You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $2,682
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $2,169
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Founded in 1990, as a university in the north, for the north, UNBC is a growing institution with a current enrollment of 4200 students from all over the world. UNBC offers students a special opportunity to know their professors, have access to excellent educational and research facilities, as well as have a unique chance for outdoor recreation in a typically northern setting.
The main campus sits atop Cranbrook Hill overlooking the city of Prince George and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Jasper and Banff National Parks are within a few hours' drive to the east.
COSTS: Costs are given in Canadian dollars.
Campus Location - Area attractions include graceful mountain ranges, lush forests, lakes and urban parks, as well as the splendor of two of the province's largest and fastest flowing rivers, the Fraser and Nechako.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Land Resources, Life Sciences, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, Plant Protection, Plant Resource Sciences, Plant Science, Water Management
Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnic Studies, Evolutionary Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, Primatology
Area Studies: Alaska Native Studies, American Studies, Canadian Studies, Chinese Studies, First Nation Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, India Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, Northern Studies, Popular Culture, Russian Studies
Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Entomology, Evolutionary Biology, Fish Biology, Forensic Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biosciences, Wildlife Biology
Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Law, E-Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, International Business, Investing, Law and Public Policy, Local Public Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Personnel, Product Operations Management, Public Administration, Retailing
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry
Computer Science: System Administration
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Paleontology, Physical Sciences, Science
Economics: Economics, Environmental Economics, International Economics, Resource Economics
Engineering: Environmental Engineering
English: Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Poetry
Environmental Studies: Conservation, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Economic Policy, Environmental Biology, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fisheries Science, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Resource Recreation Management, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Recreation Management
Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), French, Japanese, Language and Culture, Russian, Spanish
Forestry: Forest Management, Forestry
General Studies: Arts and Science, Social Sciences
Geography and Urban Studies: City Planning, Community Development, Environmental Planning, Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Planning, Regional Analysis/Planning, Rural Community Development
Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Health Science
History: Historic Preservation, History
Information Studies: Computer Programming, Computer Science
International Studies: International Relations, International Studies
Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy
Political Science: Government, International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Political Economy, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Psychology: Behavioral Science, Child Psychology, Counseling, Human Development, Psychology
Recreation: Outdoor Recreation Management
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 6/6/2012.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.
For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.