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  • Locations: Sydney, Canada
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

Cape BretonCape Breton University

At Cape Breton University, graduates have consistently ranked their overall educational, teaching and instruction experience as outstanding. CBU promises and delivers an exceptional educational experience for students. Our faculty, students and graduates are recognized nationally and internationally for innovative accomplishments from academic excellence to athletic prowess. These successes contribute to Cape Breton University's growing reputation for excellence both in and out of the classroom.

Campus Location

Located on Canada's stunning East Coast, CBU makes its home in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, the largest urban centre on Cape Breton Island. With a population of 110,000 residents, the municipality boasts the amenities of a larger centre, with the welcoming, supportive atmosphere of a small town.

CBU offers a comfortable and secure environment within a small campus community, which allows for a smooth transition to university life.

Helpful Information

COSTS: Costs are given in Canadian dollars.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Sydney Urban 105,968 3,168 20% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
55% 4% 0% 10% 6% 25% 0%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants. OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$3,383 $5,305
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Cape Breton University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, 213 computer or 80 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No post-baccalaureate students

Summer Exchange

  • Plan A/B

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan A/B