Welcome to Cape Breton University (CBU). A place where students earn a world-class education on Canada's most beautiful island and build bonds for life. This is where students' futures take shape, and their passions are ignited.
Surrounded by pristine natural landscapes, vibrant culture, and welcoming communities, CBU is home to more than 7,000 students from more than 70 countries around the world.
CBU students are part of a diverse campus community, and are surrounded by global perspectives, unique experiences and a safe and inclusive learning environment. To help enrich the living and learning experience, CBU provides unmatched student supports to ensure students are set up for success.
CBU offers more than 20 academic programs, and 60 areas of study, including both undergraduate and graduate options. Students with previous post-secondary experience may be eligible for transfer credit, earning the ability to complete CBU programs in two years or less.
Programs are offered in diverse fields of study and consistently rank well above the national averages in faculty-student interaction and service learning. The university offers its students the opportunity to study outstanding courses across a number of areas, including business, engineering, health, hospitality and tourism, liberal arts, public administration, professional programs, supply chain management and more.
Cape Breton University is committed to excellence across teaching and learning, and resultantly offers students key advantages including a keen focus on meaningful, experiential learning, as well as undergraduate research opportunities and excellent academic support.
CBU's people, cultures, and strong sense of community make the student experience an enriching one.