Cape Breton University
Cape Breton University, founded in 1951, is an open research university comprised of three institutions: Xavier Junior College, Nova Scotia Eastern Institute of Technology, and the College of Cape Breton. The university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, the Atlantic Universities Association, and the Commonwealth Universities Association. Cape Breton University currently offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, online education, and pre-professional courses in the departments of Liberal Arts, Science, Business, and Health.

Cost of attendance

The average yearly cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 482,020 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 603,107 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


Cape Breton University provides on-campus housing to students in a tranquil, accommodating, inexpensive, and secure setting. On campus, there are four residence halls and apartments offered solely to student tenants and protected with electronic keys to prevent access to non-students: the MacDonald Residence, Cabot Residence, Alumni Hall, and Harriss Hall. On-campus accommodation costs between $2,240 to $3,850 per month. The typical off-campus cost of living in Canada for a student ranges from 15,000 CAD to 20,000 CAD, depending on lifestyle and preferences. This varies from province to province in Canada.

Acceptance rate

This university has around 3500 international students from 50 different nations, giving it a vibrant learning environment. CBU receives a rising number of applications each year and has an acceptance rate of more than 50%.


The University is based on a single campus in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, which is known for its beautiful terrain, welcoming culture, and long legacy. CBU's campus facilities comprise approximately 17,000 square feet and include research laboratories, workshops, administrative blocks, reading rooms, and a few auditoriums that serve as hubs for all university events, festivals, and competitions. The Broadmore Theatre, CBU Art Gallery, Cape Breton Health Recreation Complex, the Verschuren Centre, Students, Culture and Heritage Center, Sullivan Fieldhouse, Canada Games Complex, Max Bell Health Centre, and other notable facilities are located on campus. Throughout the year, CBU hosts unique events, community festivals, and activities on its campus. A central library on campus houses hundreds of books, research papers, journals, research papers, and novels.


Accreditation. Cape Breton University is accredited under the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU), Universities Canada (UC), Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), and the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).

Jobs and Placement

The institution provides students with a number of career tools, such as career counselling and job postings. The Student Development Officers help students make career decisions. They also assist students in improving their ready skills such as resume writing, interview techniques, and business manners. In Canada, the average annual income for University College of Cape Breton (UCCB) staff is C$56226.

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