Rankings and accolades

Maclean's University Rankings

UNBC is one of top universities in Canada according to rankings published in Maclean’s Magazine. UNBC placed second in the latest edition of the rankings and consistently scores well in categories relating to student-to-faculty ratio, quality of faculty and number of students who have won national awards.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

UNBC is the only Canadian University of its size to be included in the rankings. Featured in the group ranked 801st to 1,000th, UNBC is in the top five per cent of post-secondary institutions in the world. In addition, UNBC is one of four Canadian universities included in the Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings.  

Top 50 Canadian Research University

UNBC is one of four British Columbia universities included in the Top 50 Research Universities rankings produced annually by Research Infosource.

One of B.C.’s Top Employers

UNBC is recognized as one of British Columbia’s top employers for its many benefits and professional development programs including: offering tuition waivers for most employees, spouses and eligible dependents; topping up salaries for new parents taking a leave; and offering discounted rates for employees at the Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre at the Prince George campus.

One of Canada’s Greenest Employers

UNBC is the only employer in Northern British Columbia included in the Canada’s Greenest Employers list by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The University is recognized for fostering employee- and student-led opportunities to launch new sustainability projects on campus through the Green Fund; hosting electric car charging stations at the Prince George campus; and offering discounted parking rates for employees who car pool.

Education Quality Assurance British Columbia

UNBC is a designated Education Quality Assurance institution by the Government of British Columbia.

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