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Université de Moncton

The institution​

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Proud of its campuses located in Edmundston, Moncton and Shippagan, the Université de Moncton is the largest entirely French-language Canadian university outside of Quebec. Home to eight faculties and 37 research centers, chairs and institutes, the Université de Moncton is a living environment where freedom of expression and autonomy ensure the full development of its 5,039 students.

Founded in 1963, the establishment now has more than 360 professors and offers nearly 200 three-cycle programs in various disciplines. In most programs, the first two years are offered at all three campuses, with the remaining years taking place at the Moncton campus.

The Université de Moncton firmly believes that the quality of training rests on a solid foundation, academically and practical learning in the internship environment. By opting for the cooperative plan, students have the chance to do more than one internship during their studies in order to gain professional experience.

The Université de Moncton offers a variety of online courses, whether in the fields of business administration, information management, health, forestry and more. It also offers online programs such as the Certificate in Business Information Security Management, the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Education. Home to a research infrastructure of growing importance, the Université de Moncton has developed major research axes in Acadian studies and minority communities, health, the environment, information and communication technologies, as well as optics and advanced materials.


One core strength of the university is the faculty of engineering, where a full suite of engineering programs are offered, including civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, and mechanical engineering programs. The mechanical engineering department offers several concentrations, including automotive engineering – this fits in well with two of Windsor’s largest employers, Chrysler and Ford Motors. Would-be pilots will love the Aeronautics Leadership program – the academic education is complemented by flight training offered by the college’s partner, Journey Air, at nearby Windsor International Airport, located 12km from the campus.

However, the UWindsor offers programs at undergraduate and graduate levels in many other fields other than engineering. Popular options include business administration, computer science, international relations, criminology, and many more. Many of the Bachelor’s degrees include a Co-Op option, making Windsor an excellent base for those African students wishing to gain professional experience in combination with a high-quality university education.

Master’s level programs are extremely affordable by both Canadian and international standards. The AACSB-accredited MBA and the LLM (Master of Law) programs represent particularly good value for money. 

African students have access to all programs, though there are a limited number of places for international students on Windsor’s education and nursing programs.


A good knowledge of French is compulsory before applying for admission. Financial assistance and scholarship programs exist for foreign students, find out more about scholarships for foreign students.


The province of New Brunswick is located on the east coast of Canada, providing the gateway for people arriving from Europe and the African continent. The province shares its borders with those of Quebec (to the north) and Nova Scotia (to the south), as well as with the United States (to the west). New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province in the country of Canada.

The city of Moncton, the site of the main campus, is the largest city in the province: in all, there are almost 150,000 inhabitants. Daily flights are also available from Moncton International Airport you can get to Montreal or Boston in an hour.

In addition, the city of Edmundston is only a three hour drive from Quebec City.

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Campus Life

If you want to get involved and build a social network that will support you throughout your career, the Université de Moncton gives you ample opportunity. The student council, the student club, the dance and theater groups and the choir are just a few of the groups that offer you the opportunity to bond with your peers, who have the same passions as you.

And if you’re more of the active type, the many sports leagues and recreational activities you can take part in keep you moving while socializing.


The Moncton campus offers current and trendy residences, designed and designed according to your needs. More than just accommodation, our residences above all offer a friendly living environment, conducive to meetings, exchanges and studies. The guaranteed housing program ensures that candidates admitted to the Université de Moncton for the first time, in their first year, have a place in either of the Médard-Collette and Lefebvre residences.

Living in a residence allows you to be close to classrooms, university services, cafeterias, libraries, sports facilities and student cafes. Whether you choose the Edmundston, Moncton or Shippagan campuses, you will fully enjoy university life in a safe and affordable environment.

Consult the Housing section of each campus to find out about the different options available to you. There you will find details of the available rooms, studios and apartments.

What comes next?

Upon completion of your Bachelor or Master’s program, you will have the right to apply for a Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP), which will allow you to work in Canada for up to 3 years. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work experience in your chosen field, while also earning a salary. Students who successfully take advantage of PGWP may begin the process of applying for permanent residency in Canada after 2-years of full-time employment.

Seed loves Université de Moncton because...

Culture of excellence - Moncton is renowned for the plethora of its innovative programs in the Arts, Administration, Health or even Human Sciences and many other areas of study

Largest French-speaking university outside Quebec

Large campus locations in the cities of Moncton, Shippagan and Edmundston

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Key information:

University Location:

Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Type of Institution:

4-year University

Suitable for:

High school leavers                  

Transfer students                   

Graduate students


100+ Bachelor programs including Business Administration, Criminology, Management Information, Applied Computing, and Engineering

50+ Master’s programs including Business Administration (MBA), Biology, Chemistry, Law, and Computer Science

Annual tuition (CAD):

Bachelor: $12,713              Master’s: $5,880 – 17,376

Estimated annual expenses (CAD):

Bachelor’s: $21,058            Master’s: $28,221

Number of students:


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Nearest airport:

Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM)


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