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Brandon University



Brandon University (BU) provides a personalized education unique in Canada. When compared with the country’s 50 most popular universities, BU has the lowest student to faculty ratio. Our professors know each student by name and provide a quality of instruction only available with small class sizes. At BU, you are not just a number.

Founded in 1899, BU offers a rich tradition of education, research and scholarship including undergraduate degrees in arts and sciences and a range of pre-professional programs. Our campus blends early 20th century buildings with modern facilities for learning and recreation including the Health Studies Complex, the Glen P. Sutherland Art Gallery and the Healthy Living Centre. We educate our students so that they can make a meaningful difference as engaged citizens and leaders. We defend academic freedom and responsibility. We embrace cultural diversity. We create and disseminate new knowledge, sharing our expertise and resources with the greater community. Explore the compelling advantages at Brandon University. Your University. Your Education.

Areas of Expertise

Undergraduate: Science, Arts, Business, Physical Education, Education, Music, Fine Arts, Nursing, and Psychiatric Nursing.

On Campus Housing

 # BedsLowestHighest
Female only:110 bedsLowest: $8,668Highest: $9,678
Male only:90 bedsLowest: $8,657Highest: $9,207
Co-ed:270 bedsLowest: $9,502Highest: $11,013

Life in residence brings you the best of all worlds. Enjoy the comforts and conveniences of home when you join a fun and vibrant community of fellow students in BU residence. With four full-time employees in the Ancillary Services Office, which includes the Residence Hall Programs Office, we are able to meet your needs quickly and efficiently. In addition, our student staff are very capable and trained to help you out through evenings and weekends. Unlike many off-campus landlords, we are available!

Incoming Students

At Brandon University students can study in the following Faculties: Arts, Business, Education, Fine Arts, Physical Education Studies, Music, Nursing, Science, Environmental Science, Psychiatric Nursing.

Career Planning

Many students are uncertain what to major in. They don’t know how to select their focus from among the wide variety of options. Other students wonder where a given major may lead. They wonder what their future will be like if they choose a particular path. Our counsellors work with career-concerned students using a wide variety of resources. Our excellent stocked Career Resource Centre has all the information students need to make sound career decisions.


Brandon University is looking for “student athletes” who want to achieve academic success and athletic excellence. Contact the Athletic Director for more information on becoming a student athlete. There are also many campus recreation activities to get involved in.


Many sports clubs and instructional activities are available, such as indoor recreational soccer, soccer, volleyball, badminton, curling, yoga, belly dancing, kickboxing, fencing, aerobics, tae kwon do, pilates, and walking/running.


There are many active athletic, departmental, and social clubs at Brandon University. Many clubs organize special events and socials, which are great ways to meet people with similar interests and get involved in activities. If an existing club does not suit your interests, you can apply to BUSU for funding to get a new club off the ground!

Special Services

For more information, please visit our website.

Affiliated Institutions

Brandon University offers some joint programs with Assiniboine Community College.

Campus Tour

It’s all about fit. Explore our campus and discover the endless opportunities for academic excellence and personal achievement at BU! Our tour guides will show how a small campus can make a big impact!

Modified on August 09, 2022