University of Northern British Columbia

School Introduction 

UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, and the environment. As one of BC’s research-intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to all of our students, and the outcomes of our teaching and research to the world. In addition to fostering and celebrating academic excellence, UNBC is a welcoming place, with a learning environment that is friendly, inclusive, and supportive.

  • 5 Campuses: 
    • Prince George
    • Peace River-Liard
    • Northwest
    • South-Central
    • Wilp Wilxo’oskwhl Nisga’a

  • Terms:
    • Fall (September to December),
    • Spring (January to April),
    • Summer (May to August)

  • Programs and courses
    • ESL Courses
    • International Undergraduate Pathway Program (IUPP)
    • Undergraduate Degree Programs
    • Graduate Degree Programs

  • Hot Program​s
    • Applied Science
    • Science
    • Nursing


  • Maclean’s Magazine has ranked UNBC as the # 1 Canadian University  in the primarily undergraduate category in 2017
  • 81% Grads working in Fields Related to their Programs
  • $775 average monthly rent vs  $1600 in Vancouver downtown