New Brunswick, University of, at Fredericton, N.B., Canada; nondenominational; provincially supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1800 as the College of New Brunswick, called King's College by royal charter 1828, achieved university status 1859. The university has a graduate school and faculties of arts, science, education, computer science, administration, engineering, forestry, law, nursing, and physical education. St. Thomas Univ. is affiliated. There is also a campus at St. John.
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