Requirements for Canadian Students
All students seeking admission to Cape Breton University must have completed the equivalent of Nova Scotia's high school diploma with five Grade 12 university preparatory courses and an average of at least 60%.
Requirements for International Students
Cape Breton U actively seeks to increase the number of non-Canadian students in order to enrich the educational and cultural experience for all of its students and faculty. All students seeking admission to Cape Breton U must have completed the equivalent of Nova Scotia's high school diploma with five Grade 12 university preparatory courses and an average of at least 60%. Students from the United States must have completed a high school university program with 16 points, including four courses in English. SAT or CEEB results must be submitted. Students in the British system must have completed secondary school at the Ordinary level. Students whose first language is not English, must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language by means of one of the standard test such as TOEFL or MELAB.
Procedure for Canadian Students
Applications with supporting documentation should be received by June 1 for September admission.
Procedure for International Students
International students are advised to submit their applications by March 31. Applicants are urged to submit their applications and all supporting documentation well in advance of the published deadlines, particularly if they are seeking accommodation in the University residences, which have room for 460 students.
|Full-time Undergraduate Students 2007-2008:||2,950|
|Part-time Undergraduate Students 2007-2008:||650|
|Full-time Graduate Students 2007-2008:||58|
|Type of System:||Semester|
|Entrance Dates:||January, May, September
Generally speaking, students may enrol in courses in September or January for either full-time or part-time studies, although the variety of courses available in January is less extensive than in September. Students may also enrol for part-time studies in May. All students are required to take courses in a core program in addition to departmental requirements for their particular degree.|
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