St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University

51 Dineen Drive Fredericton New Brunswick Canada E3B 5G3   506-470-7953    506-476-4537  Email:  


Humanities: Catholic Studies (Minor, Major), Communications and Public Policy (Minor, Major), English Language and Literature (Minor, Major, Honours)English as a Second LanguageFine Arts (Minor, Major, Honours), French (Minor, Major, Honours), Great Books (Minor, Major, Honours), History (Minor, Major, Honours), Human Rights (Minor, Major, Honours), Interdisciplinary Studies (Minor, Major, Honours), Irish Studies (Minor, Major), ItalianJapaneseDigital Journalism and New Media (Minor, Major), LatinMedia StudiesNative Studies (Minor, Major, Honours), Philosophy (Minor, Major, Honours), Religious Studies (Minor, Major, Honours), Romance Languages (Minor, Major, Honours), Spanish and Latin American Studies (Minor, Major, Honours)


Social Sciences:   

Anthropology (Minor, Major, Honours), Criminology & Criminal Justice (Minor, Major, Honours), Economics (Minor, Major, Honours), Environment and Society (Major), Gerontology (Minor, Major), International Relations (Minor, Major, Honours), Mathematics (Major), Political Science (Minor, Major, Honours), Psychology (Minor, Major, Honours), Science and Technology Studies (Minor, Major, Honours), Sociology (Minor, Major, Honours), Women’s Studies and Gender Studies (Minor, Major, Honours)

Certificates : 

Criminology and Criminal Justice


2017/18 International Fees : Bachelor of Arts ($14,503 CAD), Post-degree Bachelor of Education ($18,207 CAD), Post-degree Bachelor of Social Work ($18,671 CAD). Fees include registration, tuition, libraries, other academic services, athletics, creative arts and accident insurance

BAHAMAS –Applicants presenting Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) require satisfactory standing in at least five academic subjects, of which one must be English. To be eligible for consideration grades must be C or greater.

COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA: Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate with satisfactory standing (scores of 1 or 2) in at least five academic subjects, of which one must be English. Must also present at least two subjects at the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. To be eligible for consideration, grades at the Advanced levels must be C or better.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS :International applicants must demonstrate academic strength in a high school programme of college/university preparatory courses with subject distribution, other minimum requirements, and academic standing comparable to that required of Canadian applicants. Criteria such as academic achievement and rank in class will also be considered in admission decisions.

Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit evidence of proficiency in English by writing one of the following tests:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)

Entrance Scholarships & Bursaries

Entrance Award Program includes scholarships for high academic achievement, bursaries for students who have  demonstrated financial need, and other awards for students balancing academic performance with extra-curricular, volunteer, or community achievements.

Except when otherwise specified, entrance awards are open to candidates for full-time admission to the first year of the Bachelor of Arts Program who are applying on the basis of their high school records.

Unless otherwise indicated, the deadline for entrance scholarship and award applications is March 1st. To apply, complete the Scholarship Application Form on your student portal at ConnectSTU. Note that some scholarships require additional application materials.

Unless otherwise indicated, the deadline for entrance bursary applications is March 1st. The Bursary Application Form is available at the Office of the Registrar, or can be downloaded by clicking here. Note that some bursaries require additional application materials.

Chancelllor’s International Scholarship 

Amount: Full International Tuition ($13,747 2016/2017)

Number of Scholarships Available: 1 

Criteria: Awarded annually to top-ranking International students entering first year. Selection will be based on academic excellence, with attention given to leadership qualities. Students must maintain a minimum annual average of 3.7 on 30 credit hours.

President’s International Scholarship

Value: Varies up to a maximum of full tuition and differential fees and renewable for three additional years.

Number of Scholarships Available: Varies

Criteria: Awarded annually to top-ranking international students entering first year. Academic excellence is the sole selection criterion. To be eligible for the renewable portion of the award, students must achieve a minimum annual average of 3.5 on a minimum of 30 credit hours.

Barry Toole Memorial Award

Value: $500               Number of Scholarships Available : 1

Criteria: Awarded to an entering international student in good academic standing who has demonstrated financial need.
Funding: The bursary is generously funded by Janet Toole (Barry Toole’s widow) and family and friends of Barry Toole. Barry was a professor of Political Science at St. Thomas University and a longtime public servant in the province. Barry also spent time in broadcast journalism, and was a longtime friend of the late Dalton Camp.

St. Thomas University International Student Assoc.Bursary

Value: $500                    Number of Scholarships: 1

Criteria: Awarded to a returning international student in good academic standing who has demonstrated financial need.

Funding: Generously funded annually by the St. Thomas International Student Association

Scholarships listed are specific to international students. Other faculty and departmental awards may be available.

Upper Campus Residences – 3 residences in total

  1. Holy Cross House: smallest house, located in the upper courtyard, shared kitchen space, shared bathroom
  2. Vanier Hall :only all female residence, allows convenient access to on campus facilities, communal lounge , shared kitchen and shared bathroom
  3. Harrington Hall: Co-ed house, allows quick access to on campus facilities, offers single and double rooms 


Lower Campus Residences-Forest Hill Complex is about 12 minutes from campus when walking. Bus stops at Forest Hill complex (bus pass included in tuition)

  1. Chatham Hall : shared kitchen space, communal lounge, elevator access to upper floors, private bathrooms in each room, stand-up showers
  2. Rigby Hall: balcony views of the Saint John River, direct access to outside of the room, private bathrooms with full bathtubs

Windsor Street Housing

  • Upper-year student housing
  • six (6) homes owned and operated by the University
  • Consists of 3-6 bedrooms
  • Students have own bedroom
  • Shared kitchen , living room and bathroom
  • Houses come with basic furnishings and have laundry ($65 laundry fee)
  • Residence fees include: phone, internet and electricity

Vanier, Holy Cross Fees: Start at $8,268 CAD for a double room and 10 meals/week                 Harrington , Chatham Hall Fees: Start at $8,640 CAD for a double room , 10 meal/week plan              Windsor Fees : $4,182 CAD


TEAMS:  Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Men’s Volleyball, Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Hockey, Men’s Rugby, Women’s Rugby, Track and Field (Men and Women), Men’s Cross Country, Women’s Cross Country, Men’s Golf

CLUBS/SOCIETIES: International Students Association, Pre-Law Society, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Global Brigade, STUISA, Enacts, STU Human Rights Club, Spectrum Gay and Straight Alliance, Magic The Gathering Society, STU History Society, STU Psychology Society, The Aquinian (newspaper), Theatre St. Thomas, Model United Nations, Moot Court, Native Student Council, Students’ Union, Best Buddies, Students for Sustainability, STU Tommies Varsity Athletics

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