Live the North

Experience UNBC—One of Canada's best small universities, where big opportunities await.

Academics & Programs

Naturally Inspired Research & Learning

Learning experiences that reach way beyond the classroom. Research opportunities you will not get anywhere else.

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Faculty to Student Ratio


Grads Working in Fields Related to their Programs


Countries with Exchange Opportunities

Learning Happens Everywhere

A Different Kind of Classroom

From Argentina to the Ancient Forest—UNBC offers unique experiential learning opportunities and field courses in Northern British Columbia and around the world.

Our small class sizes mean your studies will be well supported by our world class professors.

At UNBC, research happens everywhere. Working closely with faculty means far more research opportunities at a much earlier stage of your education.​

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Costs & Financial Aid

An affordable education

At UNBC, a lower cost of living lets you enjoy all the perks of a vibrant city and campus. Plus, access $3,500,000 in financial awards given each year. It all adds up.

Awards and Financial Aid

Average Monthly Rent
vs $2200 in Vancouver 
or $2010 in Toronto

1 in 4

Students Receive a Financial Award

up to $40k

Value Range for Student Awards

Modern Spaces, Untamed Wilderness

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Location & Lifestyle

A Thriving City in the Heart of BC

Prince George is Northern BC's largest city. With a burgeoning restaurant scene, plenty of green space, two junior hockey teams, and a thriving arts and culture community, there's something for everyone. The sun shines almost 300 days a year—perfect for outdoor pursuits. You will feel welcome in Prince George.


Days of Sunshine


Ski Hills


Provincial Parks

Downtown Prince George
UNBC Main Campus

Open Minds, Adventurous Spirits

​What Does it Mean to Live the North?​

Snowy peaks, river rapids, secluded lakes, lush rainforests, and Peace Country prairies—they're all right here.

Shred at one of three nearby ski hills. Mountain bike, hike, horseback ride or ski on 40km of trails right on campus.​

Student Life and Athletics

UNBC Spirit

Whatever your passion, you want to make your mark. There's a place for you here.


Student-Led Clubs & Organizations


Resident Spaces


Hours/week of available fitness classes

Find Your Place to Thrive

Your Community is Waiting for You

A state of the art fitness centre is just steps from the main campus. Take advantage of an indoor track, field house, squash courts, gymnasium, and weight rooms. On campus there are dozens of student-led organizations thanks to the Northern Undergraduate Student Society. There is a club for you.

Student Life at UNBC

Get Started

This is your first step toward a bright future. Find key dates, forms, admissions info and a connection to your own Student Recruitment Officer who will guide you through every step.

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Undergraduate Application

Your future starts right here at one of Canada's best small universities. Choose from 67 academic programs.

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Graduate Application

World-class research, facilities and faculty. We offer 28 masters programs and three doctoral programs.

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We Are Here to Help

This is your personal guide through every step of the admissions process. We are here for one reason: to support you. We help every part of the admissions process make sense. Just ask us.

Justine Caban
International Student Recruitment Officer (Undergraduate)
M: 250-612-7350

Angela Gallant
Student Recruitment Officer
M: 250-613-7408

Conrad Rowlands
Student Recruitment Officer
M: 250-640-0814