University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

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Program Overview

It's never business as usual at the University of New Brunswick's (UNB) Faculty of Business Administration! The BBA program gives students the tools they need to become successful, no matter where their studies lead them. Class sizes are small and the programs include many hands-on learning experiences. It offers a general BBA, a BBA with concentration, and a BBA with Honours. Concentrations are in accounting, aviation and operations management, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, international business and marketing. Honours are in accounting, economics, finance, finance and economics, HRM, and marketing. BBA students can gain meaningful work experience through the Co-op program.


The HRM Honours is formally recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management for following the recommended requirements for HR degree programs
Student Investment Fund participants learn investment theory and manage an actual fund now worth over $2.7 million
The Centre for Financial Studies organizes the annual futures Atlantic Symposium, combining recruitment by national investment firms with a three day learning agenda for Atlantic Canadian university students
The Centre for International Business and Entrepreneurship coordinates the Export Partnering Program and trade mission
Cash prizes awarded in the Business Plan competition and the J.D. Irving Limited Direct Exchange Case Competition
CMA Accreditation of the Honours in Accounting means students have a more direct route to the CMA designation, by skipping steps 1 and 2 which entail 8 months of part-time study and writing the CMA entrance exam

Institute Accreditation

Provincial Accreditation

Colleges in Canada New Brunswick Department of Education

Credentials Offered (Undergraduate Only)

Colleges in Canada Bachelor Degree
Colleges in Canada Certificate
Colleges in Canada Dual Degree
Colleges in Canada Double Major
Colleges in Canada Business Minor for Non-Business Majors

Fields of Study

Business Administration
Colleges in Canada Accounting & Taxation
Colleges in Canada Brand & Product Management
Colleges in Canada Business Administration & General Management
Colleges in Canada Business Minor (for Non-Business Majors)
Colleges in Canada Communication & Media Management
Colleges in Canada Consumer Studies
Colleges in Canada Economics & Statistics
Colleges in Canada Entrepreneurship & Venture Development
Colleges in Canada Finance & Financial Management
Colleges in Canada Information Systems Management
Colleges in Canada International Management
Colleges in Canada Investment Management
Colleges in Canada Labour Relations
Colleges in Canada Logistics Management
Colleges in Canada Management and Information Systems
Colleges in Canada Manufacturing & Operating Systems
Colleges in Canada Market Research
Colleges in Canada Marketing Management
Colleges in Canada Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management
Colleges in Canada Production & Operations Research
Colleges in Canada Quality Management
Colleges in Canada Sales Management
Colleges in Canada Services Management
Colleges in Canada Sports & Leisure Management
Colleges in Canada Strategic Management & Policy

Program Options

Colleges in Canada Career Placement Office
Colleges in Canada Co-op Education
Colleges in Canada Industry Practicum/Internship
Colleges in Canada International Exchange
Colleges in Canada Mentor Program
Colleges in Canada Peer Tutoring

Buildings & Facilities

The Faculty of Business Administration is located in Edith Singer Hall, which houses smart classrooms, the Programs and Student Services office, the Business Society office, and the Undergraduate Computer Lab that features wireless internet, student email, a full suite of software programs and group study rooms. The Student Investment Fund is housed in the TMX Group Boardroom, which features financial software programs donated and used by investment industry professionals. UNB's Harriet Irving Library houses a Starbucks Learning Commons, several smart group rooms, a photocopy centre and a variety of resources to assist students with their research.

Admissions & Tuition

# Students Admitted to Program:  226
% Accepted:  100
Application Deadline    
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Minimum GPA:  3
Personal Statement: Not Required
Interview: Not Required
Letters of Reference: Not Required
Other Requirement: 
  • Completion of high school

Annual Tuition (C$): 5,482
Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
Annual Program Fees (excluding books) (C$): 638
Estimated Total Cost of Program (C$): 24,480

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
PO Box 4400
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5A3
Phone:  1-506-451-6817
Fax: 1-506-451-6946

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Program Profile
Canadian Schools Name of Credential Awarded: Bachelor of Business Administration
Canadian Schools Length of Program: < 4 Yrs
Canadian Schools Direct Entry: Yes
Canadian Schools Cohort Model: No
Teaching Methods:
 Colleges in Canada Case Studies
 Colleges in Canada Directed/Independent Study
 Colleges in Canada Lectures
 Colleges in Canada Simulations/Gaming
Average Class Size:
Colleges in Canada Core Classes: 45 - 55
Colleges in Canada Areas of Concentration Classes: 35 - 45

Student Profile
Canadian Schools Total F/T Undergraduate Student Enrolment in Program (All Years): 1,135
Male/Female Ratio:
Colleges in Canada % Male: 52
Colleges in Canada % Female: 48
Canadian Schools % Students from Out of Province: 22
Canadian Schools % International Students: 31
Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 21 - 30
Famous Alumni:
 Colleges in Canada David Ganong, Chair, Ganong Bros. Ltd
 Colleges in Canada Derek Oland, Exec. Chair, Moosehead Breweries
 Colleges in Canada Andrew Ferrier, CEO, Fonterra

Program Quick Stats
Canadian Schools Faculty/Department Name: Faculty of Business Administration
Canadian Schools Year Faculty/Department Founded: 1951
Canadian Schools # Fields of Study/Concentrations: 25
Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 38
Canadian Schools Total Tuition/Program Fees for Credential (C$): 24,480

Institute Overview
Canadian Schools Institute Name: University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Canadian Schools Institute Type: 4-Yr University
Canadian Schools Public or Private: Public
Canadian Schools Year Founded: 1785
Canadian Schools # Faculties: 14
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 550
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Students: 10,827
Canadian Schools % International Students: 10
Canadian Schools Campus Setting: Urban
Canadian Schools On-Campus Residence/Dormitories: Yes
Canadian Schools Nearest City: Fredericton
Canadian Schools City Population: 124,172
Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
Canadian Schools Climate Range: -5°C to 23°C
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton