Founded in 1990

Founded in 1990

University of Northern British Columbia - UNBC

Founded in 1990

Founded in 1990

University of Northern British Columbia - UNBC

Quick facts

  • 3656

  • 621

    International students
  • O19283889692

  • 900

    World ranking
  • 46

    Country ranking

University of Northern British Columbia - UNBC

Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities

UNBC is passionate about 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, the University brings the excitement of new knowledge to students and the outcomes of its 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 students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the communities it serves. 

UNBC is also Canada’s Green Universitiy, leading the way to a more sustainable future.

On-campus accommodation

Campus list based on university info

Prince George Campus

Residence fee Duration

$10,120 CAD

UP to $10,714

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Prince George
based on univly research


Shared house

$6,192 CAD


Shared house

$4,128 CAD


Entire house

$12,396 CAD


Campus amenities

  • Bookstore
  • Child Care Centre
  • Copy Centre
  • Food Services
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • Library
  • Parking


  • Brand and Visual Identity
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Web Resources

Ceremonies and events

  • Conference and Event Services
  • Convocation
  • Orientation


  • Careers at UNBC
  • Co-operative Education
  • Student Career Centre

Financial services

  • Awards and Financial Aid
  • Cashier's Office
  • Contracts and Supply Chain Management
  • Finance

Health and wellness

  • Counselling Services
  • Health Services
  • Northern Sport Centre
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Student Health Plans

Information technology

  • Educational Media Services

Online services

  • Blackboard
  • IT Support System
  • Login Centre
  • my UNBC Student Portal


  • Institutional Research
  • Office of Research and Innovation

Security services

  • Campus Security
  • Emergency Operations

Student societies

  • Graduate Student Society
  • Northern Undergraduate Student Society

Teaching and learning support

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Success Centre
  • Access Resource Centre
  • Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
  • International
  • Laboratory Services

University community

  • CFUR Radio
  • First Nations Centre
  • Green University Centre
  • Interfaith Spiritual Care Centre
  • Northern Pride Centre
  • Over The Edge Newspaper
  • Student-led Organizations

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