University of Northern British Columbia

About University of Northern British Columbia


The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is one of Canada’s best small universities. 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.

In Maclean’s Magazine annual ranking of Canadian Universities, UNBC has placed Top 5 in its category for 15 years and is the Best Small University in British Columbia.  UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate – from Undergraduate to Ph.D. –  learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, commerce, sciences, and the environment. As Canada’s Green University™, UNBC leads the way to a more sustainable future for all.