Simon Fraser University
Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public research university that was founded in 1965 and has grown to become one of Canada's top comprehensive universities, with campuses in Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver. Simon Fraser University provides over 150 degree, major, and minor programmes at the bachelor and master levels. Engineering, Arts & Sciences, Business, International Studies, Biological Sciences, and other premier courses are available at Simon Fraser University.

Cost of attendance

The average cost to attend SFU is 20,000 CAD (11 lakhs) annually, which includes tuition fees, accommodation costs and travel expenses.


Simon Fraser University offers students inexpensive living alternatives as well as other necessary facilities. The average cost of living on a university campus is approximately 11,000 CAD (6,51,000 INR). Everyone on campus is assigned a separate single room in which to live comfortably. Students have access to free and unlimited high-speed wifi on campus. Each resident hall is outfitted with all of the necessities for students, including a common area, a study area, a laundry room, and a washroom. It has a reasonable food plan, and the dining hall is immediately next to the residence. On-campus accommodation provides students and lifelong friends from all over the world with more security. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is 700 to 900 CAD.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 35700, out of which 4030 are international students. Simon Fraser University is very selective while accepting students for its admissions. The acceptance rate is 65% only.


Simon Fraser University has three distinct campuses located in Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver. For international students, the university provides reasonable accommodation choices. SFU provides public restrooms located across the campus. The campus contains basketball courts, an indoor climbing wall, an aquatic facility, a 25-meter-long swimming pool, and a diving pool. Elevators, garbage can lids, a public phone, a cooking area, and student public space are all available at Simon Fraser University. Modern lecture theatres and a well-equipped public lounge are among the other campus amenities.


SFU has been granted formal accreditation, effective September 1, 2015 by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an independent, non-profit agency.

Jobs and Placement

Simon Fraser University is one of Canada's best comprehensive institutions, with a high employment rate. Simon Fraser University has been recognised as one of the top universities in Canada for job placements based on its placement records. The top paying degree at SFU is Masters in Science, with an annual salary of 128,000 CAD, and the best paying job profile available to graduates is Executive Management, with a salary of 154,000 CAD. Microsoft, Accenture, KPMG, NOKIA, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, CITI Bank, HSBC, and Google are among the companies recruiting at the university.

QS Ranking

#298 in QS Global World University Rankings, 2022.

The Ranking

#201–250 World University Rankings THE 2022

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