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Chemical Engineering - BSc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    17,357 CAD

    Fees are displayed in the university's local currency

  • Language taught in
  • Start date

Program Overview

What the University of New Brunswick says about their program:
"Virtually everything we eat, drink, wear, touch, and use is the result of chemical engineering."

Admissions requirements

High school students applying to undergraduate programs at the University of New Brunswick must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for admission.


UNB can offer conditional admissions without proof of language on all faculties except engineering. They are tested when arrive on campus. If they test below TOEFL or IELTS scores they will be on Bridge program

English language proficiency requirements

Direct entry: International students require an IELTS 6.5 or equivalent for direct entry into most academic programs. Some exemptions apply.

Conditional admission may be available for international students who do not have an English test score, or who still need to improve their English skills.

Country-specific admission requirements

The University accepts qualified applicants from all countries who have completed their national high school curriculum or equivalent.

Applications are encouraged from International Baccalaureate (IB) students, Advanced Placement (AP) students and GCSE students.

IB: Students who complete higher level IB courses and achieve a score of 5, 6 or 7 may be eligible for advanced standing and/or transfer credit in the following subject areas (except where otherwise indicated): Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, French, Geography (Fredericton campus only), German (Fredericton campus only), History, Math and Physics (minimum score of 6 is required in Physics on the Fredericton campus).

AP: Students who complete AP courses and achieve a score of 3, 4 or 5 may be eligible for advanced standing and/or transfer credit in the following subject areas (except where otherwise indicated): Art History (Saint John campus only), Biology, Calculus (minimum score of 4 is required in Calculus), Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, English, French, German (Saint John campus only), History, Human Geography (Fredericton campus only), Physics, Psychology (Fredericton campus only), Spanish and Statistics (Saint John campus only).

Students who have successfully completed IB or AP courses in subject areas other than those listed above may apply to have those courses assessed for advanced standing and/or transfer credit on a case by case basis. Copies of official curriculum will be required.

Program-specific admission requirements

Students must also satisfy the course requirements for their program of choice. Contact a recruiter for more details.


Some Programs require Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). The general test is offered as a computer-based test in the US, Canada, and many other countries. Paper-based general test administrations are offered in areas of the world where computer based testing is not available. The test measures skills that have been developed over a long period of time and are not necessarily related to any particular field of study.

  • Fall semester (September)

    Deadline June 1

  • Winter semester (January)

    Deadline October 1

Fees and funding

UNB offers millions of dollars in scholarship support each year to offset some of the costs of a university education. Eligible international students include high school applicants, students transferring from another post-secondary institution as well as students continuing their studies at UNB.

International students can be considered for scholarships once they are accepted and while studying at the University of New Brunswick. New UNB students will be assessed for scholarship support at the same time they’re being assessed for admission to their program. They are also encouraged to submit an entrance scholarship application. All continuing UNB students need to submit a scholarship application each year to be considered for scholarship support. The primary consideration for scholarship support at UNB is academic achievement.

International tuition 13,905 CAD

Scholarships Available:

  • Entrance scholarship application
  • International high school students
  • International transfer students
  • International students continuing at UNB

Visa requirements for University of New Brunswick

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

Canada student visa requirements