University of Northern British Columbia
British Columbia, Canada
Founded 1990
Total Students 3500


Established in 1990, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is an open research institution that is associated with the Universities Canada, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, U Sports, the International Association of Universities, and the University of the Arctic. After its collaboration with the University of British Columbia, the university introduced the Northern Medical Program. UNBC is known to be among the list of the best smallest universities in the country. It mainly focuses on research related studies, cultural studies, economical studies, science, and environmental studies.Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities. We have a passion for 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, 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.


  • Co-op Program
  • Work While Studying
  • Post Graduation Work Permit
  • On Campus Housing