2,482
Students
Financial aid thermometer
5,000
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Cape Breton University is a Comprehensive institution located in Sydney, NS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 5300
1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2
Canada
Contact Phone: 902-539-5300

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

594
Applied
2,482
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

351
Females Applied
Not Reported
Females Accepted
0%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

243
Males Applied
Not Reported
Males Accepted
Acceptance Rate

Applying

36
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Overall average of 65%

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,087
In-province
7,370
Out-of-province
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Fees

619
Full-time student fees
8,760
Room & board
4,120
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

5,000
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,000
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
0
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,482
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (45.04%)
Female (54.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty