University of Northern British Columbia

3333 University Way, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada | Public University | Established 1990

About us

Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities. They have a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the North.

UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. As one of BC’s research-intensive universities, they bring the excitement of new knowledge to their students, and the outcomes of their 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. 

UNBC is a university both in and for the North. This mission has instilled a strong sense of ownership, purpose, and adventure among our students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the communities we serve. They are also Canada’s Green University™ , leading the way to a more sustainable future for all. 

Why the University of Northern British Columbia 

Student Life: The Student Life department at UNBC develops and implements fun student activities that engage a diverse student population and enrich their experience. In addition, there are dozens of student-run clubs, CIS-level varsity athletics teams, intramurals, and countless outdoor activities right in our own backyard. Life at UNBC is fun, supportive and social.  

Commitment to Education: Located in the spectacular landscape of central British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small, research-intensive universities as well as an active participant in the global community. Their commitment to international education is reflected in the teaching, research, and service missions of the institution. UNBC offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, taught by award-winning faculty and with the smallest class sizes of any research-intensive university in western Canada. Come experience the UNBC difference.

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Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology 4 Year CAD 22,021
- Bachelor of Arts - Economics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - English 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Environmental and Sustainability Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - General Arts 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Geography 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Global and International Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - History 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Nature Based Tourism Management 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Political Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Public Administration and Community Development 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Commerce - Finance 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Commerce - General Business 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources Management 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Commerce - International Business 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Commerce - Marketing 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Health Science - Biomedical Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Health Science - Community and Population Health - Environmental Health 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Biology 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Chemistry 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Computer Science (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Geography 4 Year -
Bachelor of Science - Integrated Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Mathematics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Forest Ecology and Management 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Wildlife and Fisheries 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Physics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Psychology 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Applied Science - Environmental Engineering (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Planning - Natural Resources Planning 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Planning - Northern Rural and Community Planning 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Social Work - Child Welfare 4 Year CAD 22,021
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 Year CAD 24,480
Master of Science - Business Administration 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Arts - Development Economics 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Arts - Disability Management 2 Year CAD 9,138
Master of Education - Counselling 2 Year CAD 9,840
Master of Education - Multidisciplinary Leadership Specialization 2 Year CAD 19,682
Master of Science - Biochemistry 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Chemistry 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Computer Science 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Mathematics 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Physics 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Arts - English 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Arts - Gender Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Health Sciences 2 Year CAD 9,138
Master of Arts - History 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Arts - International Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Arts - Natural Resources and Environmental Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Natural Resources and Environmental Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Interdisciplinary Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Arts - Interdisciplinary Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Nursing 2 Year CAD 9,138
Master of Science - Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner 2 Year CAD 9,138
Master of Arts - Political Science 2 Year CAD 7,204
Master of Science - Psychology 2 Year -
Master of Social Work 2 Year CAD 8,436
Bachelor of Social Work - Indigenous 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - First Nations Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Northern Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Anthropology / Geography 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Economics / Global and International Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Economics / Political Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - English / Environmental and Sustainability Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - English / History 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - English / Political Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - English / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Environmental and Sustainability Studies / Political Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - First Nations Studies / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Global and International Studies / Political Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - History / Political Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - History / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Political Science / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Education - Elementary (Grades K-7) 2 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Education - Secondary (Grades 8-12) 2 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Health Science - Community and Population Health - Aboriginal and Rural Health 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Planning - First Nations Planning 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Conservation Science and Practice 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Joint Majors - Chemistry / Computer Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Joint Majors - Chemistry / Mathematics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Joint Majors - Chemistry / Physics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Joint Majors - Computer Science / Mathematics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Joint Majors - Computer Science / Physics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Joint Majors - Economics / Mathematics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Science - Joint Majors - Mathematics / Physics 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Applied Science - Civil Engineering (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 22,021
Master of Engineering - Integrated Wood Design 2 Year CAD 15,609
Bachelor of Applied Science - Joint Environmental Engineering (Optional Co-op) 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Commerce - Management Information Systems (MIS) 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Geography / Political Science 4 Year CAD 22,021
Masters of Arts - First Nations Studies 2 Year CAD 7,204
Bachelor of Arts - Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - English / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - First Nations Studies / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - History / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
Bachelor of Arts - Joint Majors - Political Science / Women's and Gender Studies 4 Year CAD 22,021
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Admission Requirements

Courses Exams
Bachelors courses
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 90 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
MBA

English Proficiency Requirements:

For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:

  • Min TOEFL iBT: 90 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
Postgraduate Certificate - Diploma / Masters courses

English Proficiency Requirements:

For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:

  • Min TOEFL iBT: 90 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)

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