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Simon Fraser University

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Overview

Founded in 1965, Simon Fraser University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the 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/recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Simon Fraser University (SFU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy 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. This 52 years old H.E. 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. SFU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym SFU
Founded 1965
Motto Nous sommes prêts
We are Ready
Colours Red, black and white
Screenshot Simon Fraser University Screenshot

Location


Address 8888 University Drive
Burnaby
V5A1S6 British Columbia
Canada
Population range 50,000-249,999
+1 (778) 782 6930
+1 (778) 782 4969
Other locations Vancouver, Surrey

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Simon Fraser University's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Simon Fraser University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection 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

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Simon Fraser University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

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 Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the Simon Fraser University's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Advanced Education, 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)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Simon Fraser University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • 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


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