Supporting Documentation

We require academic transcripts from the following:

Secondary School

If you are currently registered in secondary school, we require an official transcript listing all completed courses AND courses in progress.

If you have completed your secondary studies, we require a FINAL official transcript that includes your senior-level courses and grades.

Post-Secondary Institutions

If you have attended a post-secondary institution, you must submit an official transcript listing all courses completed and, if applicable, courses in progress.

We require official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions you have attended.

Proof of English Language Proficiency

Official score reports may be sent to CBU directly from the testing agency. Our institution code for TOEFL is 9142.

Official documents can also be uploaded to the application portal. If the original language of the document is not English, we require a notarized English translation to accompany the official document.

If you are unable to upload to the application portal, documents can be submitted:

  • Via mail
    • Addressed to: Enrolment Services, Cape Breton University, PO Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada B1P 6L2
  • Via fax
    • Addressed to: Attention of Admissions, 902.563.1371

Note: CBU will now accept electronic scans of official documents, per CBU’s General Undergraduate Admission Requirements. CBU reserves the right to request an original document from the issuing institution. Once documents are submitted to CBU for admission purposes they will not be returned under any circumstances.

If evidence of misrepresentation or fraudulent or falsified documentation is found, the penalty is severe. Cape Breton University reserves the right to revoke any offer of admission and/or financial support. Cape Breton University may also disclose evidence of any misrepresentation or fraudulent or falsified documentation to all Canadian universities, to Citizenship and Immigration Canada and to law enforcement personnel where appropriate.