The University of Moncton
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Tuition: $5,604.00  Students: 6,000
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Moncton, NB      E1A 3E9
(506) 858-4536

The University of Moncton

The University of Moncton was the product of a consolidation between six colleges, which include the Collège du Sacré-Coeur de Bathurst, and the Collège Saint-Louis d'Edmundston, and Collège Saint-Joseph. It is the only university taught in French in the New Brunswick region, and one of the only two universities that are located in the Maritime Provinces. Its motto is “Surge illuminare.” ... continued below

About The University of Moncton

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The University has three campuses: Edmundston Campus in the north-western New Brunswick, Shippagan Campus in the northeast, and Moncton Campus. Edmundston has around 800 students, with 500 full-time and 250 part-time students. Moncton has a cosmopolitan and distinct atmosphere with 4,000 full-time and 700 part-time students. Shippagan, the smallest campus but with the best scenery, has around 500 full-time and 300 part-time students. The college also offers students a chance to live inside the campus. Students at Edmundston can go to the Louis-Cyr dormitory (studio types, single rooms, two-bedrooms, and 4-room apartments) which is only 15 steps from the campus building. Shippagan has residential buildings, student residences, residences for girls.

Student Services and Student Life

The U of M offers the following services to students: Library, Cafeteria, Communications and Publishing, Continuing Education, Bookstore, Psychological Services, Pastoral Services, Food Service, Support Program Success, Human Resources, Information Technology, Scholarship and Financial Aid, Housing, Orientation, Health Services, Student Disability Services, Transit, International Student Services, and Socio-cultural and Sporting Services.

Moncton Campus offers students clubs and associations that they can participate in From the Chess Club, to Club Music, or even the League of Improvisation Campus Moncton, everyone is sure to find a group that will suit their needs and interests.

There are a lot of workshops available to students. The Moncton Campus offers the following: Support for Success, Personal Skills, Spiritual Growth, Study Methods, Job Search, International Component, and Scholarships and Financial Aid workshops. Students who are more into sports can join and become part of the Moncton Aigles Bleus varsity team. The groups has a male and female soccer team, male and female Hockey team, male and female Cross-Country Running Team, male and female Track and Field Team, and a Female Volleyball team.

Academic Programs

There are 180 programs offered by the college in the first, second, and third cycles in the Arts, Pure Sciences, Humanities, And Social Sciences. Some of them include: Business Administration, English, Drama, Visual Arts, BA MultiDisciplinary, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Interior Design, Economy, Right, Education, Physical Education, Gerontology, Family Studies, French Studies, Literary Studies, Civil Engineering, Geography, Information Management, History, Immersion of French as Second Language, Computers, Kinesiology, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Recreation, Nursing Practice, Political Science, Management Science, Forest Science, Sociology, Applied Statistics, Radiology, Technology Management, Respiratory Therapy, and Translation.

Famous Alumni

Some of the most famous alumni of the University are: Stephan Reebs, Biology, Ethologist, Author; Romeo LeBlanc, Former Governor General of Canada graduated from College St-Joseph; Roger Lord, Internationally acclaimed concert pianist and Professor of Piano at U de M; Michel Bastarache, Puisne Justice on the Supreme Court of Canada; Joel Bourgeois, 1500m steeplechase runner, 3-time competitor at the Olympic Games; James E. Lockyer, Professor of law; Hermenegilde Chiasson, Professor, poet and playwright, and current Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick; Donald Savoie, professor of public administration and author; Camille Theriault, Former Premier of New Brunswick; Antonine Maillet, Acadian author and winner of the Prix Goncourt, and Alain Haché, Physics professor, Superluminal Electric Pulse Propagation.

Moncton Information

Moncton is a Canadian city located in Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Moncton is the most populous census metropolitan area in New Brunswick with roughly 130,000 residents. The city is situated in southeastern New Brunswick, in the Petitcodiac River valley at the geographic centre of the Maritime Provinces.

Moncton's linguistic majority is English, however the city has an active French-speaking Acadian minority population (30%), many of whom speak the Chiac variant of Acadian French. The adjacent city of Dieppe is about 80% Francophone and has benefited from an ongoing rural depopulation of the Acadian Peninsula and areas in northern and eastern New Brunswick.[


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