Ranking  208      11
Country Canada
City Burnaby
Bachelor (foreigners)15,167 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)8,342 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)2,660 USD/year.
Master (citizens)2,660 USD/year.
Cost of living $711-1,179 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1963
Abbreviation SFU
Teachers 953
Students 24,940
Foreigners 30%
Religion None
Academic calendar Trimesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
We are ready
Accreditation
• Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia
Affiliations
• 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
Rankings
World ranking208
Country ranking11
Academic Reputation296
Employer Reputation348
International Faculty104
International Students85
Citations per Faculty66
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities244
Engineering and Technology341
Life Sciences and Medicine383
Natural Science399
Social Sciences and Management239
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science51
Economics & Business76
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking208
QS World University Rankings225
ARWU Academic Ranking201
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة سايمون فريزر
German Simon Fraser University
Spanish Universidad Simon Fraser
French Université Simon Fraster
Japanese サイモンフレイザー大学
Korean 사이먼프레이저대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Simon Fraser
Russian Университет им. Саймона Фрейзера
Chinese 西蒙弗雷泽大学
Location on map
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - public higher education institution in Canada. The studies at Simon Fraser University began in 1963. Simon Fraser University has an urban campus in Burnaby.

University ranking. In the recent years Simon Fraser University has a stable position in the top 20 universities of Canada and does not plan to give it away. Simon Fraser University is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings. According to the specialists, the university’s strengths are as follows: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». The university is considered to be among the best in the quality of education and ranks in the top 300 in that criterion. International employers prefer the students from SFU as the university boasts very low graduate unemployment rates.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. The chances of successful admission are very high as 80 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. The university chose a trimester based approach to divide its academic schedule. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 15,167 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 8,342 USD per year. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. In addition to full time programs, the university also offers a wide range of online courses. For more accurate information regarding SFU tuition fees please visit the official website of the university http://www.sfu.ca.

The composition of the university. Simon Fraser University is classified as a large university with more than 24,000 concurrent students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. The ratio of foreigners is about 25%. At Simon Fraser University about 953 teachers and professors share their professional expertise. The amount of foreign specialists is very considerable. The university has international partners which allows its students to participate in exchange programs. The university has social media profiles Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of SFU. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. Simon Fraser University is a part of a few associations like - 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.

Simon Fraser University - Official Description

The University, named after explorer Simon Fraser, opened in September 1965. It has been rated Canada's top comprehensive university in the Maclean's magazine ranking in each of the past five years (‘08, ‘09, ‘10, ‘11 and ‘12). With three campuses, 30,000 undergraduate students, 4,000 graduate students, 124,000 alumni and over 950 tenure-track faculty, SFU has developed a strategic vision as an “engaged university defined by its dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research, and far-reaching community engagement.” The University has a substantial international student population and worldwide research and program linkages. It’s new tagline is: “Engaging the world.”

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