University of Northern British Columbia: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1550 of 14,131 In the World
#445 of 2,597 In North America
#45 of 101 In Canada
#4 of 16 In British Columbia
#324 of 1,011 For Forestry
Top50% For 29 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Enrollment
3,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
unbc.ca
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate73%
Admissions RequirementsSuccessful completion of an academic grade 12 programme (65% average)
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Enrollment3,500
Full time employee350
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,120
Citations
116,306

University of Northern British Columbia majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
1,514 / 57,837
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,080 / 25,779
Medicine
659 / 17,761
Biology
602 / 21,294
Ecology
506 / 24,196
Psychology
429 / 16,013
Geography and Cartography
347 / 10,267
Business
344 / 9,194
Economics
322 / 6,357
Engineering
316 / 5,784
Environmental Management
286 / 13,100
Computer Science
269 / 6,336
Sociology
266 / 6,532
Demography
263 / 11,816
Chemistry
257 / 6,848
Geology
248 / 8,603
Physics
247 / 4,247
Political Science
233 / 2,440
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
199 / 6,494
Mathematics
178 / 3,200
Hydrology and Water resources management
144 / 5,177
Public Health
143 / 3,797
Art & Design
129 / 918
Healthcare Management (MHA)
124 / 3,928
Botany
121 / 4,488
Social Psychology
119 / 6,454
Nursing
116 / 3,326
Development Studies
113 / 2,870
Materials Science
112 / 1,548
Health Science
109 / 2,503
Forestry
104 / 3,678
Communications and Public Relations
95 / 897
Agricultural Science
84 / 2,695
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
84 / 1,320
Public Policy / Administration
77 / 1,489
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
74 / 669
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
70 / 1,322
History
70 / 88
Gerontology
65 / 1,458
Child Psychology
64 / 2,399

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 10
1992 1 4
1993 4 7
1994 14 13
1995 35 31
1996 43 39
1997 44 117
1998 51 172
1999 65 304
2000 80 401
2001 88 575
2002 83 830
2003 118 1052
2004 141 1335
2005 148 1874
2006 176 2367
2007 187 2935
2008 206 3679
2009 208 4411
2010 251 5261
2011 259 6275
2012 236 7480
2013 227 8363
2014 244 8997
2015 199 9337
2016 218 9439
2017 336 9464
2018 256 9859
2019 301 11625
2020 312 13277
2021 378 16011

Tuition

Local studetns Tuition for undergraduate studies, 151.28 per credit hour; Foreign students, 529.47 per credit hour. Graduate studies, 864-922.18 per semester; MBA, 6,494.60 per semester. (CAD)

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree Business and Commerce, Education, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Nursing, Social Work
Maîtrise/Master's Degree Business Administration, Community Health, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, History, International Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Resources, Nursing, Sociology
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Natural Resources, Psychology

Notable alumni

  1. Sonya Salomaa

    Sonya Salomaa
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Sonya Salomaa is a Canadian actress, known for her performances in The Collector and Durham County.

  2. James Moore

    James Moore
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Moore is a Canadian politician who formerly served as the Minister of Industry in the cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

  3. Shirley Bond

    Shirley Bond
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shirley Bond is a Canadian politician who served as interim leader of the BC Liberal Party from 2020 to 2022, and is currently serving as the Leader of the Opposition in British Columbia. She was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2001. She was re-elected for a fifth term as MLA for the Prince George-Valemount riding in 2017. She was appointed Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister responsible for Labour on June 10, 2013 serving in that capacity until the Liberal government was unseated in a non-confidence vote in 2017.

  4. Kady Dandeneau

    Kady Dandeneau
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    athlete
    Biography

    Kady Dandeneau is a Canadian 4.5 point wheelchair basketball player. In 2018, she was part of the Canadian national women's team for the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship in Hamburg.

General info

Alternative names UNBC
Founded 1990
Accreditation Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Motto En Cha Huná
Other people have their point of view
Colors gold, green
Academic structure College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences
College of Science and Management
Graduate School
Affiliations and memberships Universities Canada (UC)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
University of the Arctic (UArctic)
Association of University Forestry Schools of Canada (AUFSC)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Press (CUP)

Location and Contacts

Address 3333 University Way
Prince George, British Columbia, V2N 4Z9
Canada
City population 74,000
Phone +1 (250) 960 5555
Fax +1 (250) 960 6330

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