Join the SFU community

Get ready to take the next big step in your university journey.

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ENROLLED STUDENTS IN 2022

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM
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ALUMNI ALL OVER THE WORLD

180K+

ALUMNI ALL OVER THE WORLD

Apply to Canada's #1 comprehensive university and see yourself joining the SFU community! Whether you're a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution, follow these steps to help you complete your application.

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Start your application

Explore the educational paths you can take through our interdisciplinary programs, their requirements, the application timeline, and get started on your journey!

All applications to post-secondary institutions in BC are submitted through this application service.

Non-refundable application fees

Application fee payable online by credit card:

  • Domestic students: $82.60
  • International students: $130

Deposit upon acceptance:

  • Domestic students: $250
  • International students: $750

Your next steps

Submit your required documents

Once you submit your application, you'll have a to-do list of items dependent on your pathway. Maximize your chances of an early of admission by submitting your documents sooner and reviewing what's next.

I've applied to SFU, what's next?

Timeline and evaluation

BC/Yukon high school students

High school students in BC and Yukon are on a different pathway than students from other provinces in Canada and outside of Canada. Find out how we'll evaluate your application.

VIEW TIMELINE FOR BC/YUKON APPLICANTS

Explore our programs

Understand admission requirements

Explore the interdisciplinary programs, faculties, and diverse career options you're interested in, and review the admission requirements that vary with your pathway to SFU.

Explore our programs

Submit your required documents

Once you submit your application, you'll have a to-do list of items dependent on your pathway. Maximize your chances of an early of admission by submitting your documents sooner and reviewing what's next.

I've applied to SFU, what's next?

BC/Yukon high school students

High school students in BC and Yukon are on a different pathway than students from other provinces in Canada and outside of Canada. Find out how we'll evaluate your application.

VIEW TIMELINE FOR BC/YUKON APPLICANTS

Understand admission requirements

Explore the interdisciplinary programs, faculties, and diverse career options you're interested in, and review the admission requirements that vary with your pathway to SFU.

Explore our programs

Application periods and deadlines

Summer 2024

  • All applicants

December 1, 2023 to January 15, 2024

Fall 2024

October 1, 2023 to January 31, 2024

  • All other post-secondary transfer applicants

March 1, 2024 to April 15, 2024

Spring 2025

  • All applicants

August 1, 2024 to September 15, 2024

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Student to faculty ratio average

19:1

Student to faculty ratio average

SFU has more intimate class sizes contributing to your quality of education
and overall student experience.

SFU has more intimate class sizes contributing to your quality of education and overall student experience.

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Join our workshops and tours

Take the opportunity to speak directly with SFU representatives and current students, as they'll add insight into our faculties and programs, answer your questions, and help you complete the application process with confidence.

Applicant workshops: get help with your SFU application

Connect with SFU recruitment and admissions representatives who will guide you through all the steps. Each type of workshop is designed to address procedures and commonly-asked questions specific to your pathway.

Register for applicant workshops

Campus tours: See yourself here!

Our student guides will take you through learning environments around campus and share their personal experiences of student life, including what it's like to be part of the SFU community.

Book a campus tour

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Consider your living arrangements

With your application to SFU underway, start thinking about where you'll want to live during your undergraduate studies. Consider factors that will optimize your student experience like proximity to campus, accesss to amenities, and things that complement your lifestyle.

Live on campus

At SFU Residence, you'll benefit from your own private living and study space, access to housing amenities, all-you-care-to-eat meal plans at the 24/7 Dining Commons, and on-campus supports. 

Apply for SFU Residence and Housing

Live off-campus

Greater Vancouver is one of the most desirable places in Canada for students to live in! We'll help you think about off-campus housing options to give an idea of your budget, location, and other important considerations.

Learn about off-campus housing options

Connect with SFU!

We’ll email you timely, key information that will help you with your application to SFU and share unique insight into the SFU student experience.

 

Share your details with us