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A University that is Located in the Spectacular Landscape of Northern British Columbia

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The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is a friendly and vigorous university. It attracts well-known scholars from all over the world as teachers. Their teachers are professional and are committed to assist students to achieving goals and expanding their horizons.

Besides UBC, SFU and UVic, there are also many high-ranking universities, UNBC is one of those prestigious schools. UNBC was established in 1990 and is located in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. It is a public comprehensive university in Canada. Queen Elizabeth II visited UNBC to unveil the inauguration ceremony of the Prince George campus.

UNBC has a leading position in the research field and has received over 190 million Canadian dollars in research funding since its establishment. In 2010, eco-energy department on UNBC’s campus had their research and teaching activities tied with Harvard University for the first place in the internationally recognized North American sustainable development projects. UNBC strives to provide a safe and challenging learning environment where students gain leadership skills and stretch their boundaries, not only through academic discussion and debate but also through opportunities to work closely with faculty and staff on research projects and a wide range of initiatives that improve student life or contribute to a need in the community, the region or far beyond.

Advantages

UNBC made its debut on the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2017. The only Canadian University of its size to be included in the rankings, UNBC is featured in the group ranked 801st to 1,000th. That puts UNBC in the top five per cent of post-secondary institutions in the world. In addition, UNBC is included in Times Higher Education’s 2018 Young University Rankings. UNBC is one of the best universities of its size in Canada, according to rankings published in Maclean’s magazine. UNBC placed first in the rankings in 2016 and 2017 and consistently scores well in categories relating to student awards, student-to-faculty ratio and mental health services for students. In 2020, UNBC finished in fifth out of 19 post-secondary institutions in the Primarily Undergraduate category.

Programs

Undergraduate course

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • English
  • Environmental research
  • International studies
  • Politics
  • Education
  • Business management
  • Marketing
  • Computer science
  • Mathematics
  • Accounting
  • Financial
  • International business
  • General business
  • Mathematics
  • Physical
  • Computer
  • Biological

Graduate course

  • Anthropology
  • Biological
  • Chemistry
  • Business
  • Computer science
  • Economic
  • Education
  • English
  • Environmental science
  • Environmental research
  • Geography
  • Health and Human Sciences
  • History
  • International studies
  • Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Natural resource management
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Studies
  • Physical
  • Politics
  • Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Health science
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Studies
  • Psychology

 

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