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St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University

Check whether St. Thomas University is right for you as an international student.

Uni facts

Fredericton, Canada
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Study abroad at St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University (STU) is a welcoming university located in the historic Canadian city of Fredericton.

STU specializes in liberal arts education and is committed to producing inspirational leaders, innovative professionals, and open-minded citizens at its beautiful state of the art campus.

The University offers courses across 30 disciplines, from traditional subjects like philosophy to contemporary ones like criminology, so there’s a course to suit every student.

STU’s athletics teams are known as the STU Tommies. They’re active in a number of sports, including basketball, soccer, hockey, volleyball, and rugby.

St. Thomas University logo

Why study at St. Thomas University?

  • Practical opportunities

    Gain priceless career experience through fieldwork, internships, travel study, and workshops

  • Small classes

    A maximum of 60 students per class to give you the best learning experience

  • Dedicated staff

    Approachable, friendly, and happy to help you inside and outside the classroom

  • First-class learning environment

    Energetic atmosphere with excellent resources and facilities

Life as an international student

There’s a large international student community at STU - 11% of students are from abroad. There are 220 international students from 44 countries.

The University’s International Student Association (STUISA) and International Office will take care of you from the minute you arrive to the day you graduate. If you need support or guidance, they’re always happy to help.

The accommodation options are fantastically spacious, clean, and homely. There are several residences to choose from, all located conveniently on or near campus.

There's lots to enjoy on campus, including sports activities, food spots, and vibrant social spaces. You can easily explore the rest of the city, thanks to Fredericton’s helpful public transport network.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Skills classes
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars 2
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 4
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Squash Courts 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 2
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
    • No. of Ice Rink 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Family Planning
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 30
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition: CAD$16,389 / year

Chancellor's International Scholarship

  • Value - Full international tuition
  • Criteria - Awarded annually to top-ranking international students entering the first year. Selection will be based on academic excellence, with attention given to leadership qualities. Students must maintain a minimum annual average of 3.7.

President's International Scholarship

  • Value - Varies up to a maximum of full tuition and renewable for three additional years.
  • Criteria - Awarded annually to top-ranking international students entering the first year. Academic excellence is the sole selection criterion. To be eligible for the renewable portion of the award, students must achieve a minimum annual average of 3.7.

International Scholars Award

  • Value - CAD$12,500
  • Criteria - Awarded annually to international students demonstrating academic merit.

International Achievement Award

  • Value - CAD$10,000
  • Criteria - Awarded annually to international students demonstrating academic merit.

International Bursary

  • Value - Varies
  • Criteria - Awarded annually to international students with demonstrated financial need.


St. Thomas University

51 Dineen Dr, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3, Canada

Fredericton is a vibrant student city, and an important regional hub for arts and culture, with annual film festivals, museums, and theaters, all showcasing local artists.

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Visa requirements for St. Thomas University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step in your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Canada student visa requirements