UNIVERSITY OF MONCTON - [UMONCTON], MONCTON

Moncton, NewBrunswickLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1963Established Year

University of Moncton, established in 1963 is a French-language university, located in New Brunswick, Canada. It has campuses in Edmunston, Moncton and Shippagan. The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields with eight distinct faculties.

Reasons to choose University of Moncton

The University of Moncton sees a 94% rate of employment. Other outstanding features of the university are mentioned below:

Ranking and Standings

  • 14th in Maclean’s ranking of Canada’s primarily undergraduate universities
  • 51st in Webometrics Ranking of Canadian Universities

Key Features

  • Offers 20 co-op programs in the areas of Business Administration, Forestry, Science, Engineering, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Runs study abroad and exchange programs in partnership with around 100 institutions in over 35 countries
  • 90% students are employed full-time after graduation
  • 87% graduates are employed in jobs related to their field of study

Highlights

Type of universityPublic
ChancellorJean-Claude Savoie
Undergraduate Programs59 majors, 20 joint majors and 28 minors in 30 areas of specialization
Faculty Members388
Number of Students Enrolled4,782
Annual Acceptance Rate55%
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International StudentsCAD $10,685
Basic Tuition Fee, Postgraduate International StudentsCAD $10,685
Websitehttps://www.umoncton.ca/

Student intake stats at a glance

As of fall 2017, a total of 4,782 students are studying at University of Moncton.

Here are a few stats in terms of the student intake.

  • Approximately 20% of the total 4,782 are international students.
  • Full-time students – 4,206 students
  • Part-time students – 576 students

Explore the amazing campus of Moncton University

The University has campuses located in 3 different cities of New Brunswick – Edmunston, Moncton and Shippagan.

  • All three campuses offer varying academic programs with the Moncton campus having all faculties except the School of Forestry.
  • The Moncton campus is equipped with a world-class stadium, Center for Physical Education, Ciné-Campus for viewing French films, cafeterias, etc.
  • The University has several libraries including –
    1. The Champlain Library,
    2. The Michel Bastarache Law Library of the Faculty of Law,
    3. The Faculty of Education’s Education Resource Center,
    4. The Rhéa-Larose Library, the Shippagan Campus Library.

Housing Options

The University has its own residential halls/houses at its all three of its campuses which can accommodate a total of 789 students. All first-year students receive accommodation at the University. At Edmunston there is the Louis-Cyr Residence which houses 91 students.

Depending upon the residence, one can avail the following facilities in the residence of University of Moncton:

Fully furnished bedroomBathroom
Cable TVWiFi
BathroomStorage room
Shared loungesWashers and dryers
KitchenStudy rooms

Choose the right one from a variety of programs offered

University of Moncton, the programs are divided in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels. The University has 8 faculties and offers 165 programs. This includes - 60 undergraduate programs, 44 graduate programs and 7 postgraduate level programs.

The University offers courses in in 8 distinct areas of study. Here is a list of the same.                  

Arts and Social SciencesEducational Sciences
LawScience
EngineeringAdministration
Health Sciences and Community ServicesForestry

Choose Your Schedule

Students are given the liberty to apply for classes as per their schedule and study plan. Some of the groups in which programs can be filtered in, are given below.

ScheduleOn-campus, Distance education
Study PlanFull-time, Part-time, Co-op

All you need to know about the application process

How, when and where to apply?

Here are a few common steps that one has to follow to fill in the application form

  1. Visit the official website of University of Moncton at https://www.umoncton.ca/
  2. Select the program you want to pursue depending on your interests, eligibility, study plan et al. And check admission requirement.
  3. Click on the ‘future students’ tab which will redirect you to another website. Click on ‘Admission’.
  4. Go through the admission process and fill in the online application.

Application fee

Non-refundable application fee to be paid is CAD $60. After submitting the application, request previous educational institution to send your transcripts to the University.

What it costs to study in University of Moncton

Candidates will have to show a proof of finance while applying for student visa. The tuition fee charged by University of Moncton vary from course to course. Some are mentioned below (all figures in CAD):

Full-time courses

For full-time courses, the following tuition fee is to be paid by students of different categories (approximately).

Canadians and Permanent Residents$5,830
International Students$10,865

Part-time courses

For part-time courses, the following fee per course credit is to be paid by students of different categories (approximately).

Canadians and Permanent Residents$196-226
International Students$356-393

Residence cost

Below are the types of accommodation along with the cost:

  • Single rooms – CAD $3,260
  • Single-occupancy studio apartments – CAD $3,810
  • Double-occupancy apartments – CAD $3,260

Several residences at Moncton house a total of 616 students. The cost of each are given below:

  • the Médard-Collette Residence which has double-occupancy apartments which cost CAD $4,887
  • the LaFrance Residence which has single-occupancy studio apartments which cost CAD $5,062
  • the LeFebvre Residence which has single rooms and three-bedroom studios which cost between CAD $3,809 and $3,978
  • the P.-A.-Landry Residence which single-occupancy studio apartments, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments which cost between CAD $2,427 and $6,050

There are three residences at Shippagan which house a total of 82 students. These include-

  • Residential Building which has two-bedroom apartments which cost between CAD $3,635 and $4,215
  • the Raymond-Chiasson Residence which has two- and three-bedroom studio apartments which cost CAD $3,889
  • Mixed Residence which has single rooms which cost CAD $3,208

Financial aids that can help you pay for University

University of Moncton eight different scholarships to international students. Below mentioned are the names and the amounts offered –

  • Abdou-Diouf Scholarships – CAD $4,666
  • Fellowships - International Students – CAD $2,000
  • Fellowships and Hospitality grants - Bachelor's degree in Technology, Information and Leadership – CAD $2,000
  • Hospitality grants - Bachelor's Degree in Sustainable Development and Coastal Zone – CAD $2,000
  • Fellowships and Hospitality grants - Bachelor's Degree in Information Management – CAD $2,000
  • Hospitality Grants - Diploma in Business Administration – CAD $1,000
  • Fellowships - Women in Engineering – CAD $2,000
  • Hospitality Grants - Targeted Programs of Study – CAD $1,000

Work while you study

On Campus

Students can work on campus while studying at the institute through the co-op program. For this, they will have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Must be enrolled in a full-time course
  2. Have a demonstrated financial need
  3. Have a valid study permit
  4. Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

Off Campus

Students can also work off campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Have a valid study permit
  2. Have a co-op work permit (if required)
  3. Study full time in a program at a recognized institution.
  4. Have already started studying
  5. Studying to obtain a degree, diploma or certificate with duration of at least 6 months
  6. Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

Work After Graduation

One can work post their graduation after obtaining a work permit. The post-graduation work permit is valid for the same duration as that of the last study program you have completed. Students have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Must have been a full-time student in Canada
  2. Completed with a study program with minimum duration of 8 months
  3. Apply for the work permit within 90 days of receiving a document declaring completion of studies.
  4. Must have a valid study permit.

How to get a SIN?

SIN is mandatory in order to work on campus or off campus and for tax purposes. It is no way related to a person’s health insurance number. A social number is valid until the end of your stay or a maximum 5 years. You can renew the same if necessary.

One can obtain SIN by going in person to Service Canada office along with the following documents:

  1. Your Passport
  2. Your study permits
  3. Your off-campus work permit/ co-op/internship program permit.

Know a few from a wide alumni network

University of Moncton has an alumni association which is a non-profit organization founded in 1894. It hosts several events and meetings every year to support the University.

Some notable alumni are mentioned below –

  • Brian Alexander Gallant: 33rd and current Premier of New Brunswick
  • Bernard Lord: Canadian lawyer, business executive and former politician; served as the 30th Premier of New Brunswick
  • France Daigle: Canadian author
  • Édith Butler: Canadian singer/songwriter
  • Romeo Savoie: Canadian architect
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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 10,890
Bachelors Tuition Fees$10890
Post graduate Tuition Fees$12030
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
5,964
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
June 15, 2019
Start of Application process September 01, 2018
End of Application process June 15, 2019
Application Fee
$ 60
Application website socrate.umoncton.c...
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
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