At UNBC you aren't just a number, you are part of a tight-knit community. As one of Canada's best small universities and top research-intensive universities, our faculty and staff strive for academic excellence while providing students with a personal learning experience. We are also known as Canada's Green University™, where we recognize the importance of leading the way to a more sustainable future for all.
Ranked in the top 250 best young universities globally (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings), UNBC is a popular destination for international students. Its motto, 'En Cha Huná, interpreted as ‘respecting all forms of life,' reflects the university's spirit of academic freedom, respect for others, and a willingness to look from different perspectives.
Located in central British Columbia's stunning landscape, UNBC offers a student experience that is inclusive, personal, hands-on, and dedicated to building tomorrow's leaders. The large variety of programs are taught by award-winning academic staff where teaching goes beyond the classroom.
Students take part in many enriching learning experiences. They work closely with their peers and professors, participate in research projects, receive extensive support and boost their employability through work placement opportunities. The diverse learning environment is supportive, inclusive and celebrates academic achievement.
Prince George, Northern BC
All UNBC students have countless opportunities to enjoy what Canada has to offer. Those at the main campus have a view of the Rocky Mountain foothills, with lots of outdoor activities right outside your door. Prince George is the largest city in northern B.C., where there's something for everyone, and the sun shines for 299 days per year. It is home to a lively restaurant scene, many parks, two junior hockey teams, and a thriving culture and arts scene, with lakes everywhere and downhill skiing nearby.