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Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia

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Institute Mission

...to be an open, inclusive university whose foundation is intellectual and academic freedom; to unite teaching and research, and celebrate discovery, diversity and dialogue.

Institute Overview

Founded in 1965, Simon Fraser University (SFU) is one of the leading comprehensive universities in Canada. SFU offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, as well as distance, co-op and continuing education programs. SFU is currently rated Canada's number one comprehensive university by MacLean's Magazine.


  • Located in beautiful Vancouver, host city of the 2010 Winter Olympics and the world's most livable city
  • Rated Canada's number one comprehensive university in 2009 by MacLean's Magazine
  • Trimester system allows flexible combinations of study, work and time off
  • Interdisciplinary study options encourage students to explore and develop a well-rounded education
  • Co-op and internship opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines
  • International exchange opportunities with nearly 100 universities in 45 countries

    Simon Fraser University

  • Program Majors

    •  Business Administration
    •  Computer Science
    •  Design & Applied Arts
    •  Education
    •  Engineering
    •  Humanities
    •  Natural Sciences
    •  Nursing & Allied Health
    •  Visual Arts

    Degrees & Diplomas

    •  University Transfer Programs
    •  Certificates < 1 yr
    •  Diplomas 1 - 3 yrs
    •  Bachelor's Degrees 3 - 4 yrs
    •  Master's Degrees 1 - 2 yrs
    •  Doctor's Degrees

    Admissions Criteria

    Minimum GPA
    English Language Proficiency   (Minimum Score)
    TOEFL (Computer-based):
    TOEFL (Internet-based):
    TOEFL (Paper-based):
    Application Deadline
    Notification of Acceptance
    Fall Semester: 
    Winter Semester: 
    Spring Semester: 
    Summer Semester: 
    Rolling Notification/Varies by Program
    International Application Fee (C$): 
    International Annual Tuition (C$): 

    Provincial Accreditation

    • British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education

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