UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA - [UNBC], PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA - ADMISSION

Prince George, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1990Established Year
  3592Enrollment

University of Northern British Columbia Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated By : AISHWARYA BHATNAGAR

University of Northern British Columbia accepts around 14% of students from all around the world. Around 961 academic courses are offered at the university. UNBC named number one Undergraduate University for second consecutive years in 2016.

The difficulty level of the admission process is non-competitive, thus an applicant can expect a decent level of acceptance. International students from over 40 countries are offered admission at the university.

Highlights

Admission requirements for international studentsOnline portal
Acceptance rate70-75%
Average TOEFL score90 or higher
Average IELTS score6.5 overall
Mode of paymentOnline/In-person/Telephone/Bank/Through mail/Wire transfer
Academic CalendarSemester-based

University of Northern British Columbia Application deadline

The application opens for the summer session (May to August 2020) and Winter session (September 2020 to April 2021). some of the deadlines for application submission at University of Northern British Columbia are as follows:

Term/SemesterDeadlines
Undergraduate Admissions
September SemesterMarch 1
January SemesterJune 1
Graduate Admissions
WinterDecember 15

University of Northern British Columbia International Students Admission

Application Requirements

  1. The Indian applicants need to have their All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE), or
  2. Indian School Certificate (CICSE)

Application with a general certificate of education (GCE) or equivalent

For admission from a GCE system (or equivalent)

  1. A minimum of two advanced (A) level subjects and
  2. 3 ordinary (O) level subjects must be completed with an overall grade point average of C or higher
  3. A level subjects presented for admission must have a grade of at least C
  4. Students may substitute two advanced subsidiary level (AS) subjects from one A level subject.

English Language Requirements

As English is the staple and primary language for this University, they expect students to have a decent level of communication.

For this:

  • Applicants whose first language is not English, regardless of citizenship or country of origin, must submit evidence of English language proficiency prior to their admission.
  • The level of English Language Proficiency can be acceptable amongst any of the ways:
Test NameMinimum Required Score
TOEFL (IBT)90
TOEFL (CBT)230
TOEFL (PBT)570
IELTS6.5

University of Northern British Columbia Undergraduate Admissions

The University motivates all of its students to opt for the ideal course. The UNBC offers multiple courses, ranging from Arts to Medical programs.

Apply through the online portal or the web link provided on the University’s website.

Submit the completed application form, including all required documentation and fees to the office of the registrar.

University of Northern British Columbia Graduate Admissions

The application procedure for graduate admissions is through the official website.

Application Fee: 153 CAD

The University requires all the official transcripts and other related documents such as:

  • Proof of degree
  • Study permit/Visa
  • Citizenship/ Immigration status

The University also has admission requirements by country. The student has to scroll down and select their country to see the requirements. For Indian students:

  • Firstly, for entry into a Master's Degree, the student must have completed both bachelor’s (3 years) degree and masters OR a bachelor’s degree requiring four years of study.
  • The student should be cleared by first class/first division or 8 on a 10 point scale.

Some of the popular courses offered by the University are mentioned below:

CourseAcademic requirementsMinimum English language proficiency
MBA4-year undergraduate degree; minimum GPA: 3.0, 3-year managerial experience,
resume, letter of reference and, letter of intent.
TOEFL/IELTS
MSc.(Business Administration)4-year undergraduate degree and a minimum GPA: 3.0IELTS
MA (Development Economics)4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in Economics
Sample of written work
IELTS
M.ED ( Special education specialization)15 credit hours of course workIELTS
MA (International Studies)Letter of reference, letter of Intent, official English test scoreIELTS

The University is known for its amazing undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities. The students should make sure that they are thoroughly done with their visa formalities and other related stuff. Though the percentage of acceptance of international students is average yet, there are enough opportunities for them to avail.

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