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Simon Fraser University

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Everything you need to know about Simon Fraser University

  • Simon Fraser University, located in British Columbia, Canada, is a research-intensive university established in 1965. Simon Fraser University offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, diploma courses, and certificate courses. It offers courses in more than 150 subject areas. 
  • The University provides the courses across eight faculties, namely, the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Communication, Arts, and Technology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Education, Beedie School of Business, and Faculty of Environment. 
  • The University has four research centers: Health Technology, Health Solution, Big Data, and New Materials and Technology for Sustainability.
  •  Some top courses offered by Simon Fraser University are Bachelors in Business Administration, Software systems, Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, etc., and Master in Economics, Health Sciences, Psychology, Computing Science, Business Administration, etc. 
  • The courses offered at the University cost CAD 4,940 to 49.435 per year. The food and hostel of the University are around CAD 16.626 per year. 
  • Scholarships are available to Canadian and International students at the University. Simon Fraser University does not directly administer external scholarships, awards, or bursaries. Instead, it admits students financially through awards, scholarships for undergraduates and graduates on a merit basis, government awards, etc. It also provides excellent campus placement to its students.
Bachelors
Masters
PG Diploma
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UG Diploma /Certificate /Associate Degree

Certificate in Health and Fitness Studies

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Fees ($)

$39.14K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹24.10L / year

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Duration

12 months

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Fees ($)

$6.20K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹3.82L / year

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Duration

24 months

Postgraduate

Full-Time MBA

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Fees ($)

$39.14K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹24.10L / year

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Duration

24 months

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Fees ($)

$6.20K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹3.82L / year

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Duration

24 months

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Fees ($)

$6.20K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹3.82L / year

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Duration

24 months

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Fees ($)

$6.20K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹3.82L / year

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Duration

48 months

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Fees ($)

$49.57K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹30.52L / year

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Duration

48 months

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Fees ($)

$6.20K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹3.82L / year

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Duration

24 months

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University Ranking

According to the QS World University Rankings for 2023, Simon Fraser University is ranked 328th internationally. In the 2022 QS rankings, the university occupies the 298th position. Since 2021, the QS ranking of Simon Fraser University has increased significantly. In 2021, the university ranked at 323rd position. Academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-to-student ratio, citations per faculty, and international student-to-faculty ratio are the indicators considered when ranking universities.

 

In 2022, Times Higher Education ranked Simon Fraser University as the eighth-best institution in Canada. It rose from the eleventh position in 2021. According to Times Higher Education's 2022 global university rankings, Simon Fraser University is ranked between 200 and 250. According to Times Higher Education rankings, the university ranked between 251 and 300 in 2021. The rise in ranking demonstrates the significant accomplishments of SFU's faculty, students, and staff. Admissions to Simon Fraser University in 2022
 

According to U.S. News & World Report, Simon Fraser University will be ranked 313th among the world's best universities in 2022. For the ranking, U.S. News & World Report considers global research reputation, regional research reputation, publications, books, total citations, and other factors.


 

Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings301-400301-400301-400301-400NA
QS - World University Ranking245264314323298
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking251-300251-300251-300251-300201-250
US News & World Report - Global Universities288290290306313
Course Ranking

In 2022, the Global MBA course at Simon Fraser University ranks between positions 201-250 among its business programmes. The Business and Economics course is ranked between 176 and 200 by the Times Higher Education rankings for 2022. According to THE rankings for 2022, the Engineering and Technology course is ranked between 251-300. SFU ranks between 126 and 150 according to the Times Higher Education rankings for Computer courses in 2022.

Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - Accounting & FinanceNA251-300NANANA
QS - Global MBA151-200151-200201-250201-250201-250
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics126-150126-150126-150151-175176-200
Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - Engineering and Technology318285323340NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering176-200201-250301-400301-400251-300
Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computers [10]176-200201-250151-175151-175126-150
Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings151-200201-300NANANA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings201-300301-400301-400301-400NA
QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings301-350251-300301-350351-400NA
QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings301-350301-350351-400401-450NA
QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings101-150151-200201-250201-250NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings201-250201-250201-250201-250201-250
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology Rankings69101-125151-175151-175201-250
Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings101-150101-150101-150101-150NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology RankingNA101-150101-150101-150NA
QS - Communication and Media Studies Rankings101-150101-15051-100101-150NA
QS - QS - Art & Design RankingsNANA151-200151-200NA
QS - QS - Sociology Rankings251-300NA251-300251-300NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings176-200176-200176-200151-175151-175
Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By2018201920202021
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking37382736

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Webometrics - National

153

Webometrics - World

314

QS Rankings

Academic Requirements

 

Undergraduate

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) / India School Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate
  • 50-60% of the time

 

Graduate

 

Graduate diploma/certificate

  • A bachelor's degree completed in four years with a minimum overall grade of B-

Masters

  • A four-year bachelor's degree with a course-specific minimum total grade requirement
  • First Class or a CGPA of 8 on a 10-point scale

Doctoral

  • Master's Degree, Master's Degree in Engineering, Forestry, or Medicine MPhil, Master's Degree, Master's Degree in Engineering, Forestry, or Medicine MPhil, Master's Degree
  • First Class or an 8 on a 10-point scale CGPA

 

English Requirements

DegreeTestScore
UndergraduateIELTSOverall 6.5
TOEFL iBTOverall 88
PTEOverall 65
GraduateIELTSOverall 7
TOEFL iBTOverall 93
PTEOverall 65

Simon Fraser University is a top comprehensive university in Canada, with a high employment rate. Within three months of graduation, 81 per cent of SFU MBA graduates found work. Simon Fraser University has been recognised as one of the top universities in Canada for job placement based on its placement records.


The following table shows the average wages of Simon Fraser University alumni in various professions:

Profile

Average Salary

Compliance, AML, KYC Monitoring

74,000 CAD

Finance Control Strategy

82,000 CAD

Financial Services

79,000 CAD

Human Resources

67,000 CAD

Executive Management Change

155,000 CAD

IT Software Development

89,000 CAD


 

On-Campus Accommodation

 

  • Students at Simon Fraser University have access to cheap housing and all necessary amenities. Everyone receives their own single room in the university accommodation, so they may live comfortably. Students have access to free and unlimited high-speed internet on campus
  • Visit:  https://www.sfu.ca/students/residences.html

 

Off-Campus Accommodation

 

  • The average monthly rent is between 700 and 900 CAD
  • There are also studio flats, three-bedroom apartments, four-bedroom apartments, condominiums, and communal units available
  • The student quarters are made up of modern suite elements with fully outfitted kitchens, including new appliances and dishwashers
  • The flats are usually located in a quiet neighbourhood with a warm and welcoming ambience
  • There is both short-term and long-term student housing available
  • Visit: https://www.rentboard.ca/rentals/index.aspx?s0=1&locid=672
Scholarships

Deadline

2023-02-26

Awarded

Varies

Amount

₹8.92L

Deadline

2023-04-01

Awarded

1

Amount

₹89.46K

Deadline

2023-03-31

Awarded

Varies

Amount

₹8.97L

Deadline

2023-06-01

Awarded

22

Amount

₹2.98L

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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about Simon Fraser University
Where is Simon Fraser University located?

Simon Fraser University is located in Burnaby, Canada

How much does it cost to study in Simon Fraser University?

The average first year cost to study in Simon Fraser University is INR 2184210

What is the acceptance rate for Simon Fraser University?

Simon Fraser University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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