Tuition & Fees

$6,458

$26,030

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

22

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,692
Declined + 6,743
Total Received 16,435
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Public

25,649

undergraduate students

4,875

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 0999
ACT 5374

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Location

School Facts

Simon Fraser University, founded in 1965, is a public, coeducational institution. Its 400-acre campus is located in Burnaby, Canada.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 30,524
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  AUCC (Assn. of Universities and Colleges of Canada)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

Burnaby, CN

400-acre, urban campus in Burnaby (population: 232,755), nine miles from downtown Vancouver; additional campuses in Surrey and Vancouver. Air, bus, and train serve Vancouver. Public transportation serves campus.

Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, CN V5A 1S6

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
15%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $79
(Canadian dollars)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 31
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline February 28
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,692
Declined + 6,743
Total Received 16,435

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Louise Legris
Director of Admissions
P: 778 782-6930
F: 778 782-4969
admissionsteam@sfu.ca

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,648
Room $5,888
Board $3,900
Additional fees $810
Books & supplies $2,040
Total $18,286

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,477,529
State $823,814
Institutional $5,503,920
Other external
Total $18,805,263

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,464,483
Other external $443,805
Total $7,908,288
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 778 782-6930
F: 778 782-4722
fiassist@sfu.ca

Financial Aid Officer

Manoj Bhakthan
Director, Financial Aid and Awards

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Cheerleading, Crew, Cricket, Dance, Field Hockey, Fitness, Golf, Grappling, Ice Hockey, Kendo, Kung Fu, Lacrosse, Skiing, Snowboarding, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

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Athletic Directors

Theresa Hanson (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Great Northwest Athletic Conference
Mascot
McFogg the Dog
School colors
red

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Actuarial Science
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Applied/Computational Mathematics
Archaeology
Art/Culture Studies
Arts
Arts Education
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry
Biological Physics
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Cognitive Sciences
Communication
Communications
Computing Science
Contemporary Arts
Counseling Psychology
Criminology
Curriculum Theory/Implementation
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Digital Media
Earth Science
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology/Learning Design
Engineering Science
English
English Literature
Environmental Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Toxicology
Executive M.B.A.
Film
Financial Risk Management
Fine Arts/Interdisciplinary Studies
First Nation Studies
French
French Cohort Program
French Literature
Gender/Sexuality/Womens Studies
General Science
General Studies
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Gerontology
Global Assets/Wealth Management
Global Environmental Systems
Health Sciences
History
Humanities
Industrial Mathematics
Integrated Studies
Interactive Arts/Technology
International Studies
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management of Technology
Management/Systems Science
Mathematical Physics
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Music
Operations Research
Pest Management
Philosophy
Physical Geography
Physics
Political Science
Population/Public Health
Psychology
Public Policy
Publishing
Resource/Environmental Management
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Sociology
Sociology/Anthropology
Software Systems
Statistics
Theatre
Urban Studies
Visual Art
Women's Studies
World Literature
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

30,524

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

25,649
students

Female
54%
13,799

Male
46%
11,850

16%

4,875
students

Female
56%
2,754

Male
44%
2,121

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

50%

12,895
students

Female
55%
7,022

Male
45%
5,873

50%

12,754
students

Female
54%
6,777

Male
46%
5,977

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Student Break-down

Transfer Admissions

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: January 31

Spring: September 15

Summer: January 31

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

trimester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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