Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University is committed to offering superior educational experiences for the international students. We have 1000 students from over

32 countries including China, Saudi Arabia, Bermuda, Egypt, Russia, the Bahamas, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Germany and Bangladesh at Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Cape Breton University is situated in the eastern side of Canada at Sydney, Nova Scotia. In 2011, Cape Breton Island was named the “#1 island destination in Canada and #3 in the world” by Travel + Leisure Magazine and was also named one of National Geographic’s “Best Trips of 2013.”

About Cape Breton University (CBU)

* CBU has more than 900 students from over 32 different countries.

* We offer substantial scholarships to extra ordinary students.

* Whether it’s Arts, Science, Commerce or Professional studies we have courses in all the disciplines.

* Multiple job opportunities around and on the campus.

* We have different formats of education in Bachelors with options as

Majors, Minors, Certificate and    Diploma


Shannon School of Business (June Intake)

MBA in Community Economic Development, BBA with majors in Marketing, Economics, Accounting, Finance and more.

School of Professional Studies

It will encompass Bachelor degree Health Science (Public Health) and more.

School of Arts and Social Sciences

It will consist of Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Anthropology, Sociology, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science and more.

School of Science and Technology

Degree will be awarded in the domain of Engineering (Bachelor of

Engineering) and Pure Science (Bachelor of Science).

Bachelor of Science can be awarded in the discipline of Mathematics, Psychology, Chemistry and Biology.

The Engineering degree will be awarded in the discipline of Electronics & Controls, Environmental Studies and Petroleum while degree and diploma of engineering will be awarded in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial and more.

The Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum is awarded only at four other universities in Canada.

You may visit for complete program listing.

Application fees

$103 (Canadian Dollar)

payable via credit / debit card or at SCS office 

Tuition Fees

Bachelors Program: $14,000/year (Canadian Dollar)

Deposit of first semester fee of C$ 7000 is required which is refunbdable 100% in case of visa refusal. 


January, summer (May-June) & September

The application process consists of filling in the application form and sending the following documents as states below in a single attachment and in the particular order.

1. Application form

2. 10th marksheet

3. 12th marksheet

4. Any other marksheets (if there is)

5. IELTS/TOEFL score card OR IELTS/TOEFL exam reciept (if applying for conditional offer letter) 6. Passport first page and last page

Furthermore the eligibility criteria for any program at CBU is 55% overall and no less then 50% each of the main subject in 12th grade. The IELTS criteria is 6.5 bands overall and no less then 6.0 bands in each module OR for TOEFL 80/120 in Internet Based Test (IBT).

SCS do offer TOEFL preparation & test each month. See for details.