Paper Applications

Late/Paper Applications

Late applications will be accepted for the programs listed below only until their respective deadline.  Late applications are not eligible for the UNBC Graduate Entrance Scholarship or the UNBC Graduate Entrance Research Scholarship. Late applications are not recommended for international students as we cannot guarantee an admission decision in sufficient time to obtain a study permit.

If you wish to submit a late application for January 2020 semester you need to apply by paper. Please fill out the Application For Graduate Admission, and submit the completed application with the required supporting application materials to

Online applications for the January 2021 will open mid March.

Reference Letters

You will need to contact three people to provide reference letters or assessment reports for you. When a paper application is submitted, UNBC does not e-mail the referees to request references.

The reference letters or assessment reports must be submitted directly from the person who wrote the reference. They can submit by:

(from a professional or company e-mail address as we cannot accept a reference from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc.)

Fax: 250-960-6330

Mail or courier:
University of Northern British Columbia
Office of the Registrar
3333 University Way
Prince George, BC  V2N 4Z9

Deadlines for Late Applications

Programs accepting late applications for September 2020
May 15, 2020 Deadline
  • MA Development Economics
June 15, 2020 Deadline
  • MA Gender Studies
  • MA Political Science
  • MA English
  • MA International Studies (Domestic Applicants only)
  • MEd Counselling (Domestic Applicants only)
  • MBA (Domestic Applicants only)
  • PhD Natural Resources & Environmental Studies
  • MA Natural Resources & Environmental Studies
  • Master of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies
  • MSc Natural Resources & Environmental Studies
  • MSc Psychology (Domestic Applicants Only)
  • MSc Biochemistry
  • MSc Chemistry
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Physics
  • MScN Family Nurse Practitioner

No application deadline

  • MA & MSc Interdisciplinary Studies
  • MEng Integrated Wood Design
  • MSc Nursing (thesis route)