The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is a small, research-intensive public university in British Columbia, Canada. The main campus is located in Prince George, British Columbia. UNBC also has regional campuses in northern British Columbia in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Quesnel, and Fort St. John. The enabling legislation is the University of Northern British Columbia Act 1996. In the 2019–20 academic year, 3,570 students were enrolled at UNBC.
UNBC is ranked as the number one university of its size in Canada in the Primarily Undergraduate category by Maclean's. UNBC also finished first in the rankings in 2015 and 2016 and routinely finishes in the top three in its category.
In 2007, the university obtained the trademark for "Canada's Green University". Because of its northern latitude, UNBC is a member of the University of the Arctic.