Welcome to Cape Breton University (CBU). A place where students earn a world-class education on Canada's most beautiful island, and build bonds for life. This is where students' futures take shape and their passions are ignited.
Surrounded by pristine natural landscape, vibrant culture, and welcoming communities, CBU is home to more than 5,000 students from more than 50 countries around the world.
CBU students are part of a diverse campus community, and are surrounded by global perspectives, unique experiences and a safe and inclusive learning environment. To help enrich the living and learning experience, CBU provides unmatched student supports to ensure students are set up for success.
CBU offers more than 20 academic programs, and 60 areas of study, including both undergraduate and graduate options. Students with previous postsecondary experience may be eligible for transfer credit, earning the ability to complete CBU programs in two years or less.
Programs are offered in diverse fields of study and consistently rank well above the national averages in faculty-student interaction and service learning. Areas of study include hospitality and tourism, engineering, supply chain management, business, liberal arts, public administration, science, health and professional programs and more.
As a university that is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, CBU provides students with the advantage of outstanding experiential learning and undergraduate research opportunities in a supportive academic environment.
CBU's people, cultures, and strong sense of community make the student experience an enriching one.