University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada

Prince George, Canada

  • 1990

    Established
  • 9.4%

    International Students
  • 17

    No. of Programs
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Being among the younger universities in the country, the University of North British Columbia sees its journey begin in 1990. UNBC has been, since its inception, a pioneering institution in education and has received many accolades and awards. Among them, the University of North British Columbia has been recognised as one of the top 50 research institutions in Canada, along with being among the top 5% of the Universities worldwide, according to Times Higher Education. Over a span of 12 years, UNBC has been ranked in the top three small universities in Canada consecutively under the Maclean’s Rankings. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The campus of the University of North British Columbia is spread over 550 hectares of land, complete with state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure to facilitate modern education. There are multiple campuses of UNBC, viz the Main Campus in Prince George, Peace River-Liard Campus in Fort St. John, the Northwest Campus in Terrace and the South-Central Campus in Quesnel. Each campus location offers distinct courses and programmes in different fields such as Arts, Applied & Pure Sciences, Social Work, Commerce, Education, Planning, Engineering, Business at the Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctorate levels. Students can also opt for various minors, certificates or even diplomas at the University of North British Columbia.

Accomplishments & Alumni

With the first batch of alumni leaving the university in 1994, the University of North British Columbia began with 6 alumni members, to its current output of 700 alumni members each year. Currently, UNBC has produced nearly 15,000 alumni members who have taken up leadership roles and positions in various organisations. Being such a young University, UNBC has been able to gain the recognition of an elite University in the world by Times Higher Education. Apart from being recognised for its academic and research excellence, UNBC has also been recognised as one of the top employers in British Columbia, with professional development programmes and benefits such as tuition waivers for aspiring employees, spouses or family members.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Encompassed in its motto ‘En Cha Huna’, which translates to academic freedom, respect for others and willingness to recognise different perspectives, the University of North Carolina literally promotes diversity and equity. The University of North British Columbia has undertaken various opportunities to host events and activities to spread cultural awareness among the students, staff and faculty. UNBC is committed to reaching excellence in research and research training with a more equitable, diverse and inclusive Canadian research enterprise in a bid to create an innovative, excellent and impactful research environment.

University of Northern British Columbia Facts & Figures 

Type of University

Public Research University 

Average Annual Tuition Fee

$ 16, 6464 

Admission Intakes

Fall, Winter, Spring 

Average percentage Requirement

65%  

Average Exam Score Requirement

IELTS: 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 

TOEFL: 90 with no band less than 20 

PTE: 65 with no band less than 60 

GRE: varies course wise 

GMAT is not required for admission

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LORSOPAcademic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Winter: June 1

Spring: December 15

Percentage of International Students

9%

Size of Campus (in acres)

550

Alumni Worldwide

16,000

Female to Male Ratio

62 : 38

University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Rankings

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

801-1000

801-1000

801-1000

801-1000

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Programs

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  • Business Administration M.S

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      2 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 2,63,500

  • Master of Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      2 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 2,63,500

  • M.B.A MBA

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      21 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 13,98,700

  • M.S in Nursing

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 1,87,800

  • B.S in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 9,91,600

  • B.Com in Finance

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 9,91,600

  • B.S in Nursing

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      3 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 9,42,000

  • B.Com in Marketing

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 9,000

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 12,93,800

Campus Location

University of Northern British Columbia

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9, Canada

https://www.unbc.ca/apply/graduate/information-international-applicants | 250-960-6306 | graduate-admissions@unbc.ca

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