,395 / 35,928
2,347 / 56,458
2,269 / 54,724
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,232 / 39,434
2,219 / 44,190

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 272 1244
1991 237 1197
1992 213 1530
1993 317 1462
1994 352 1590
1995 322 2054
1996 303 2185
1997 345 2486
1998 322 2636
1999 342 3008
2000 356 3385
2001 368 3580
2002 414 4350
2003 478 5155
2004 525 5782
2005 647 7334
2006 722 8771
2007 769 10251
2008 807 11512
2009 819 13877
2010 801 15797
2011 910 17789
2012 892 20608
2013 886 23367
2014 918 25006
2015 889 26076
2016 943 27414
2017 1063 30018
2018 1017 32410
2019 1142 38315
2020 1260 46773
2021 1479 58538
2022 1168 55500
Academic rankings


International studetns International Differential Fee: 7,493 (CAD)
Local studetns 6,187 per annum (CAD)

The University of New Brunswick has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of New Brunswick.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Maîtrise/Master's Degree Business Administration
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, English, Surveying and Mapping

University of New Brunswick alumni

  1. Anne Murray

    Anne Murray
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1945-.. (age 78)

    Morna Anne Murray is a Canadian singer of pop, country, and adult contemporary music, who has sold over 55 million album copies worldwide during her over 40-year career. Murray has won four Grammys including the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1979.

  2. Walter Pidgeon

    Walter Pidgeon
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1897-1984 (aged 87)
    television actortrade unionistfilm actorsingerstage actor

    Walter Davis Pidgeon was a Canadian-American actor. He earned two Academy Award for Best Actor nominations for his roles in Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Madame Curie (1943). Pidgeon also starred in many films such as How Green Was My Valley (1941), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Forbidden Planet (1956), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961), Advise & Consent (1962), Funny Girl (1968), and Harry in Your Pocket (1973).

  3. Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

    Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1879-1964 (aged 85)
    newspaper proprietorpublisherpoliticianhistorianwriter

    William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, generally known as Lord Beaverbrook, was a Canadian-British newspaper publisher and backstage politician who was an influential figure in British media and politics of the first half of the 20th century. His base of power was the largest circulation newspaper in the world, the Daily Express, which appealed to the conservative working class with intensely patriotic news and editorials. During the Second World War, he played a major role in mobilising industrial resources as Winston Churchill's Minister of Aircraft Production.

  4. Dominic LeBlanc

    Dominic LeBlanc
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1967-.. (age 56)

    Dominic A. LeBlanc is a Canadian lawyer and politician who has served as the minister of intergovernmental affairs since 2020 and also became the minister of infrastructure and communities in 2021. A member of the Liberal Party, LeBlanc sits as the member of Parliament (MP) for Beauséjour, representing the New Brunswick riding in the House of Commons since 2000. He has held a number of Cabinet portfolios throughout his tenure in government.

All 62 notable alumni

University of New Brunswick faculties and divisions

Centre : Applied Statistics Statistics
Centre : Coastal Studies and Aquaculture Aquaculture, Coastal Studies
Centre : Construction Technology Centre Atlantic, Inc. Construction Engineering
Centre : Criminal Justice Studies Criminal Law
Centre : Educational Administration Educational Administration
Centre : Electronic Commerce E-Business/Commerce
Centre : Electronic Text Electronic Engineering
Centre : Geodetic Engineering Surveying and Mapping
Centre : Information Technology Information Technology
Centre : International Business and Entrepreneurship International Business, Management
Centre : Management Development and Information Management
Centre : Nuclear Energy Research, Inc. Nuclear Engineering
Centre : Planetary and Space Science Astronomy and Space Science
Centre : Promotion of Instructional Technology Educational Technology
Centre : Second Language Education Foreign Languages Education
Centre : Study of War and Society Peace and Disarmament
Centre : Wood Science and Technology Forest Products, Wood Technology
Chair : Construction Engineering and Management Construction Engineering, Management
Chair : Environmental Design Engineering Environmental Engineering
Chair : Highway Construction and Pavement Research Civil Engineering
Chair : Nuclear Engineering Nuclear Engineering
Chair : Ocean Mapping Surveying and Mapping
Chair : Power Plant Engineering Power Engineering
Chair : Regional Economics Economics
Chair : Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Engineering Management
Chair : Wildlife Ecology Ecology, Wildlife
Chair : Women and the Law Law
College : Extended Learning Administration, Adult Education, Business Administration, Education, Film, French, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Nursing, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Problems, Software Engineering, Spanish, Women's Studies
College : Renaissance Economics, Leadership, Philosophy, Political Sciences
College : Saint John Cultural Studies, English
Faculty : Arts Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Chinese, Classical Languages, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Economics, English, Film, French, German, Germanic Studies, Greek (Classical), History, Japanese, Latin American Studies, Law, Literature, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Russian, Social Problems, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing
Faculty : Arts Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Economics, English, French, History, Information Sciences, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Sports
Faculty : Business Accountancy, Business Administration, E-Business/Commerce, Hotel and Restaurant, Management, Tourism
Faculty : Business Administration Business Administration, Engineering Management, Human Resources, Public Administration, Sports Management
Faculty : Computer Science Computer Science, Information Sciences, Software Engineering
Faculty : Education Adult Education, Art Education, Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science Education
Faculty : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Forestry, Geological Engineering, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Forestry and Environmental Management Engineering, Environmental Management, Forestry
Faculty : Kinesiology Physical Therapy, Sports, Sports Management
Faculty : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Law
Faculty : Nursing Nursing
Faculty : Science Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geochemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Statistics
Faculty : Science, Applied Science and Engineering Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Health Sciences, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Nursing, Statistics
Institute : Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Engineering
Laboratory : Acoustics and Vibration Sound Engineering (Acoustics)
Laboratory : Advanced Computational Research and ACEnet Computer Science
Laboratory : Advanced Plastics Manufacturing Polymer and Plastics Technology
Laboratory : Architectural, Engineering and Construction Interactive Collaboration Architecture, Construction Engineering, Engineering
Laboratory : Bio Signals Biological and Life Sciences
Laboratory : Computer Applications Computer Science
Laboratory : Entomology Entomology
Laboratory : Fluid Mechanics Mechanics
Laboratory : Forest and Conservation Genomics and Biotechnology Biotechnology, Forest Management
Laboratory : Forest Engineering/Geotechnical Forestry, Geological Engineering
Laboratory : Geodetic Research Surveying and Mapping
Laboratory : Geographic Information Systems Surveying and Mapping
Laboratory : Heat Transfer Heating and Refrigeration
Laboratory : Integrated Forest Management Forest Management
Laboratory : Nuclear Radiation Nuclear Engineering
Laboratory : Robotics and Mechanisms Robotics
Laboratory : Soils and Environmental Quality Environmental Management, Soil Conservation
Laboratory : Thermal Analysis Unit Thermal Engineering
Laboratory : Tree Physiology/Biochemistry Biochemistry, Physiology
Research Division : Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence
Research Division : Atlantic Cooperative Wildlife Ecology Research Network Ecology, Wildlife
Research Division : Automated Reasoning Electronics and Automation
Research Division : CADMI Microelectronics, Inc. Microelectronics
Research Division : Chronic Illness Health Sciences
Research Division : Energy Conversion Engineering Energy Engineering
Research Division : Environment and Sustainable Development Environmental Studies
Research Division : Family Violence Social Problems
Research Division : Fish and Wildlife Biology, Forestry, Wildlife
Research Division : Groundwater Studies Water Science
Research Division : Health and Education Education, Health Sciences
Research Division : Industrial City in Transition: A Cultural and Environmental Inventory of Greater Saint John Environmental Studies
Research Division : Materials Materials Engineering
Research Division : Noncommutative Geometry and Topology Mathematics
Research Division : Ocean Mapping Group Surveying and Mapping
Research Division : Pulp and Paper Research and Education Paper Technology
Research Division : Social Policy Social Policy
Research Division : Sustainable Power Power Engineering
Research Division : Transportation Transport and Communications

General information

Alternative names UNB
Founded 1785
Motto Sapere Aude
Dare to Know
Colors red, black

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3
City population 58,000

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