Simon Fraser University

country rank  4
world rank  69

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, Simon Fraser University is a public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Burnaby (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Vancouver, Surrey. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia, Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Simon Fraser University (SFU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Canadian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SFU
Founded 1965
Motto Nous sommes prêts
We are ready
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address 8888 University Drive
Burnaby (population range: 50,000-249,999)
V5A1S6 British Columbia
Canada
T +1 (778) 782 6930
F +1 (778) 782 5682
Other locations Vancouver, Surrey

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 8888 University Drive
Burnaby V5A1S6
+1 (778) 782 3397

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Simon Fraser University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019