University of Northern British Columbia

Prince George + 5 other campuses


Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities as ranked by 2018 Maclean’s magazine, and provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. As one of BC’s research-intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to 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. We are also Canada’s Green University™, leading the way to a more sustainable future for all.

Classroom instruction is delivered at the Prince George Campus and regional campuses in Fort St John, Terrace, and Quesnel. UNBC also enjoys an affiliation agreement with the Wilp Wilxo'oskwhl Nisga'a in the Nass Valley.

The Prince George Campus opened in 1994 and is situated on a hill overlooking the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The campus, which enjoys 299 days of sunshine a year, boasts a fitness centre featuring the longest indoor track at a B.C. university, a health & wellness centre (providing counselling and nursing services), student-run pub, Pride Centre, Women’s Centre, and interfaith chaplaincy. On-campus housing is just 207 steps from the heart of campus, with suites featuring four private bedrooms. On-campus childcare services are available for students with children.

Institution Size

  • Domestic: 3,760
  • International: 485