University of New Brunswick Rankings

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a leading Canadian university offering full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts, science, business administration, nursing, law, computer science, engineering, forestry, education and kinesiology.

Established in 1785, it was the first public university in North America and the oldest English language university in Canada. It was the first university in Canada to introduce an engineering program. The faculty of engineering at UNB was ranked in the top 10 engineering schools in Canada by Knight School Rankings.

In 2001 UNB Saint John becomes first Atlantic Canadian university to join Golden Key International Honour Society.

Rankings and Achievements:

- Ranked 1st among comprehensive universities in Canada for its student-to-faculty ratio and library holdings per student, and 3rd in its category for the number of students to win national awards, in the Maclean’s magazine annual university rankings 2009.

- Received a grade of B in the 2010 Green Report Card, issued by the Sustainable Endowments Institute in the United States. It was given an A- in the Most Satisfied Students category for small universities.

- 6th overall within the category of 11 national-caliber comprehensive universities (Maclean’s 2009).

- Placed among the top five comprehensive universities in the 2008 Maclean’s university survey.

- The engineering faculty has been placed among the top 20% in North America.

- Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada awards UNB Saint John award for Excellence in Internationalization (2002).

- UNB Saint John MBA was ranked 1st in E-Business education in Canadian Business Magazine’s ranking of MBA programs (2001).

- The faculty of law ranked among the top five in Canada (Canadian Lawyer Magazine).